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There are multiple format variations of plists:
 
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* ASCII plist
 
* Binary plist
 
* Binary plist
 
* XML plist
 
* XML plist
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Property_list Wikipedia article on Property list]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Property_list Wikipedia article on Property list]
 
* [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
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* [https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/PropertyLists/OldStylePlists/OldStylePLists.html Old-Style ASCII Property Lists]
 
* [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]
 
* [http://digitalinvestigation.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/free-python-module/ Python Module for dealing with Binary Property Lists (bplists)] Documentation
 
* [http://digitalinvestigation.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/free-python-module/ Python Module for dealing with Binary Property Lists (bplists)] Documentation
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== Tools ==
 
== Tools ==
* [https://github.com/JonathanBeck/libplist libplist]
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* [[binplist]]
* [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)]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/ccl-bplist/ Python Module for dealing with Binary Property Lists (bplists)]
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* [https://github.com/JonathanBeck/libplist libplist]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/munki/ munki - Managed software installation for OS X] comes with code to handle binary plists
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/munki/ munki - Managed software installation for OS X] comes with code to handle binary plists
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* [[Oxygen Forensic Plist Viewer]]
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* [http://scw.us/iPhone/plutil/ plutil.pl]
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* Property List Editor on [[Mac OS X]]
  
 
[[Category:File Formats]]
 
[[Category:File Formats]]

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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:

  • ASCII plist
  • Binary plist
  • XML plist
  • JSON plist

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