Encase Image File Format/Expert Witness Compression Format


Name: Encase Image File Format/Expert Witness Compression Format


Description: Expert Witness was the original name for EnCase, as such this format can be referred to as either Expert Witness Compression Format or Encase Image File Format. The format is used to store media images for forensic purposes. They are a type of disk image containing the contents and structure of an entire data storage device, disk volume or even a computer's physical memory. This format creates segments which have different file extensions, the first will have the extension '.e01'. this increases first numerically upto '.e99' the next extension will be '.eaa' increasing to an estimated limit of '.zzz'.

Deprecated: false


PUID: fmt/803

sameAs : PRONOM: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/PRONOM/fmt/803

Extension: e01

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/1256%3E&output=&jsonp=&key=&show_inline=1