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Summary

Name Tape Archive Format
Version  
Other names tar
Identifiers MIME:  application/x-tar
Apple Uniform Type Identifier:  public.tar-archive
PUID:  x-fmt/265
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 Digital Negative Format (DNG) (1.1)
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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