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Name Microsoft Windows Enhanced Metafile
Version 1.0
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  image/emf
PUID:  x-fmt/153
Classification Image (Raster), Image (Vector)
Description The Enhanced Metafile format is a 32-bit format that can contain both vector information and bitmap information. This format contains extended features over the Windows Metafile Format, including built-in scaling information, and improvements in color palettes and device independence.
Orientation Text
Byte order Little-endian (Intel)
Related file formats Is previous version of Microsoft Windows Enhanced Metafile (2.0)
Is previous version of Microsoft Windows Enhanced Metafile (3.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Supported by Microsoft Corporation
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description  
Last updated 11 Jul 2011
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