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Name Waveform Audio (WAVEFORMATEXTENSIBLE)
Version  
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  audio/x-wav
PUID:  fmt/143
Family WAVE
Classification Audio
Disclosure  
Description Waveform Audio (WAVEFORMATEXTENSION) is an extended version of the Waveform Audio file format, and was developed by Microsoft. It is related to the Waveform Audio (WAVEFORMATEX) format, but is an even more extended version.
Orientation Text
Byte order Little-endian (Intel)
Related file formats Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (1 Generic)
Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (0 Generic)
Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (2 Generic)
Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (0 WAVEFORMATEXTENSIBLE Encoding)
Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (1 WAVEFORMATEXTENSIBLE Encoding)
Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (2 WAVEFORMATEXTENSIBLE Encoding)
Has priority over Waveform Audio  
Is subsequent version of Waveform Audio (WAVEFORMATEX)  
Is subtype of Waveform Audio  
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 01 Feb 2007
Source description  
Last updated 01 Feb 2007
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