Executable and Linkable Format


Name: Executable and Linkable Format

Version: 32bit Big Endian

Description: The Executable and Linkable Format (ELF) was developed by Unix System Laboratories and is the standard binary format for executables, object code, shared libraries and core dumps in Unix and Unix-like systems running x86 architecture. Generally within Unix and Unix-like systems, ELF files generally do not have a format extension, however some ELF files may be found with a .elf or .o extension.

Deprecated: false


PUID: fmt/689

sameAs : PRONOM: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/PRONOM/fmt/689

Extension: elf

Magic: true

Container Magic: false

Binary Magic: true

Signature Priority Over:

See Also (e.g. Wikidata, Library of Congress):

Software that can read the format:


Class: http://the-fr.org/def/format-registry/FileFormat

Type: []()

SPARQL: http://the-fr.org/public/sparql/endpoint.php?query=describe+%3Chttp://the-fr.org/id/file-format/1142%3E&output=&jsonp=&key=&show_inline=1