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** Also [[wikipedia:Template:Infobox file format]] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AWhatLinksHere&limit=500&target=Template%3AInfobox+file+format&namespace=0 pages using this template])
 
** Also [[wikipedia:Template:Infobox file format]] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AWhatLinksHere&limit=500&target=Template%3AInfobox+file+format&namespace=0 pages using this template])
 
* http://unarchiver.c3.cx/formats
 
* http://unarchiver.c3.cx/formats
* [[Sources/PRONOM|The PRONOM format registry]].
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* [[PRONOM|The PRONOM format registry]]
 
* http://wiki.multimedia.cx/
 
* http://wiki.multimedia.cx/
 
* http://archive.org/download/file-format-encyclopedia/fileformat.zip/
 
* http://archive.org/download/file-format-encyclopedia/fileformat.zip/
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* [http://keep-totem.co.uk/ KEEP Totem] also covers software, hardware etc.
 
* [http://keep-totem.co.uk/ KEEP Totem] also covers software, hardware etc.
 
* [http://cultureandcommunication.org/deadmedia/index.php/Main_Page Dead Media Archives]
 
* [http://cultureandcommunication.org/deadmedia/index.php/Main_Page Dead Media Archives]
* [http://www.forensicinnovations.com/formats.html The >4000 formats known to FI Tools], [http://www.forensicinnovations.com/formats-ext1.html by extension], [http://www.forensicinnovations.com/formats-mime.html by MIME type]
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* [http://www.fid3.com/file-formats The >4000 formats known to FI Tools], [http://www.fid3.com/formats-ext1 by extension], [http://www.fid3.com/formats-mime by MIME type]
 
* [http://hg.python.org/cpython/file/2.7/Lib/mimetypes.py#l402 Python sourcecode for mimetypes module]
 
* [http://hg.python.org/cpython/file/2.7/Lib/mimetypes.py#l402 Python sourcecode for mimetypes module]
* /etc/mimetypes on *nix systems defines a number of file formats and [[mimetypes]]
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* /etc/mimetypes on *nix systems defines a number of file formats and [[MIME types]]
 
* http://www.iasa-web.org/tc04/key-digital-principles - Recommended Audio formats by Audiovisual Archives and Institutions
 
* http://www.iasa-web.org/tc04/key-digital-principles - Recommended Audio formats by Audiovisual Archives and Institutions
 
* http://www.gpsbabel.org/capabilities.html - List of formats used by GPS devices
 
* http://www.gpsbabel.org/capabilities.html - List of formats used by GPS devices
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* http://minidisc.org alot of minidisc related info
 
* http://minidisc.org alot of minidisc related info
 
* http://cool.conservation-us.org/ Conservation Online
 
* http://cool.conservation-us.org/ Conservation Online
* http://filext.com/ File Extensions with Mime types
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* http://filext.com/ File Extensions with MIME types
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_file_formats_(alphabetical) Wikipedia list of file formats (alphabetical)
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_file_formats_(alphabetical) Wikipedia list of file formats (alphabetical)
 
* http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~schepers/formats.html The C64 file formats list
 
* http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~schepers/formats.html The C64 file formats list
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* http://gitorious.org/msoscheme msoscheme is a project that creates a machine readable description of the binary file formats of Microsoft Office
 
* http://gitorious.org/msoscheme msoscheme is a project that creates a machine readable description of the binary file formats of Microsoft Office
 
* http://www.schnarff.com/file-formats/ File Formats documentation collection
 
* http://www.schnarff.com/file-formats/ File Formats documentation collection
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* http://the-fr.org/ The Format Registry
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* http://www.freebase.com/computer/file_format?instances= Freebase instances in category "File Format"
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* https://bitbucket.org/haypo/hachoir/src/default/hachoir-parser/hachoir_parser/ Hachoir file format parsers
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* https://bitbucket.org/haypo/hachoir/wiki/FileFormatResources Hachoir list of file format resources
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* https://theiphonewiki.com/wiki/Category:File_Formats iPhone related file formats
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* https://www.synalysis.net/formats.xml Synalize It file format grammars
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* [http://www.binwalk.org Binwalk] — can recognise and extract data in many formats embeddded inside firmware images
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* http://www.math.utah.edu/~beebe/fonts/X-Window-System-fonts.html - Good info about the Fonts on Windows X system
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* http://www.online-convert.com/file-type
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* https://melog.info/archives/2004/09/30223144.html - PC98 disk image formats (Japanese)
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* http://lclevy.free.fr/amiga/formats.html - Amiga file formats
  
