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Today • January 27


Aldus Placeable Metafile Image

An APM file is a vector image file saved in the Aldus Placeable Metafile format. It contains a list of commands that, when executed by an image viewer or placement program, draw an image.

January 26


WordPerfect Document

A WPD file is a text document created by Corel WordPerfect, a word processor for Windows included with the WordPerfect Office suite. It may contain formatted text, tables, charts, drawn objects, and images.

January 25


MPEG-2 Elementary Stream Video

An MPV file contains raw video data encoded using the MPEG-2 codec. This "elementary stream" was likely output from a digital video recorder.

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