this is a proprietary format developed by Microsoft. Users have noticed low error resilience: sometimes insignificant damage to the file can cause the file not to play. Besides this, the closed format hampers its proliferation outside of Windows platforms.
A file with the CDDA file extension is a CD Digital Audio file that stores audio in the AIFF format. CDDA files are normally seen only when audio files have been ripped from an audio CD that uses the CD Digital Audio specification. This is most often done through the Apple iTunes program with the Audio CD burn option.