Canvas

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File Format
Name Canvas
Ontology
Extension(s) .cvs, .cv5, .cnv, .cvd, .cvx, others
Released 1987
For other "Canvas" formats, see Canvas (Atari), Spaceward Graphics.

Canvas X is a desktop publishing application. Originally developed by Deneba Systems Inc., then acquired by ACD Systems in 2003.

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Identifiers

Canvas uses the following extensions. File can be compressed changing their structure.

  • CVS (Canvas 3.5)
  • CV5 (Canvas 5) Sample CV5 file
  • CNV (Canvas 6-8)
  • CVX (Canvas 9, Canvas X)
  • CVD (Canvas Draw)
  • CVI (Canvas X Image File)
  • TPL (Canvas Template)

Identification

  • Canvas CVS files can have "00 00 00 76 00 00 00 36 00 00 00 2E 00 00 00 1E" starting at byte 16
  • Canvas CV5 files can have "CANVAS5" at offset 25.
  • Canvas CNV files can have "CANVAS6" at offset 25.
  • Many Canvas CV5 & CNV files end in "CNV5"

CVS files can have TYPE "drw2" CREATOR "DAD2" in Mac OS Classic.

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Canvas2.1.1-About.png

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