Archive file types
|Name||Analysis 1||Extraction Of Contents 2||Notes|
|Microsoft Cabinet||Yes||Yes||The InstallShield software also has a cabinet file format. However, InstallShield Cabinet files have a different internal structure than Microsoft Cabinet files, and they are not supported by this file type's handler.|
|GNU ZIP||Yes||Yes||A GNU ZIP file can only contain a single file, so the
format is often used to compress a Tarball file.
|Tarball||Yes||Yes||Tarballs do not support compression, so they are usually contained within a GNU ZIP archive.|
Video file types
|Name||Analysis 1||Text Extraction 3||Video Snippet Creation 4||Thumbnail Creation 6||Notes|
|Audio Video Interleave||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Advanced Systems Format||Yes||No||Yes||Yes||These files are often called "Windows Media" files and given a ".WMV" or ".WMA" file extension, but ASF is the official name of the format.|
|MPEG Program Stream||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|OGG||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||If the file has subtitle tracks, they will be extracted as text.|
|Matroska||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||If the file has subtitle tracks, they will be
Subtitle extraction from Matroska files is very slow because the entire file must be scanned.
Audio file types
|Name||Analysis 1||Audio Metadata Extraction 7||Audio Snippet Creation 5||Notes|
|MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Free Lossless Audio Codec||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Still image file types
|Name||Analysis 1||Thumbnail Creation 6||Notes|
|Tagged Image File Format||Yes||Yes|
|Joint Photographic Experts Group||Yes||Yes|
|Portable Network Graphics||Yes||Yes|
|Graphics Interchange Format||Yes||Yes|
Text file types
|Name||Analysis 1||Text Extraction 3||Notes|
|Text||Yes||Yes||This is "plain text", either ASCII or Unicode.|
|Rich Text Format||Yes||Yes|
|Portable Document Format||Yes||Yes|
Program file types
|Dynamic Link Library||No|
Miscellaneous file types
|Unknown||No||This file type is assigned to any file that cannot be identified as one of the other types.|
1 If the column contains "Yes", it means that Manxam can perform detailed analysis on a file of that type. If the column contains "No", it means that Manxam can identify whether or not a file is an instance of that file type, but can only record basic information about the file.
2 If the column contains "Yes", it means that Manxam can extract the contents of the archive file. This will allow the archive file's contents to be cataloged.
3 If the column contains "Yes", it means that Manxam can extract text from that type of file. This text wiill be used during a full-text search.
4 If the column contains "Yes", it means that Manxam can create a video snippet from that type of file.
5 If the column contains "Yes", it means that Manxam can create an audio snippet from that type of file.
6 If the column contains "Yes", it means that Manxam can create a thumbnail from that type of file.
7 If the column contains "Yes", it means that Manxam can extract audio metadata from that type of file.