: an uncompressed lossless computer file format used for the storage of digital audio data
Fortunately most studios have CD burners; the easiest and most portable solution is to create a CD-ROM of WAV or AIFF files.Todd Souvignier, Loops and Grooves, 2003

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First Known Use

1988, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of AIFF was in 1988

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“AIFF.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/AIFF. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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