Ingest Processing

Significant Properties

WAVE exhibits the following significant properties (note 1). They are the significant properties which the FDA intends to preserve when adopting migration policy in the future.

Long-term Preservation Strategy

Long-term Preservation Strategy for the original

Migrate to newer WAVE versions or to an open, standardized and well supported audio file format that is to be a good successor for the WAVE file format.

Long-term Preservation Strategy for the normalized

Normalized version will not be migrated.

Short-term Actions


1. InSPECT, “Framework for the definition of significant Properties”, February 5, 2008