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CAF Converter - Easily Convert CAF to WAV, MP3, AAC, M4a, OGG on Windows and Mac

Step by Step Guide on How to Convert CAF to all Popular Audio Formats

October 6th, 2012 Updated by

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Overview

Core Audio Format (CAF), a container for storing audio, was designed by Apple Inc. with the aim of overcoming limitation of older digital audio formats like WAF, AIFF. It is compatible only with Mac OS X 10.4 and higher; Mac OS X 10.3 needs QuickTime 7 to be installed. Given the fact that CAF audio CAF file can contain many different audio formats, metadata tracks, and much more data, troubleshooting often occurs when users play, open and import CAF.

Troubleshooting with CAF Audio Files

  • Difficult to play CAF Audio with Windows Media Player and other media players
  • Unable to open CAF files with Windows Movie Maker, PowerPoint, and other Windows software
  • Trouble to importing CAF to early version iMovie like iMovie HD
  • Unable to add CAF to iTunes and syncing CAF to their mobile devices including iPod, iPhone, iPad, iPad 3 for enjoy on the go
  • Be warned when upload iMovie creations to YouTube if CAF audio files from iLife Sound Effects Library are used.
  • Unable to load CAF files with 6 channels
  • Failed to play CAF on Windows 8 or convert CAF on Mac (Mountain Lion included)

Solution

In all above cases, converting CAF to MP3, a much more versatile and compatible format across operating systems is recommended. For windows user, they can also convert CAF to WAV. Others may have specific needs like convert CAF to AAC, convert CAF to M4A.

Now with the excellent CAF Converter and the following detailed guide on how to convert CAF (even 6 channels CAF )to WAV, MP3, AAC, M4a, OGG, etc on Windows and Mac, you can realize converting CAF files to any desired audio formats.

Step 1 Preparation: Run CAF Converter

Free download and install Bigasoft Total Video Converter( for Windows , for Mac ), and then launch the software.

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Bigasoft Total Video Converter, working as a professional CAF Converter, helps to fast and batch convert CAF to all audio formats including convert CAF to WAV, MP3, WMA, APE, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG, AUD, and AIFF. In addition to convert CAF, it can also help to convert between popular video and audio formats, and convert video to CAF and other audio.

Convert CAF to MP3, WAV

Step 2 Add CAF file to CAF Converter

Method 1: Press "Add File" button to locate and open your CAF files

Method 2: Drag the folder where your CAF files are to the CAF Converter

Method 3: Drag CAF files to the CAF Converter

How to Convert CAF to WAV, CAF

Step 3 Set output format

Set output profile to WAV, MP3 or other of you desired audio formats and define the destination folder.

Click the drop-down button right beside "Profile". Set the output file as "MP3 - MPEG Layer-3 Audio (*.mp3)" or you desired audio formats from the "General Audio" category.

Click "Browse" to specify the destination folder.

Step 4 Advanced setting for converting CAF

Bigasoft Total Video Converter is powered with advanced settings to customize the output audio.

"Trim" will help you to trim unwanted audio parts by setting the start time and end time.

With "Merge"feature, you can merge several CAF files and convert to WAV, MP3, etc with integrated one file.

Adjust audio quality to normal, higher or lower quality.

Adjust audio volume to desired level. You may set the volume ratio in the "Advanced Settings" Window.

Step 5 Convert CAF

Press "Convert" button to start the CAF conversion. It will be finished with high output quality and fast converting speed.

Conclusion

Converting CAF to WAV, MP3, AAC, M4a, OGG, etc is just that easy and fast with the smart CAF Converter Mac or Windows. After the conversion is done, locate the converted file in the folder you specified and go ahead to enjoy your work now!

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