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Name Compound WordPerfect for Windows Document
Version 6 onwards
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.wordperfect
PUID:  fmt/892
Classification Word Processor
Description This is a compound version of Wordperfect for Windows. Also known as Corel WordPerfect. Major and minor version fields are the main variants between 6.x and 12 formats (The last two bytes in this signature). The major version is the same for 6.x through to 12 documents - 2. The minor version byte for a non-compound file created in WPWin 8.0 is 1. The minor version for a compound file created in WPWin 8.0. Is 2.
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 16 Jun 2016
Source description This format can be identified via a container signature in DROID version 6 or later. The PRONOM database cannot currently represent container signatures.
Last updated 16 Jun 2016
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