The Interchange File Format of Electronic Arts is a container format used for many kinds of data.
Common file formats are
e.g. IFF-8SVX for 8-bit sampled sounds and
IFF-ILBM for images in an interleaved way that is close to image representation in Amiga computers.
This library does only handle the IFF container format
and does not handle any specific IFF data type.
The intention is the same as of Amiga's