DIGITAL AUDIO FILE FORMATS

(Extension - Description)

669 Composer 669 module
669 UNIS Composer module
AIFC Compressed Audio Interchange Format File
AIFF Audio Interchange Format File
AIS Velvet Studio Instrument
AKP Akai sampler disk and file formats
AKP Akai S5000/S6000 Program File
ALAW Raw A-law data
AMS Extreme Tracker Module
AMS Velvet Studio Module
APEX AVM Sample Studio bank
ASE Velvet Studio Sample
ASF Microsoft Advanced Streaming Format
ASX Microsoft Advanced Streaming Format Metafile
AU Sun/Next Audio File (linear m-law or A-law)
AVI Microsoft Audio Video Interleave File
AVR Audio Visual Research sound file
C01 Typhoon wave file
CDA CD Audio Track
CDR Raw Audio-CD data
CMF Creative Labs Music File
DCM DCM Module
DEWF Macintosh SoundCap/SoundEdit recorder instrument
DF2 Defractor 2 Extended Instrument
DFC Defractor Instrument
DIG Digilink format
DIG Sound Designer I audio
DLS Downloadable Sounds Spec
DMF Delusion Digital Music File
DSF Delusion Digital Sound File
DSM Digital Sound module
DSP Dynamic Studio Professional module
DTM DigiTrekker module
DWDDiamondWare Digitized audio
EDA Ensoniq ASR disk image
EDE Ensoniq EPS disk image
EDK Ensoniq KT disk image
DTM DigiTrekker module
DWDDiamondWare Digitized audio
EDA Ensoniq ASR disk image
EDE Ensoniq EPS disk image
EDK Ensoniq KT disk image
EDQ Ensoniq SQ1/SQ2/KS32 disk image
EDS Ensoniq SQ80 disk image
EDV Ensoniq VFX-SD disk image
EFA Ensoniq ASR file
EFE Ensoniq EPS family instrument
EFK Ensoniq KT file
EFQ Ensoniq SQ1/SQ2/KS32 file
EFS Ensoniq SQ80 file
EFV Ensoniq VFX-SD file
EMB Everest embedded bank file
EMD ABT Extended module
ESPS ESPS audio file
EUI Ensoniq EPS family compacted disk image
F32 Raw 32-bit IEEE floating point waveform values
F64 Raw 64-bit IEEE floating point waveform values
F2R Farandoyle Linear module
F3R Farandoyle Blocked Linear module
FAR Farandoyle Composer module
FFF Gravis UltraSound PnP bank
FSM Farandoyle Composer WaveSample
FZB Casio FZ-1 Bank dump
FZF Casio FZ-1 Full dump
FZV Casio FZ-1 Voice dump
G721 Raw CCITT G.721 4bit ADPCM format data
G723 Raw CCITT G.723 or 5bit ADPCM format data
G726 Raw CCITT G.726 2, 3, 4 or 5bit ADPCM format data
GIG GigaSampler file
GKH Ensoniq EPS (VFX, SD, EPS, ASR, TS) family disk image
GSM Raw GSM 6.10 audio stream or raw 'byte aligned' GSM 6.10 audio
stream
GSM US Robotics voice modems GSM
QuickLink/VoiceGuide/RapidComm
IFF Interchange Format File
INI Gravis UltraSound bank setup extract plus patch files
INS Ensoniq instrument
INS Sample Cell/II instrument
IT Impulse Tracker module
ITI Impulse Tracker instrument
ITS Impulse Tracker sample
K25 Kurzweil K2500 (identicle to KRZ)
K26 Kurzweil K2600 (identicle to KRZ)
KMP Korg Trinity KeyMap
KRZ Kurzweil K2000
KSC Korg Trinity Script
KSF Korg Trinity Sample File
MAT Matlab variables binary
MED MED/OctaMED module
MID Standard MIDI song/track information
MOD Amiga SoundTracker / Protracker / NoiseTracker / Fastracker /
Startrekker / TakeTracker module
MPEG
MP2
MP3 MPEG-1 (Moving Picture Experts Group) Audio Layer I, II and III
compressed audio
MP3 32 kpbs – Streaming or Download – Low quality, previewing audio
MP3 128 kpbs – Streaming or Download – High quality, delivering masters
