Internet Message Format

Name: Internet Message Format


Description: Defined in RFC5322 the Internet Message Format provides a syntax for text messages that are sent among computer users, within the framework of "electronic mail". Consisting of header fields and an optional body, encoded using ASCII characters. The Internet Message Format (*.eml) is a format used by numerous email systems. The format does not prevent the use of alternative formats for storage of electronic mail on those systems.

Deprecated: false

MIMEType: message/rfc822

PUID: fmt/278

sameAs : PRONOM:

Extension: eml

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: