Floppy Disk


  • A thin magnetic film disk that is used as an older method for storing data.  1
  • Small removable disks, also known as diskettes, that come in two sizes, 3.5” and 5.25”. The amount of data that can be stored on a diskette depends on the size, and can be 360 kilobytes to 1.4 megabytes.  2
  • An increasingly rare storage medium consisting of a thin magnetic film disk housed in a protective sleeve.  3


  1. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  2. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
  3. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Termshttp://www.krollontrack.com/glossaryterms
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