MP3 320 kpbs – Streaming or Download – Highest quality available today
MTE MadTracker 2 Envelope
MTI MadTracker 2 instrument
MTMMultiTracker module
MTP MadTracker 2 Pattern
MTS MadTracker 2 Sample
MTX MadTracker 2 Extension
MWSMWave DSP synth's instrument extract
NST NoiseTracker Module
OKT Oktalizer module
PAC SBStudio II Package or Song
PAT Advanced Gravis Ultrasound / Forte tech .patch
PBF Turtle Beach Pinnacle Bank File
PRG Akai MPC2000 Program File
PHY PhyMod Physical Modeling data
PSM Protracker Studio module
PTM PolyTracker module
RA RealNetworks RealAudio compressed streaming data
RAM RealNetworks RealAudio Metafile
RAW PCM signed raw audio
RBS Propellerhead's Rebirth Song File
RMF Beatnik's multimedia Rich Music Format
ROL Adlib Synthesized Instrument Music file
RTI RealTracker instrument
RTM RealTracker module
RTS RealTracker sample
S3I Scream Tracker v3 instrument
S3M Scream Tracker v3 module
SAM MODEDIT sample file
SB Raw signed PCM 8bit data
SBK Emu Systems SoundFont Bank patch collection
SBI SoundBlaster Instrument
SD Sound Designer I audio
SD2 Sound Designer II flattened audio or data fork
SDK Roland S-550/S-50/W-30 Disk Image
SDS MIDI Sample Dump Standard
SDX Sample Dump Exchange
SF IRCAM Sound File"
SF2 Emu Systems SoundFont v2.0 patch collection
SMP SampleVision audio, AdLib Gold Sample
SND Akai MPC-series sample, PCM unsigned raw audio, NeXT Sound,
Macintosh Sound Resource
SOU SBStudio II audio
SPPACK SPPack sound sample
STM Scream Tracker Module 1 & 2
STX Scream Tracker Module
SW Raw signed PCM 16bit data
SYX Raw MIDI System Exclusive message(s)
SYH Synchomatic Instrument
SYW Yamaha SY-85/SY-99 Wave audio
TD0 Akai Teledisk Sound Library
TXT ASCII text parameter description
TXT ASCII text formatted audio data
TXW Yamaha TX-16W Wave audio
UB Raw unsigned PCM 8bit data
ULAW Raw m-law (CCITT G.711) data
ULT UltraTracker module
UNI UNIMOD module
UW Raw unsigned PCM 16bit data
UWF UltraTracker WaveSample
VOC Creative Labs audio
VMD Convox Raw sample
VMF Convox SpeechThing / Voice Master sample
VOX Dialogic ADPCM audio
W01 Yamaha TX16W or SY-series wave
WAVMicrosoft Windows RIFF WAVE
WFB Turtle Beach WaveFront bank
WFD Turtle Beach WaveFront drumkit
WFP Turtle Beach WaveFront program
WOW Grave Composer module
XI Fastracker 2.0 instrument
XM Fastracker 2.0 module
XP Fastracker 2.0 pattern
XT Fastracker 2.0 track
RealPlayer – Streaming Audio - From RealNetworks, found on radio sites

WAV
A standard audio format for Windows operating systems, often used for
storing high-quality, uncompressed sound. WAV files can contain CDquality
(44.1 KHz/16-bit) audio signals. However, CD-quality WAV files
require relatively large amounts of memory — roughly 10 MB per stereo
minute of audio.

WIRELSS AND CELLULAR FORMATS
3GPP and 3GPP2 -new standards for high-speed wireless networks.
Telephone File Formats
WAV
AAC (MPEG-4 Audio)
ALaw 2:1
Qualcomm PureVoice (QCELP)
ULaw 2:1

MULTIMEDIA FORMATS WITH APPLE’S QUICKTIME PRO
24-bit integer
32-bit floating point
32-bit integer
64-bit floating point
AAC (MPEG-4 Audio)
ALaw 2:1
AMR Narrowband
Apple Lossless Encoder
IMA 4:1
MACE 3:1
MACE 6:1
MS ADPCM (decode only)
QDesign Music 2
Qualcomm PureVoice (QCELP)
ULaw 2:1