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Name Waveform Audio (PCMWAVEFORMAT)
Version  
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  audio/x-wav
PUID:  fmt/141
Family WAVE
Classification Audio
Disclosure  
Description Waveform Audio (PCMWAVEFORMAT) is the standard Waveform Audio file format, developed by Microsoft. It has now been superseded by Waveform Audio (WAVEFORMATEX), an extended version.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 PCM Encoding)
Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (1 PCM Encoding)
Has lower priority than Broadcast WAVE (2 PCM Encoding)
Has priority over Waveform Audio  
Is previous version of Waveform Audio (WAVEFORMATEX)  
Is subtype of Waveform Audio  
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
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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