Digital Container Format
A container or wrapper format is a metafile format whose specification describes how different data elements and metadata coexist in a computer file.
Among the earliest cross-platform container formats were Distinguished Encoding Rules and the 1985 Interchange File Format. Containers are frequently used in multimedia applications.
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