RED (Knowledge Dynamics)

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File Format
Name RED (Knowledge Dynamics)
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Extension(s) .red

.RED is an installer-archive format, apparently associated with INSTALL for DOS, and maybe other software from Knowledge Dynamics Corporation (of Canyon Lake, Texas, later San Antonio).

The identifier "RED" is probably derived from "Reduce", which is the name of a software component and a proprietary compression algorithm.

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.RED files apparently start with bytes 'R' 'R' 0x01 0x29.

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.RED is possibly the successor of .LIF.

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