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MAN File Format

Manual page output (Unix)

MAN is a text file format used by Unix Manual. MAN files are used by the Help Manual of Unix, and usually contain information about a utility or function. MAN files can be viewed on most text editing programs. MAN files can also be compressed using most compression software.

MIME: application/x-troff-man, application/x-troff-man-compressed

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