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The '''Property List (plist)''' format is widely used within [[Mac OS X]]. It is used to store various kinds of information, e.g. configuration.
 
The '''Property List (plist)''' format is widely used within [[Mac OS X]]. It is used to store various kinds of information, e.g. configuration.
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There are multiple format variations of plists:
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* Binary plist
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* XML plist
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* JSON plist
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
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* [http://opensource.apple.com/source/CF/CF-550/CFBinaryPList.c CFBinaryPList.c] by Apple
 
* [http://opensource.apple.com/source/CF/CF-550/CFBinaryPList.c CFBinaryPList.c] by Apple
 
* [http://explanatorygap.net/2009/10/30/apple-have-documented-the-binary-plist-format/ Apple have documented the binary plist format]
 
* [http://explanatorygap.net/2009/10/30/apple-have-documented-the-binary-plist-format/ Apple have documented the binary plist format]
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* [http://digitalinvestigation.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/free-python-module/ Python Module for dealing with Binary Property Lists (bplists)] Documentation
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* [http://www.ccl-forensics.com/images/property%20lists%20in%20digital%20forensics%20new.pdf Property Lists in Digital Forensics], by Alex Caithness, 2010
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== Tools ==
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* [https://github.com/JonathanBeck/libplist libplist]
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* [http://scw.us/iPhone/plutil/ plutil.pl]
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* [http://code.google.com/p/ccl-bplist/ Python Module for dealing with Binary Property Lists (bplists)]
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* [http://code.google.com/p/munki/ munki - Managed software installation for OS X] comes with code to handle binary plists
  
 
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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

External Links

Tools