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Sidecar File

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File Type Information
Supports embedding license URL: yes
Supports embedding web statement: yes
Supports embedding more permissions: yes
Metadata Location: (unknown)
Metadata Format: (unknown)

An XMP Sidecar File is a file containing serialized metadata related to a document. Sub-optimal for obvious reasons, these are used by tools, including liblicense, when the file format does not support direct embedding.

See also: XMP Specification, p 36