WAV Format Preferences allow setting up how output WAV files are encoded. This tab allows specifying WAV Codec, Sample Rate and Channels.

To open WAV Format Preferences tab, choose ‘Preferences’ in Application Menu and select Format tab.

WAV Codec

To Audio Converter - the list of WAV codecs

To Audio Converter - the list of WAV codecs

Select ‘Automatic Selection’ when WAV codec should be assigned automatically to ‘PCM 8 bit’, ‘PCM 16 Bit', 'PCM 24 Bit' or 'PCM 32 Bit’, depending on the bit depth of source audio. ‘Automatic Selection’ is the default preferred setting for WAV codec.

The  list of supported codecs that can be used when converting to WAV format:

  • PCM 8 Bit
  • PCM 16 Bit
  • PCM 24 Bit
  • PCM 32 Bit
  • PCM 32 Bit Floating Point
  • G.711 A-Law
  • G.711 μ-Law
  • ADPCM IMA
  • ADPCM Microsoft
  • GSM 6.10 / Microsoft Variant

 

Sample Rate

Select ‘As Source’ when encoded audio should have the same Sample Rate as source audio. This is the default preferred setting.

A fixed Sample Rate also can be set from 8000 to 192000 Hz. If the Sample Rate of source audio differs from selected fixed Sample Rate, the output audio will be resampled.

To Audio Converter - the list of Sample RatesTo Audio Converter - the list of Sample Rates

Channels

Select ‘As Source’ when encoded audio should have the same number of channels as source audio. This is the default preferred setting.

A fixed number of channels also can be set to:

  • Mono (1 Channel). If the source audio has more than one channel, it will be downmixed to a mono
  • Stereo (2 Channels). If the source audio has more than two channels, it will be downmixed to a stereo