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Need "Audio Format" file property information in Windows 7 that was available in WXP.

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In Windows XP, if I viewed the Properties of a WAV file, I could see the "Audio Format" of the file (i.e. "PCM").  However, in Windows 7, I cannot see this same information.  Is it possible in Windows 7 to see this data "natively"?

I have attached two screenshots of the properties windows for the same WAV file, one from WXP and one from Windows 7.  I have already looked at all information presented in the Windows 7 properties window (Details tab), but cannot see the same data.

Thank You in advance to anyone who can provide some insight!
WXP-WAV-File-Properties.jpg
Win7-WAV-File-Properties.jpg
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I know of no way to do this "natively." There is a great free program called GSpot Codec Information Appliance

http://www.headbands.com/gspot/

You can see what I mean here:
http://superuser.com/questions/72302/how-do-i-find-out-the-audio-format-of-a-wav-file
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