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Reportedly, the Cardfile source code was included in some Windows SDKs.
 
Reportedly, the Cardfile source code was included in some Windows SDKs.
  
There are two .crd file formats, which can be named after their signatures: "MGC" format, and the somewhat more advanced "RRG" format.
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== Format details ==
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There are three known .crd file formats, which can be named after their signatures:
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* "MGC" format
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* "RRG" format, used when the file contains [[OLE 1.0 object]]s
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* "DKO" format, which uses Unicode text
  
 
== Identification ==
 
== Identification ==
Files begin with ASCII characters "{{magic|MGC}}" or "{{magic|RRG}}".
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Files begin with ASCII "{{magic|MGC}}", "{{magic|RRG}}", or "{{magic|DKO}}".
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== Specifications ==
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* [https://jeffpar.github.io/kbarchive/kb/099/Q99340/ Archived copy of Q99340: Windows 3.1 Card File Format]
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20130605083355/http://support.microsoft.com/kb/99340 Microsoft Support: Windows 3.1 Card File Format] (from archive.org)
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* [http://cardwin.sourceforge.net/ The Cardwin Project website] - Has information about the format
  
 
== Software ==
 
== Software ==
 
* [https://sourceforge.net/projects/cardwin/ The Cardwin Project]
 
* [https://sourceforge.net/projects/cardwin/ The Cardwin Project]
 
* [http://www.geert.com/CardFile.htm Freeware 64 bit and 32 bit CardFile replacement]
 
* [http://www.geert.com/CardFile.htm Freeware 64 bit and 32 bit CardFile replacement]
* {{Deark}} can extract images and text (MGC format only)
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* {{Deark}} can extract images and text, in most cases
  
 
== Sample files ==
 
== Sample files ==
* [http://cd.textfiles.com/ccbwindows93/CORELDRA/WINDOART.ZIP WINDOART.ZIP] ''[Ed. note: Somebody confused CRD format with [[CorelDRAW|CDR]] format.]''
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* {{CdTextfiles|ccbwindows93/CORELDRA/WINDOART.ZIP|WINDOART.ZIP}} ''[Ed. note: Somebody confused CRD format with [[CorelDRAW|CDR]] format.]''
* [http://cd.textfiles.com/ccbwindows93/CORELDRA/CLIP_ART.ZIP CLIP_ART.ZIP]
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* {{CdTextfiles|ccbwindows93/CORELDRA/CLIP_ART.ZIP|CLIP_ART.ZIP}}
* [http://cd.textfiles.com/ccbwindows93/CORELDRA/WINSFT11.ZIP WINSFT11.ZIP]
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* {{CdTextfiles|ccbwindows93/CORELDRA/WINSFT11.ZIP|WINSFT11.ZIP}}
* [http://cd.textfiles.com/wingold/IMAGES/F1104/COMPUTER.CRD COMPUTER.CRD]
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* {{CdTextfiles|wingold/IMAGES/F1104/COMPUTER.CRD|COMPUTER.CRD}}
* [http://cd.textfiles.com/secretsubjects/INFO/HAM/COPS.CRD COPS.CRD]
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* {{CdTextfiles|secretsubjects/INFO/HAM/COPS.CRD|COPS.CRD}}
* [http://cd.textfiles.com/1stcanadian/windows/stsc1a/1a_sin.crd 1a_sin.crd]
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* {{CdTextfiles|1stcanadian/windows/stsc1a/1a_sin.crd|1a_sin.crd}}
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
* [[Wikipedia:Cardfile|Wikipedia: Cardfile]]
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* [[Wikipedia: Cardfile]]
* [http://support.microsoft.com/kb/99340 Windows 3.1 Card File Format], from Microsoft Support
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* [http://cardwin.sourceforge.net/ The Cardwin Project website] - Has information about the format
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[[Category:Graphics]]
 
[[Category:Graphics]]
 
[[Category:Microsoft]]
 
[[Category:Microsoft]]
 
[[Category:Windows]]
 
[[Category:Windows]]

Latest revision as of 15:19, 13 June 2019

File Format
Name Cardfile
Ontology
Extension(s) .crd
Released 1985

Cardfile (sometimes spelled CardFile or Card File) is an address book application, with a native .crd file format. It was included with Microsoft Windows 1.0 through Windows Me and Windows NT 4. It has apparently been used as a clip art format.

Reportedly, the Cardfile source code was included in some Windows SDKs.

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[edit] Format details

There are three known .crd file formats, which can be named after their signatures:

  • "MGC" format
  • "RRG" format, used when the file contains OLE 1.0 objects
  • "DKO" format, which uses Unicode text

[edit] Identification

Files begin with ASCII "MGC", "RRG", or "DKO".

[edit] Specifications

[edit] Software

[edit] Sample files

[edit] Links

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