audio file

(redirected from Audio file format)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

audio file

(1) Sounds like audiophile.

(2) A computer file that contains digitized audio either in the Compact Disc (CDDA) format or in an MP3, AAC or other compressed format. See codec examples, file and sampling.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sun Microsystems have developed the .au audio file format. This type of audio file was very common on NeXT systems and on early Web pages.
The sound engine that plays the audio clips supports several audio file formats, including Sun Audio file format (.au extension), Windows Wave file format (.wav extension), Macintosh AIFF file format (.aif or .aiff extensions) and Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) file format (.mid or .rmi extensions).
The new NLS machines will be much larger than the accessible MP3 players discussed here, and the new NLS audio file format is currently supported only by one of these players.
We decided to make the podcast files available in the MP3 digital audio file format to ensure that file sizes were kept to a minimum and could be played on the widest variety of devices.
The interview with Mr Cameron can be heard in full at thebusinessweek.co.uk in either video or audio file format.
Many of the songs provided by mycokemusic use the Windows Media Audio file format from Microsoft Corp, which is not compatible with the iPod digital music player from Apple.
Voice mail messages are delivered to e-mail in a .wav audio file format, so users hear the messages exactly as they were recorded.
Moreover, a raft of souped-up portable music players that use the competing Windows Media Audio file format are being rolled out in the US.
The audio file format war for the hearts, minds, and ears of the general population continues as we write.
LG's SL10YG SoundBar also supports high-resolution audio via an advanced processing algorithm that can upconvert conventional audio file formats, bringing output closer to studio quality.
If this feature is similar to the desktop version of Spotify, then it could  have support for MP3, M4P and MP4 audio file formats, as pointed out by (https://9to5google.com/2018/11/30/spotify-android-import/) 9To5Google .
Trend towards lossless audio file formats has opened new avenues for the high-end audio equipment