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Name Quarter Inch Cartridge Host Interchange Format
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/508
Classification Aggregate
Description Quarter Inch Cartridge tape is a magnetic tape data storage format. The '.qic' software format is based on the QIC113 specification: and conforming files were generated by Microsoft 9x operating systems with the native MSBackup.exe utility.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
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Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source The Borthwick Institute for Archives / The Borthwick Institute for Archives
Source date 26 Feb 2013
Source description Details on recovering .qic data can be found here:
Last updated 26 Feb 2013
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