Waveform Audio (.WAV)
Definition - What does Waveform Audio (.WAV) mean?
The Waveform Audio File Format (WAV) is an audio file format. It is considered a "first-generation" format with no compression except with some manipulations in order to store the sound digitally, resulting in larger sizes compared to formats like MP3 and WMA. This standard was developed by IBM and Microsoft for storing an audio bitstream on PCs.
The Waveform Audio File Format is also known as WAVE.