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Name PostScript
Version 3.1
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/postscript
PUID:  fmt/501
Classification Page Description
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’.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than Encapsulated PostScript File Format (3)
Has priority over EndNote Import File  
Is subsequent version of PostScript (3.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Supported by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Source National Library of New Zealand / National Library of New Zealand
Source date 26 Feb 2013
Source description Whilst format does not appear to currently have a publically available specification, it appears to be an extension to PostScript 3.0 (
Last updated 26 Feb 2013
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