Proprietary format

Proprietary format,

Definition of Proprietary format:

  1. A unique way in which software receives or generates data published by a particular company. This uniqueness is a fundamental restriction on the mutual capability and portability of software and prevents smooth transitions from one platform to another. The excitement for the introduction of XML (Extensible Markup Language) was largely based on the ability to read standard Internet software (compatible with the web).

Meaning of Proprietary format & Proprietary format Definition