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portable file

(1) A document that retains its page layout intact no matter which computer it is viewed on. See PDF and XML Paper Specification.

(2) A removable storage device such as a USB drive, disk cartridge or tape cassette, which can be transported between different machines. See USB drive, disk cartridge and cassette.
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Portable file encryption is a very important technology in today's marketplace and we are pleased with CustomUSB's ability to provide our encryption technology to their customers.
In addition to MPEG-1/2/4 video formats, the new ConvertX model supports iPod[R] and PlayStation[R] Portable file formats, enabling videos to be viewed anywhere on portable players.
The ability to save virtual machine profiles to a single portable file that can be instantly accessed from any Parallels Workstation enabled machine, regardless of the user's location or the host machine's hardware configuration.
The new move and copy function will allow companies to transfer the discovered information to another portable file -- such as a tape, CD or DVD -- for review by senior management.
A few of the file types supported are Acrobat, PowerPoint, ASP, HTML, XML, XSL, DTD, CSS, Javascript, MS Access databases and other portable file formats that support web links.
He advises business owners to maintain a portable file or box for these records so the records can be updated easily in case of evacuation.
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