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Name Peak Graphical Waveform File
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/330
Classification Audio
Description Peak files contain waveform information for audio files (e.g. wav or mp3). They allow some applications to generate a graphical representation of the waveform of the audio content of associated audio files, and can enable such audio files to be accessed more quickly by reducing the time it takes to draw the waveform of the audio content.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 30 Mar 2011
Source description  
Last updated 28 Oct 2022
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