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How to convert audio to WAV

WAV is a popular format for storing audio files. It’s the format professionals usually rely on when working with sound in audio editors.

What is a WAV file?

If you need a WAV file converter, try Movavi Video Converter or use an online conversion tool.

How to convert audio to WAV with Movavi Video Converter

Movavi’s WAV converter is one of the best programs to help you easily convert videos and music into different formats. Using this app, you can not only change the file format of your favorite songs but also extract audio from clips in AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, and other formats.

Download the appropriate version of the program below and read the instructions to transform your files.

Step 1. Install the WAV converter

Open the downloaded file and follow the instructions on your computer screen.

Step 2. Add audio files

Launch Movavi Video Converter. Click the Add Media button on the left-hand side of the screen and then Add audio. Select the files you want to convert to WAV and hit Open.

Step 3. Choose WAV as the output format

Open the Audio tab and choose WAV from the list. Remember that you can use Movavi Video Converter to convert WAV to MP3, FLAC, OGG, WMA, and AAC – just select the desired audio format from the list. To change the number of channels, audio codec, bitrate type, and other audio properties, click the Cogwheel icon and make your selections.

Step 4. Сonvert to WAV

Click the Save to button. In the dialog box that opens, choose the folder in which to save your converted files. To start the process of converting the selected files to WAV, just click Convert.

Differences between desktop and online converters

Online Video Converter

  • Long-time wait
  • Limited file size
  • Popular formats supported
  • Slow conversion speed

Movavi Video Converter

  • 0-second wait
  • No size limits
  • 180+ formats, presets for 200+ devices
  • Fast conversion speed
  • Online user support

How to use a WAV converter online

Another option is to convert audio to WAV online using a free conversion tool like This online service lets you convert media files for free. However, the file size is limited, and you can only convert one file at a time.

Here’s a short guide to converting files online.

Step 1. Go to the website

Follow the link below to go to the online converter website.

Go to the online converter website

Step 2. Upload your audio files

Click Add Your Media and choose the file you want to convert.

Step 3. Change the output format

The default output format is MP4. To change it, click the MP4 button, hit Audio, and select WAV from the list.

Step 4. Convert your audio to WAV

Click the Convert button to start the conversion process. Once it’s done, click Download and the file will be saved on your computer.

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