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Name Canon MIF File
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1749
Classification Aggregate
Description A Canon MIF file is present in the Canon XF folder structure that is used by media cards associated with cameras such as XF205 and C300. It contains information about each clip recorded on the media card, is found within the CANON XF/CLIPS 001 directory and is a strict requirement in order to mount a particular card in Canon media apps to make the content readable. Although little official documentation exists, MIF likely stands for Media Information File.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Canon / Canon
Supported by Canon / Canon
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 24 Aug 2022
Source description  
Last updated 24 Aug 2022
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