The Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF), is a wrapper or container format, originally developed by Microsoft and IBM. Formats based on the RIFF container include the widely used WAV (audio) and AVI (video) formats.
See also RIFX.
RIFF files begin with the ASCII characters "
RIFF type cross-reference
Selected "RIFF types", and related articles, are listed below. The RIFF type (also called "form type" or "RIFF form") is a four-byte identifier that usually appears at file offset 8. See also Category:RIFF based file formats.
|RIFF type||Refer to||Remarks|
||Windows Animated Cursor|
||MTV Video (.AMV)|
||RIFF Bundle File||Defined in the RIFF specifications.|
||RIFF Palette File||Defined in the RIFF specifications.|
||RDIB||Defined in the RIFF specifications.|
||RIFF MIDI||Defined in the RIFF specifications.|
||RIFF Multimedia Movie|
||WAV||Defined in the RIFF specifications.|
- Multimedia Programming Interface and Data Specifications 1.0 - RIFF document issued jointly by IBM and Microsoft, 1991-08
- Microsoft Multimedia Standards Update, Revision 1.0.97, 1992-07-29