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Name Unisig
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1478
Description Unisig is a uniform signature scheme for binary file formats and network protocols created by Lassi Kortela and John Cowan. It is intended as a building block for other format vendors to provide a reliable mechanism for file format identification. Unisig itself doesn't have a specific extension or media type - it is intended that format vendors using Unisig will provide their own.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 19 Oct 2021
Source description  
Last updated 19 Oct 2021
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