The Microsoft windows clipboard allows exchanging data in any format. It can be used to exchange multimedia objects also. We can cut, and copy a multimedia object in one document and pasting it in another. These documents can be opened under different applications.
The windows clipboard allows the following formats to be stored:
->Video (AVI Format)
The data exchange capabilities can be enhanced to make applications more object-oriented, whereby complex objects may be copied to clipboard.
The receiving applications can specify sub objects it needs from the group stored on the clipboard. The OLE model for application data interchange is being extended to other platforms like Windows NT and UNIX.