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RIFF
Last modified: Friday, January 07, 2005 

RIFF is a file structure for multimedia resource files, it is not a file format but rather the structure that defines the class of more specific file formats, such as WAV and AVI. The RIFF format specifications were first developed by IBM and Microsoft, and published by in 1991 in "Microsoft Windows Multimedia Programmer's Reference". Since 1990 no new multimedia file formats have used the RIFF file structure.

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(August 1991) Multimedia Programming Interface and Data Specifications 1.0
This document describes the programming interfaces and data specifications for multimedia that are common to both OS/2 and Windows environments.

RIFF File Structure
The Resource Interchange File Format is a tagged-file specification designed for the storage of multimedia data. Data types ranging from C++ objects to full-motion video can be stored based on the RIFF specification, and new data types can be added.

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