Application files in their original file format. Also used in the context of delivering native file processing. 1
A file saved in the format of the original application used to create the file. Dealing with native files can minimize expensive per-page costs for the traditional TIFF and/or PDF processing and will maximize the relevant information available from the file. 23
The source document, as collected from the source computer or server, before any conversion or processing of the document. 456
A document produced in the format in which it was originally created.