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Name National Imagery Transmission Format
Version 2.0
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.nitf
PUID:  fmt/365
Classification Image (Raster), Aggregate
Description The National Imagery Transmission Format Standard (NITFS) is the standard for formatting digital imagery and imagery-related products and exchanging them among members of the US Intelligence Community (IC) and other departments and agencies of the United States Government. The NITF provides a common basis for storage and digital interchange of images and associated data. The NITF can be used as a standard message format for dissemination of images and associated data (text, symbols, labels) via digital communications.
Byte order  
Related file formats Is previous version of National Imagery Transmission Format (2.1)
Is subsequent version of National Imagery Transmission Format (1.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 19 Aug 2011
Source description Ongoing DROID signature research.
Last updated 19 Aug 2011
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