Elements of File Formats

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* Ancillary knowledge that may be needed to help decode file formats
 
* Ancillary knowledge that may be needed to help decode file formats
  
== Elements of binary formats ==
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== Integers ==
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* [[Binary-coded decimal]]
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* [[Ones' complement]]
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* [[Two's complement]]
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* [[Variable-length quantity]]
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See also [[:Category:Integer data types]].
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== Floating point numbers ==
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* [[Bfloat16]] (BF16) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bfloat16_floating-point_format]
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* [[DEC64]]
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* [[IEEE floating point]]
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* [[Posit]]
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* [[Unum]]
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See also [[:Category:Floating point data types]].
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== Time formats ==
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Refer to [[Date and time formats]].
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== Identifiers ==
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* [[CLSID]]
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* [[Domain name]]
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** [[Top-level domain]]
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* [[Filename]]
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** [[Filename extension]]
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* [[FourCC]]
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* [[GUID]]
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* [[IANA character set name]]
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* [[IETF language tag]]
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* [[ISO 3166-1 country code]]
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* [[Macintosh type/creator code]]
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* [[RISC OS filetype]]
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* [[ULID]]
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* [[UUID]]
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* [[Windows Language Code Identifier]]
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== Other ==
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* [[ANSI escape code]]
 
* [[Base2]]
 
* [[Base2]]
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* [[Bit]]
 
* [[Bit order]]
 
* [[Bit order]]
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* [[Byte]]
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* [[Emacs file variable]]
 
* [[Endianness]] (little-endian, big-endian)
 
* [[Endianness]] (little-endian, big-endian)
* [[Floating point numbers]]
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* [[File]]
** [[DEC64]]
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* [[Shebang]]
** [[IEEE floating point]]
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* [[GUID]]
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* Integers
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** [[Binary-coded decimal]]
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** [[Ones' complement]]
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** [[Two's complement]]
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** [[Variable-length base-128]]
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* [[Unix time]] (timestamp number)
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* [[UUID]]
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
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* [[Data type]]
 
* [[Data type]]
 
* [[Date and time formats]]
 
* [[Date and time formats]]
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* [[Digital Rights Management]]
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* [[Encryption]]
 
* [[Error codes and messages]]
 
* [[Error codes and messages]]
 
* [[Error detection and correction]]
 
* [[Error detection and correction]]
* [[:Category:Naming and numbering systems]]
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* [[Naming and numbering systems]]
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* [[Text-based data]]
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[[Category:Information]]

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This section is for

  • Common formats that make up only a small part of a file
  • Ancillary knowledge that may be needed to help decode file formats

Contents

[edit] Integers

See also Category:Integer data types.

[edit] Floating point numbers

See also Category:Floating point data types.

[edit] Time formats

Refer to Date and time formats.

[edit] Identifiers

[edit] Other

[edit] See also

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