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Name ESRI Persistent Auxiliary Metadata File
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1771
Classification GIS
Description The ESRI Persistent Auxiliary Metadata File is a format produced by ArcGIS software, which accompanies the raster file (and sits alongside it). lnformation for the raster dataset, such a statistics, tables, histograms and co-ordinates, is stored in this auxiliary file if it cannot be stored internally. The files have the extension .aux.xml, but due to limitations of PRONOM, have been added with extension.xml as well as aux.xml.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over Extensible Markup Language (1.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Esri / Esri
Supported by Esri / Esri
Source National Library of Australia / National Library of Australia
Source date 22 Sep 2022
Source description  
Last updated 22 Sep 2022
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