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Name Microsoft Visio Drawing
Version 2003-2010
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.visio
PUID:  fmt/443
Description Microsoft Visio is a diagramming and vector graphics application and is part of the Microsoft Office family.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over OLE2 Compound Document Format  
Has priority over Microsoft Visio (generic)  
Is previous version of Microsoft Visio Drawing (2013)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 11 Jun 2012
Source description This format can be identified via a container signature in DROID version 6 or later. The PRONOM database cannot currently represent container signatures.
Last updated 11 Jun 2012
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