Envoy

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File Format
Name Envoy
Ontology
Extension(s) .evy
Type Code EVYD
Released 1993

Envoy was a portable document format released around the same time as the PDF format. It was included in the WordPerfect office suite. Two versions Envoy 1 and Envoy 7 were released. Files were created by printing to a special print driver and opened in a Envoy viewer.

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File Format

Envoy files have the extension .EVY, compression was changed from LZW in version 1 to LZSS in version 7. Version 1 files can be opened in Envoy 7 viewer. Macintosh versions of Envoy were also created.

File Identification

Version 1 .EVY files begin with the hex values "32 5E 10 10"

Version 7 .EVY files begin with the hex values "B2 97 E1 69"

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Envoy1.0a-About.png

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