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REM File Format

Remarks file (Generic)

REM is a file extension for a generic remarks text file format used with a software development project for adding remarks, annotations links that pertain to the software project, information about using the software and other documentation.

REM files have largely been replaced by Read Me TXT files.


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This was last updated in August 2010
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