AIFF is Audio Interchange File Format.
AIF is the standard audio format for Apple Computer
belonging to one part of QuickTime technology. As Apple
computer is mostly applied to multimedia publishing
industry, AIFF audio files are supported by almost all audio
editor software and audio player software more or less. So
there must be a world for AIFF as long as Apple Computer
still exists. AIFC is file extension for AIF.
ASF is Advanced Streaming Format. It
is an extensible file format developed primarily for storing
synchronized digital video, audio, subtitle streams, or
transmitting data on the internet. ASF is also a multimedia
container of Windows Media Video or Windows Media Audio.
There is an aiff decoder in Windows,
you can convert aif/aifc/aiff to asf file,
ASF Converter which can
convert aif to asf file. Select an aif file, change
audio encoding bitrate if necessary, rename the output file to asf
VQF in its reality is the
Transform-domain Weighted Interleave Vector Quantization (TwinVQ
) technology developed by NTT Human Interface Laboratories
affiliated to Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Group in Japan.
VQF is an audio compression technology (SoundVQ) that enjoys
the support from the famous YAMAHA Corporation. Both VQF and
TVQ are its names of different types.
To convert vqf to asf, please install
its decoder based on DirectShow.