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Name Garmin Flexible and Interoperable Data Transfer File
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Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1651
Classification Text (Unstructured)
Description A file format developed by Garmin, for the storing and sharing of data from sports and health devices. Data is collected during a sporting activity, stored on the Garmin device, and can then be uploaded to the Garmin Connect web service, and other web applications. The format ensures that any .fit compliant device can interpret data from another .fit compliant device. The format allows users to track and compare data about their physical activities over time.
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Related file formats None.
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Developed by Garmin / Garmin
Supported by Garmin / Garmin
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 15 Mar 2022
Source description 11/2023 (v.115)- Max-offset modified for BOF signature to allow for more exact signature identification. Internally researched.
Last updated 15 Nov 2023
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