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Property list (plist)
The Property List (plist) format is widely used within Mac OS X. It is used to store various kinds of information, e.g. configuration.
There are multiple format variations of plists:
- Binary plist
- XML plist
- JSON plist
- Wikipedia article on Property list
- CFBinaryPList.c by Apple
- Apple have documented the binary plist format
- Python Module for dealing with Binary Property Lists (bplists) Documentation
- Property Lists in Digital Forensics, by Alex Caithness, 2010