Media Type 'audio/prs.sid' Details

Media Type 'audio/prs.sid' Details

Basic Info
Media Type audio
subtype prs.sid
Registered? Yes
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Tags: (none)

File Formats: (none)


(Last updated 25-9-2003)

Name : Linus Walleij

E-mail : [email protected]

MIME media type name : audio

MIME subtype name: Private Tree - prs.sid

Required parameters: None

Optional parameters: None

Encoding considerations:

A file of this type contains binary data. Binary or Base-64
encoding is preferred.

Security considerations:

The data is intended for interpretation by a program that understands
the data on the recipient's system. When the data is executed the
security of the machine can be violated.

Interoperability considerations: None

Published specification:

The PSID file format is described on the HTML page

Applications which use this media type:

Any that conforms to the PSID file specification.

Additional information:

The data is a binary memory chunk from a Commodore 64 with an attached
header. The header contains metadata such as composer, year of
etc. The binary chunk is being interpreted as CSG 6510 microprocessor
instruction bytecodes attached to a Commodore 64 chipset.

Magic number(s): first 4 bytes are 0x50534944 - "PSID"
                 or 0x52534944 - "RSID"
File extension(s): .sid, .psid
Macintosh File Type Code(s): PSID

Person & email address to contact for further information:

Linus Walleij
[email protected]

Intended usage: COMMON

Author/Change controller: Linus Walleij