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[[Microsoft]] [[Outlook]] uses the '''Nickfile (NK2)''' to store e-mail address aliases.
 
[[Microsoft]] [[Outlook]] uses the '''Nickfile (NK2)''' to store e-mail address aliases.
The file is also known as Outlook AutoComplete File and Nickname file.
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The file type is also known as the Outlook AutoComplete File or the Nickname file.
  
 
== MIME types ==
 
== MIME types ==
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The NK2 basically contains a list of items. The attributes of these items are defined by the [[Microsoft]] [[Outlook]] [[Message API (MAPI)]].
 
The NK2 basically contains a list of items. The attributes of these items are defined by the [[Microsoft]] [[Outlook]] [[Message API (MAPI)]].
  
== See also==
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== External Links ==
  
* A great deal of information about the format has been documented by the [http://libnk2.sourceforge.net libnk2 project], including some of the [http://downloads.sourceforge.net/libnk2/Nickfile_format.pdf Nickfile format specifications] and [http://downloads.sourceforge.net/libpff/MAPI_definitions.pdf MAPI definitions].
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* [http://code.google.com/p/libnk2/downloads/detail?name=Nickfile%20%28NK2%29%20format.pdf Nickfile (NK2) format specification], by the [[libnk2|libnk2 project]]
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* [http://code.google.com/p/libpff/downloads/detail?name=MAPI%20definitions.pdf MAPI definitions], by the [[libpff|libpff project]]
  
 
[[Category:File Formats]]
 
[[Category:File Formats]]

Revision as of 02:11, 26 August 2012

Microsoft Outlook uses the Nickfile (NK2) to store e-mail address aliases.

The file type is also known as the Outlook AutoComplete File or the Nickname file.

MIME types

The actual mime type of the NK2 format is unspecified

File signature

The NK2 has the following file signature: hexadecimal: 0D F0 AD BA

Note that other sources claim that the file signature is hexadecimal: 0D F0 AD BA 0A 00 00 00

Contents

The NK2 basically contains a list of items. The attributes of these items are defined by the Microsoft Outlook Message API (MAPI).

External Links