How to Convert WAV to XML Format

By Chanel Adams

Wave (.wav) is a common extension found on audio and video files. However, they may not have the capabilities to play or open if your MP3 player, your cell phone or your computer's media player only accepts .xml files. On the other hand, you may need to convert the file to use on a webpage that accepts .xml formats. In this case, you need to use media file converter software. Media file converter software is simple and free to use. You will find this type of software on many kinds of websites.

Step 1

Search for a file converter software. Examples include HiFi WAV, OJOSoft and Smart WAV.

Step 2

Download the software of your choice. Save the file to your desktop for easy access. Double-click the file, and follow the setup wizard instructions.

Step 3

Restart your computer. This allows your computer to recognize and program the newly installed software.

Step 4

Click "Start" and "All Programs." Locate the converter software in the menu. Double-click on it to launch it.

Step 5

Select "Browse." Select a .wav file in your computer's programs and files. Select "Convert to XML" from the drop-down menu.

Step 6

Choose "Convert." Wait for the process to complete. Select "Save" and choose a destination where you want to save the new file.