FLIF

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File Format
Name FLIF
Ontology
Extension(s) .flif
PRONOM fmt/872
Released 2016
FLIF (Free Lossless Image Format) is a compressed image file format.

It uses a compression algorithm called MANIAC (Meta-Adaptive Near-zero Integer Arithmetic Coding), which is a form of arithmetic coding.

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FLIF was first announced in 2015, and the first stable version (named FLIF16) was released in 2016. Note that FLIF files or software created before about 2016-08 are likely to be incompatible with the current FLIF format.

Identification

FLIF files begin with ASCII "FLIF".

The byte at offset 4 is one of the characters from the ASCII string "134ACDQSTacd".

The byte at offset 5 is one of the characters from the ASCII string "012".

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