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File Format Identification
File Format Identification is the process of figuring out the format of a sequence of bytes. Operating systems typically do this by file extension or by embedded MIME information. Forensic applications need to identify file types by content.
- File Format Identification and Validation Tools, Roy Lechich 2/2007, Integrated Library & Technology Systems, Yale University Library