This Steinberg page may also be useful: <https://steinberg.help/wavelab_pro/v9.5/en/wavelab/topics/audio_files_editing/supported_file_formats_c.html> On 2020-12-10 2:49 p.m., Richard L. Hess wrote: > Hi, Shai, > > That is interesting, I decided to research it a bit and there is a 2016 > thread on Gearslutz started by Jeff Willens > > <https://www.gearslutz.com/board/music-computers/1086321-do-you-use-rf64.html> > > > Someone named Michal provided some excellent discussion surrounding the > RF64-W64-CAF question. The one thing that needs to be updated is that > iZotope RX handles RF64 files -- at least I tried a 3 GB one from 2011 > and it opened now. I was also able to open a 10 GB multichannel WAV in > iZotope, though track mapping has been a bit of a challenge in that > interface--it's more designed for surround processes. > > That thread points to a blogger essay by Bjorg from 2009: > <http://blog.bjornroche.com/2009/11/wave64-vs-rf64-vs-caf.html> > that might be of interest. > > This is not a new issue, actually. > > I think, in general, since the standardization of RF64 by EBU it makes > more sense to use RF64 which, I believe, comes under the BWF umbrella. > > In my world, if RME, iZotope, and Samplitude support RF64, I am happy. > > Cheers, > > Richard > > On 2020-12-10 1:34 a.m., Shai Drori wrote: >> Hi Richard >> AFAIK W64 is widely accepted and used in all up to date computers and >> DAW, >> I've been using it daily for a few months now without a single problem on >> audition, wavelab, premiere pro, and Cubase. >> >> Cheers >> Shai Drori >> Expert digitization services for Audio Video >> 3K scanning for film 8mm-35mm >> Timeless Recordings Music Label >> www.audiovideofilm.com >> [log in to unmask] >> >> >> >> On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 12:34 AM Richard L. Hess >> <[log in to unmask]> >> wrote: >> >>> Hi, Martin, >>> >>> It seems there are at least two ways to make large WAV files, and >>> possibly three. >>> >>> (1) In the early 2000s, there was a format that Samplitude would use >>> that made a WAV file and when that was full (2 GB, I believe), it made a >>> W01 and then a W02 file, etc. These could be seamlessly used, but if one >>> got lost... >>> >>> (2) According to a very thorough article at >>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WAV the W64 format was created by >>> Sound Forge (now Sony) with a 64 bit header. I don't know how widely >>> that has been adapted. >>> >>> (3) since about 2010, programs have been adopting the RF64 and at least >>> Samplitude would seamlessly transition from the WAV format to the RF64 >>> format when needed. That created a few compatibility issues, but those >>> seem to have vanished. Here is the Wikipedia article on RF64. Not as >>> good as the WAV one, but it will give you the idea. >>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RF64 >>> >>> > > -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800 http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Track Format - Speed - Equalization - Azimuth - Noise Reduction Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.