To convert Microsoft Window *.wav files to AU format you need some sort of utility such Goldwave.
Adobe Audition (née CoolWave) is far to complicated just to convert a few files. It is a professional audio tool.
JMF (Java Media Framework) classes will let you play wav files, but JMF requires the user to install the JMF jar. Simple Applet. getAudioClip for *.wav only works on Windows.
wav files are very bulky. Often MP3 files are used to save transmission time or to add video.
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