File Extension FLV

Flash Video is the name of a file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player (formerly known as Macromedia Flash Player) version 6, 7, 8, or 9. Until version 9 update 2 of the Flash Player, Flash Video referred to a proprietary file format, having the extension FLV. The most recent public release of Flash Player supports H.264 video and HE-AAC audio.

File Extension DMG

A file with the extension .dmg (an abbreviation for disk image) uses a disk image format commonly found on Mac OS X. The format allows secure password protection as well as file compression and hence serves both security and file distribution functions.

File Extension VOB

A VOB file (Video Object) is a container format contained in DVD-Video media. VOB is based on MPEG-2 program stream format, but with additional limitations and specifications in the private streams.

File Extension DOC

In computing, DOC or doc (an abbreviation of 'document') is a file extension for word processing documents; most commonly for Microsoft Word. Historically, the extension was used for documentation in plain-text format, particularly of programs or computer hardware, on a wide range of operating systems. During the 1980s, WordPerfect used DOC as the extension of their proprietary format.

MDF File Extension

.mdf is a file suffix that designates several different file formats:

  • Alcohol 120%'s proprietary disk image format; also used by Daemon Tools and some other disk
  • image emulators
  • Machine Data File, I-deas Master Drafting
  • Molecular Data File, Insight II
  • Menu Definition File
  • Schneider Electric ProWORX Nxt Memory Data
  • Master Database File, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Star Trek: Armada Map File Title & Image Information
  • Multi-Dictionary Formatter, a dictionary format from software products of SIL International
  • Measurement Data File, CANAPE Recorded data file. Contains the signals data stored during the automotive testing.
  • UNKNOWN File Extension

    Filename extension can be considered a type of metadata. It is commonly used to infer information about what sort of data might be stored in the file. The description above is meant to mostly explain the intent of filename extensions: a true definition, giving the criterion for deciding what part of the file name is its extension, belongs to the rules of the specific filesystem used; most times the extension is the substring which follows the last occurrence, if any, of the dot character (e.g. 'txt' is the extension of the filename 'readme.txt', 'html' the extension of 'mysite.index.html'

    XPI File Extension

    XPInstall (Cross-Platform Install) is a technology used by the Mozilla Application Suite, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird and other XUL-based applications for installing Mozilla extensions that add functionality to the main application. A XPI (pronounced 'zippy' and derived from XPInstall) installer module is a ZIP file that contains an install script or a manifest at the root of the file, and a number of data files.

    DAA File Extension

    Direct Access Archive, or DAA, is a proprietary file format developed by PowerISO Computing for disk image files which supports features such as compression, password protection, and splitting to multiple volumes. It can be handled like a file just like other formats, such as an ISO image and BIN, but is currently only usable by PowerISO software. Popular disk image mounting programs such as Alcohol 120% and Daemon Tools currently do not support the mounting of DAA images.

    ODT File Extension

    The OpenDocument format (ODT) is a free and open file format for electronic office documents, such as spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word processing documents. While the specifications were originally developed by Sun, the standard was developed by the Open Office XML technical committee of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) consortium and based on the XML format originally created and implemented by the OpenOffice.org office suite (see OpenOffice.org XML). As well as an OASIS Standard it is, in its version 1.0 manifestation, published as an ISO/IEC International Standard.

    WPD File Extension

    WPD is output format from WordPerfect a word processing program sold by Corel, most often as part of Corel's WordPerfect Office.

    File Extension KMZ

    KML files are very often distributed as KMZ files, which are zipped KML files with a .kmz extension. When a KMZ file is unzipped, a single doc.kml is found along with any overlay and icon images referenced in the KML.


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