AIFF export

• Jun 29, 2012 - 03:31
Type
Functional
Severity
S5 - Suggestion
Status
active
Project

Can we have the option to export AIFF?

See original discussion .

Using MuseScore 2.0 Nightly Build (ba31a1b) - Mac 10.7.4.


Comments

AIFF is one of the output format provided by libsndfile, the library MuseScore is using for exporting to WAV, FLAC and OGG. Libsndfile supports a dozen more formats. See the matrix on their homepage.

MuseScore not being an audio software but a music notation software, I wonder if it makes sense to multiply the number of audio output format. Next version (2.0) will already add MP3 and we will then have WAV (non compressed), FLAC (lossless compress) and 2 compressed lossless format with OGG and MP3.

AFAIK there is no software on mac that can read AIFF but can't read WAV files so I don't see the added value of yet another uncompressed format. Anyone can prove me wrong?