<multimedia, file format, filename extension> (waveform)
/wav/, /dot wav/ A sound format developed by Microsoft and used
extensively in Microsoft Windows. Conversion tools are available
to allow most other operating systems to play .wav files.
.wav files are also
used as the sound source in wavetable synthesis, e.g. in E-mu's
SoundFont. In addition, .wav files are also supported by some
MIDI sequencers as add-on audio. That is, pre-recorded .wav
files are played back by control commands written in the sequence
script. uncompressed audio format developed by IBM and Microsoft.
Became standard audio file used on PCs.