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Name ELAN Preference File
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Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1544
Classification Text (Structured)
Description ELAN is a professional software tool to manually and semi-automatically annotate and transcribe audio or video recordings. It was developed by the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen. The .pfsx file contains preferences such as video size, video speed and zoom.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over Extensible Markup Language (1.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
Supported by Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
Source date 04 Nov 2021
Source description 11/2023 (v.115)- Max-offset modified for BOF signature to allow for more exact signature identification. Internally researched
Last updated 14 Nov 2023
Note PFSX-Schema for Version 1.1 (2010):
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