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Name Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation
Version 95
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/
Apple Uniform Type Identifier:
PUID:  fmt/125
Classification Presentation
Disclosure None
Description Powerpoint format is a presentation format developed by Microsoft. Powerpoint 95 format is the native format of Powerpoint 95. The format is proprietary and Microsoft does not make details of its structure public. The information here is derived primarily from's reverse-engineered documentation of the format and should not therefore be regarded as definitive. Powerpoint 95 is based on Microsoft’s generic OLE2 Compound Document Format. A Powerpoint presentation is stored as a ‘PowerPoint Document’ stream within a Compound Document Format file.
Orientation Binary
Byte order Little-endian (Intel)
Related file formats Has priority over Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation (97-2003)
Has priority over OLE2 Compound Document Format  
Is previous version of Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation (97-2003)
Is subsequent version of Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation (4.x)
Is subtype of OLE2 Compound Document Format  
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description This format is identifiable via a container signature in DROID 6 and later.
Last updated 30 Sep 2020
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