ORIG File Documentation


Feature Value
File Extension .orig
File Type Original File
Primary Use Version control and backup
MIME Type application/octet-stream
Binary or Text Either
Usable in Version Control Systems Yes
File Origin Generated by software or manually created
Editable Yes, if text-based
Encryption Support Depends on the content
Compression Not inherently supported
Associated Programs Text Editors, Version Control Systems
Recovery Importance High for version control
Usual File Size Varies with content
Can Store Binary Data Yes
Character Set Depends on content
Security Risks Depends on content and execution environment
Usability Across Different Operating Systems High
Typical Usage Scenarios Backup, version control conflict resolution
Advantages Simple format, easily generated and managed
Disadvantages Requires related software for full functionality