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for those asking about what the format is
here is one clue

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Data_Format

  files used in some resmed machines are EDF
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(05-15-2017, 11:30 AM)xxyzx Wrote: for those asking about what the format is
here is one clue

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Data_Format

  files used in some resmed machines are EDF
probably european machines too 

EDF = europe data format for medical devices

European Data Format (EDF) is a standard file format designed for exchange and storage of medical time series. Being an open and non-proprietary format, EDF(+) is commonly used to archive, exchange and analyse data from commercial devices in a format that is independent of the acquisition system. In this way, the data can be retrieved and analyzed by independent software. EDF(+) software (browsers, checkers, ...) and example files are freely available.
EDF was published in 1992 and stores multichannel data, allowing different sample rates for each signal. Internally it includes a header and one or more data records. The header contains some general information (patient identification, start time...) and technical specs of each signal (calibration, sampling rate, filtering, ...), coded as ASCII characters. The data records contain samples as little-endian 16-bit integers. EDF is a popular format for polysomnography (PSG) recordings.
EDF+ was published in 2003 and is largely compatible to EDF: all existing EDF viewers also show EDF+ signals. But EDF+ files also allow coding discontinuous recordings as well as annotations, stimuli and events in UTF-8 format. EDF+ has applications in PSG, electroencephalography (EEG), electrocardiography (ECG), electromyography (EMG), and Sleep scoring. EDF+ can also be used for nerve conduction studies, evoked potentials and other data acquisition studies.

here are downloads along with many other programs to read sleep device files
http://www.edfplus.info/downloads/index.html

list of almost all file formats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_file_formats


specifications for EDF format
http://www.edfplus.info/specs/index.html
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