ⓘ Document file format. A document file format is a text or binary file format for storing documents on a storage media, especially for use by computers. There cu ..

                                     

ⓘ Document file format

A document file format is a text or binary file format for storing documents on a storage media, especially for use by computers. There currently exist a multitude of incompatible document file formats.

A rough consensus was established that XML is a technical basis for future document formats, although PDF is likely to remain the format of fixed-layout documents. Examples of XML-based open standards with DocBook, XHTML, and, more recently, ISO / IEC standards OpenDocument ISO 26300:2006 Office open XML ISO standard 29500:2008.

In 1993 the ITU-T tried to establish a standard document format known as open document architecture ODA, which was supposed to replace all competing document file formats. This is described in recommendation ITU-T documents T. 411 T. 421, which are equivalent to ISO 8613. She was not successful.

Description languages pages such as PostScript and pdf have become the de facto standard for documents that a normal user should only be able to create and read but not edited. In 2001, the series of standards ISO / IEC PDF for and began to be published, including the specification for the PDF format in the network, according to ISO-32000.

Html Is the most used and open international standards, and it is also used as the file format document. He also became an ISO / IEC ISO 15445:2000.

Binary file format used by default in Microsoft Word.doc became widespread de-facto standard for office documents, but is a proprietary format and not fully supported by other word processors.