PRONOM

Impact Centre of Competence

PRONOM is an online information system created by the UK National Archives about data file formats and their supporting software products. PRONOM holds information about file formats and the software products which can process (i.e., read, write to and identify) each format. Information related to the file formats, such as documentation about them, their compression types, character encoding schemes and intellectual property rights is also held.
Reference: PRONOM Technical Registry [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help/PRONOM/faq.htm#faq1]

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