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Name Compressed MusicXML
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.recordare.musicxml
PUID:  fmt/897
Classification Text (Mark-up)
Description This is a ZIP container version of the MusicXML format, an XML based format. It was designed for sharing sheet music files between applications, and for archiving sheet music files for use in the future.
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 The container holds the Music XML file, which has the same file name as the MXL container. Variable file names cannot currently be represented within the PRONOM container signature file.
Last updated 20 Jan 2020
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