Preservation

WMV: Windows Media File

The Sustainability of Digital Formats site at the Library of Congress contains information about the WMV file format.

NARA's WMV files are identified as PUID fmt/133 in the PRONOM database.

Record Type Product Category Choice of Product Type
Digital Moving Images from Film-based Source Material Distribution Copies Online Delivery Film WMV [MPD-D1] WMV: Windows Media File
Digital Moving Images from Video Source Material Distribution Copies Online Delivery Video WMV [VID-D1] WMV: Windows Media File

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