How to open Standard PCM audio .wav files
Have you had trouble opening the wav file on your computer? What are wav files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is wav file?
wav file extension is commonly used for standard PCM audio content.
Standard PCM audio description
WAV file is a raw audio format created by Microsoft and IBM.
The name stands for Waveform Audio File Format, and it is a standard format used for music on PCs.
WAV files are uncompressed, meaning they deliver high-quality audio, but they also take up a significant amount of storage space. They are commonly used in professional music recording and production because of their high quality.
Suggested software to open wav file
Windows 11 default media player.
The default multimedia player from Microsoft Windows
Multimedia file manager and library for Apple users