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At long last! Dave MacCarn’s outstanding survey of file formats and practices in public television production and distribution is now available.

Survey of Digital Formatting Practices in Public Television

We hope this will be useful to organizations that are facing the sometimes daunting prospect of making choices about how to archive video files for preservation.

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