 
==Emulation==
 
==Emulation==
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Compressed-Image-File-Formats-JPEG/dp/0201604434/ Compressed Image File Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, XBM, BMP] by John Miano (1999)
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/Compressed-Image-File-Formats-JPEG/dp/0201604434/ Compressed Image File Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, XBM, BMP] by John Miano (1999)
* [http://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Graphics-File-Formats-Reference/dp/1565921615/ Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats: The Complete Reference on CD-ROM with Links to Internet Resources] by James D. Murray and William VanRyper (1996) '''Copy Acquired!''' Text also online at [http://www.fileformat.info/resource/book/1565921615/index.htm FileFormat.Info] and http://netghost.narod.ru/gff/graphics/book.htm .  Information from the book on individual formats can be found from the FileFormat.Info's File Format Cloud at http://www.fileformat.info/format/cloud.htm or the format list at http://netghost.narod.ru/gff/graphics/formats.htm
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Graphics-File-Formats-Reference/dp/1565921615/ Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats] by James D. Murray and William VanRyper (1994, 1996) '''Copy Acquired!''' Refer to the [[Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats|main article]].
* The CD-ROM for the above book is located [http://archive.org/details/EncyclopediaOfGraphicsFileFormatsCompanionCd-rom here].
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Graphics-File-Formats-David-Kay/dp/0070340250/ Graphics File Formats] by David C. Kay and John R. Levine (1994)
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/Graphics-File-Formats-David-Kay/dp/0070340250/ Graphics File Formats] by David C. Kay and John R. Levine (1994)
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/Graphics-File-Formats-Reference-Guide/dp/0133034054/ Graphics File Formats: Reference and Guide] by C. Wayne Brown, Barry J. Shepherd (1994)
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/Graphics-File-Formats-Reference-Guide/dp/0133034054/ Graphics File Formats: Reference and Guide] by C. Wayne Brown, Barry J. Shepherd (1994)
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* http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/software/fido Format Identification for Digital Objects
 
* http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/software/fido Format Identification for Digital Objects
 
* https://github.com/usnationalarchives/File-Analyzer File Analyzer
 
* https://github.com/usnationalarchives/File-Analyzer File Analyzer
* http://sk1project.org/modules.php?name=products&product=uniconvertor UniConvertor is a universal vector graphics translator. It is a command line tool which uses sK1 object model to convert one format to another
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* https://sk1project.net/modules.php?name=Products&product=uniconvertor UniConvertor is a universal vector graphics translator. It is a command line tool which uses sK1 object model to convert one format to another
 
* http://www.textfiles.com/programming/FORMATS/
 
* http://www.textfiles.com/programming/FORMATS/
 
* http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR/Digital+Preservation+Tools Wiki list of digital preservation tool lists
 
* http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR/Digital+Preservation+Tools Wiki list of digital preservation tool lists
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* http://documentation.statsoft.com/STATISTICAHelp.aspx?path=common/CommonMenus/CompatibleDocumentTypes Some info on formats of / compatible with Statsoft Statistica
 
* http://documentation.statsoft.com/STATISTICAHelp.aspx?path=common/CommonMenus/CompatibleDocumentTypes Some info on formats of / compatible with Statsoft Statistica
 
* http://web-beta.archive.org/web/20100210224635/http://medlem.spray.se/converters Loads of DOS / Windows conversion programs - this appears to be the most recent grab held by the Internet Archive
 
* http://web-beta.archive.org/web/20100210224635/http://medlem.spray.se/converters Loads of DOS / Windows conversion programs - this appears to be the most recent grab held by the Internet Archive
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* https://github.com/kreativekorp/ksfl Project to read/write various container formats
 
* http://www.kreativekorp.com/swdownload/wildfire/HC%20FILE%20FORMAT%202010.TXT Description of the [[HyperCard stack]] file format
 
* http://www.kreativekorp.com/swdownload/wildfire/HC%20FILE%20FORMAT%202010.TXT Description of the [[HyperCard stack]] file format
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* [http://mediaarchaeologylab.com/ Media Archeology Lab]
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* [https://archive.org/details/bitsavers_dec Bitsavers document library of DEC manuals]
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* [http://www.documentliberation.org/ Document Liberation Project]
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* [http://qanda.digipres.org/80/unusual-sources-of-file-format-signatures Unusual sources of file format signatures]
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* [http://www.deadmedia.org/ The Dead Media Project]
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* [http://archives.govt.nz/advice/guidance-and-standards/guidance-subject/digital-recordkeeping/advice-file-formats-creation-di Advice on File Formats for the Creation of Digital Records] (Archives New Zealand)
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* [http://www.avpreserve.com/papers-and-presentations/an-introduction-to-using-the-command-line-interface-to-work-with-files-and-directories/ An introduction to using the command line interface to work with files and directories]
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* [http://www.digipres.org/ DigiPres Commons Community-owned digital preservation resources]
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* [http://www.digipres.org/tools/ POWRR Tool Grid]
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* [http://ec2-52-37-126-112.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com/falstaff/ Falstaff: online file identification utility]
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* [http://access.bitcurator.net/index.php?title=Main_Page BitCurator access tools]
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* [http://www.documentliberation.org/projects/ Document Liberation Project projects]
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* [https://mediaarea.net/ollistd Open LossLess in STanDards] ([https://github.com/mediaarea/ollistd GitHub])
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