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Name ZIP Format
Version  
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/zip
Apple Uniform Type Identifier:  com.pkware.zip-archive
PUID:  x-fmt/263
Family  
Classification Aggregate
Disclosure  
Description This is an outline record only, and requires further details, research or authentication to provide information that will enable users to further understand the format and to assess digital preservation risks associated with it if appropriate. If you are able to help by supplying any additional information concerning this entry, please return to the main PRONOM page and select ‘Add an Entry’.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than OpenOffice Writer (1.0)
Has lower priority than OpenOffice Calc (1.0)
Has lower priority than OpenOffice Impress (1.0)
Has lower priority than OpenOffice Draw (1.0)
Has lower priority than Java Archive Format  
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Format (1.0)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Database Format (1.0)
Has lower priority than SIARD (Software-Independent Archiving of Relational Databases) (1.0)
Has lower priority than Microsoft Office Open XML (2007 onwards)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Text (1.1)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Text (1.2)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Presentation (1.1)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Presentation (1.2)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Spreadsheet (1.1)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Spreadsheet (1.2)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Graphics (1.1)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Graphics (1.2)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Database Format (1.2)
Has lower priority than CorelDraw Drawing (X4)
Has lower priority than CorelDraw Drawing (X5)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Database Format (1.1)
Has lower priority than Apple iBook format  
Has lower priority than ePub format  
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description  
Last updated 02 Aug 2005
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