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Name Visual Basics MAK File
Version 3 or earlier
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1548
Classification Text (Unstructured)
Description MAK (make) files are project files created by Microsoft Visual Basic version 3 and earlier. They store information including references to forms, source code and module files. MAK files were replaced with VBP files in Visual Basics 4 onwards.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Supported by Microsoft Corporation
Source National Library of Australia / National Library of Australia
Source date 11 Nov 2021
Source description  
Last updated 11 Nov 2021
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