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Purpose
3-Heights(TM) PDF Validator from PDF-Tools AG.
Homepage
http://www.pdf-tools.com/pdf/pdf-validator-pdfa-validate-iso.aspx?l=en-us
License
Commercially licensed product.
Platforms
Versions available for Windows, Mac, Linux and other
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestValidation
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7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio
Homepage
http://www.7-zip.org/
License
7-Zip is open source software [http://www.7-zip.org/]. Most of the source code is under the GNU LPGL license [http://www.7-zip.org/]. You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization [http://www.7-zip.org/]. You don't need to register or pay for 7-zip [http://www.7-zip.org/].
Platforms
7-zip can be utilized on multiple platforms including Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, ME, and 98 [http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/editorial/?source=psp].
Content Types
Container
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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The Auditing Control Environment is a mature set of software designed to help libraries and archives prove their holdings are intact and trustworthy.
Homepage
https://wiki.umiacs.umd.edu/adapt/index.php/Ace:Main
License
Apache License
Platforms
Web-based and platform independent. Requires Java 1.6 or later; Tomcat 6.0 or later; MySQL 4.0 or later; and MySQL connector 5.0.7 or better
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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ADIGRES is a powerful cross-platform Document Management System written in Java.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/adigres
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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Purpose
Tools for the creation of disk images, used in conjunction with the AFF open and extensible file format to store disk images and associated metadata.
Homepage
https://github.com/simsong/AFFLIBv3
License
Public domain
Platforms
Content Types
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
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The Advanced Forensics Format (AFF) and AFF Library (AFFLIB) are a joint development project of Simson L.
Homepage
https://github.com/simsong/AFFLIBv3
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Purpose
Assessing Institutional Digital Assets: Self-assessment tool for describing institutional readiness and capabilities for digital asset management and digital preservation
Homepage
http://aida.jiscinvolve.org/wp/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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Purpose
This page gives information on AccessData Decryption Tools.
Homepage
http://accessdata.com/products/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDecryption
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Purpose
A collection of scripts to automatically convert MS Access files to the SIARD format.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/accesstosiard/
License
GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPLv2)
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
Amazon Cloud is an internet-based storage location designed to hold files indefinitely.
Homepage
https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
StoreStorage
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Purpose
Antiword is a free MS Word reader for Linux and RISC OS.
Homepage
http://www.winfield.demon.nl/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
JAVA PDF library for creation, manipulation, validation and content extraction of PDF documents
Homepage
http://pdfbox.apache.org/
License
Apache License v2.0
Platforms
Java
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestEncryption Detection
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
Preservation ActionRepair
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Purpose
The Apache POI Project's mission is to create and maintain Java APIs for manipulating various file formats based upon the Office Open XML standards (OOXML) and Microsoft's OLE 2 Compound Document format (OLE2).
Homepage
http://poi.apache.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestEncryption Detection
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
Java based tool for identifying file formats using signatures and extracting metadata and text content from documents.
Homepage
http://tika.apache.org/
License
Apache License, Version 2.0
Platforms
Java
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Purpose
Archive-It is the leading web archiving service for collecting and accessing cultural heritage on the web. It is a service provided by the Internet Archive.
Homepage
http://www.archive-it.org/
License
Fee based
Platforms
Web based
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
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Purpose
ArchiveFacebook is a Firefox extension which allows individuals to save and manage Facebook web content.
Homepage
https://github.com/machawk1/archivefacebook
License
[https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/MPL/1.1/ Mozilla Public License 1.1]
Platforms
[https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/ Mozilla Firefox]
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Archivematica is a digital preservation system that automates the process of preparing digital objects for ingest into a repository and an access system
Homepage
https://www.archivematica.org
License
[http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl.html AGPL version 3]
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
ArchivesSpace is the next-generation web-based archives information management system, designed by archivists and supported by diverse archival repositories.
Homepage
http://www.archivesspace.org/
License
Educational Community License, version 2.0.
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
IngestMetadata Processing
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The Archivists? Toolkit?, or the AT, is the first open source archival data management system to provide broad, integrated support for the management of archives.
Homepage
http://archiviststoolkit.org/download/release/2_0
License
Educational Community License version 1.0
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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Purpose
Archon automatically publishes archival descriptive information and digital archival objects in a user-friendly website.
Homepage
http://www.archon.org/download.php
License
Illinois Open Source License
Platforms
Web-based
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
IngestMetadata Processing
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Purpose
A tool for capturing contextual data produced during the creative process of artists and designers while working on a computer.
Homepage
http://www.ligatus.org.uk/project/artivity
License
Platforms
Multiple platforms, C++/Python
Content Types
Image
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Data capture and Deposit
Create or Receive (Acquire)Workflow and Lab Notebook Management
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Purpose
AsTiffTagViewer is a TIFF Tag Viewer application.
Homepage
http://www.awaresystems.be/imaging/tiff/astifftagviewer.html
License
freeware
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Purpose
This tool converts audio and video files to WAV format.
Homepage
http://www.archive.org/details/tucows_369301_Audio_Video_To_Wav_Converter
License
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Video
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
graphical interface to the command line digital investigation tools in The Sleuth Kit
Homepage
http://www.sleuthkit.org/autopsy/index.php
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Purpose
BAT is a Perl package for processing Internet Archive ARC, DAT and CDX file format.
Homepage
http://bibnum.bnf.fr/downloads/bat/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFile Management
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Purpose
BCWipe data wiping software enables you to permanently delete selected files so that they can never be recovered or undeleted.
Homepage
http://www.jetico.com/wiping-bcwipe/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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Purpose
BagIt Library is a Java software library that supports the creation, manipulation and validation of bags.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/loc-xferutils/
License
Public domain
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)File Copy
StoreFixity
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Purpose
BWF MetaEdit permits embedding, validating, and exporting of metadata in Broadcast WAVE Format (BWF) files.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/bwfmetaedit/
License
Public domain / ZenLib license
Platforms
Windows, Mac, Linux
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestValidation
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Purpose
Scans for damaged images and photos.
Homepage
https://www.coderslagoon.com/index.php?lang=EN
License
GPLv3
Platforms
Windows, Linux, OSX
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Purpose
BagIt transfer Utilities are a collection of tools developed for the purpose of validation and transfer of bags.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/loc-xferutils/
License
BSD License
Platforms
UNIX
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)File Copy
StoreFixity
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Purpose
GUI application to facilitate the creation and verification of BagIt bags.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/loc-xferutils/files/loc-bagger/
License
Open License, but relies on several Apache based and GNU licensed components.
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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Purpose
Bless is a high quality, full featured hex editor.
Homepage
http://home.gna.org/bless/
License
Platforms
Mono >= 1.1.14 and Gtk#2 >= 2.8
Content Types
Binary Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsBinary & Hexidecimal Editing
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Purpose
Siegfried-based characterization of directories and disk images
Homepage
https://github.com/timothyryanwalsh/brunnhilde
License
MIT License
Platforms
Linux, macOS, OS X
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation PlanningContent Profiling
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Purpose
Bulk Rename Utility is a free file renaming software for Windows. Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria.
Homepage
http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk
License
Freeware
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFile Management
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Purpose
C3PO is a content profiling tool for visualization and preservation analysis
Homepage
http://peshkira.github.io/c3po/
License
APACHE2
Platforms
Cross platform
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation PlanningContent Profiling
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Purpose
CARDIO is a benchmarking tool for data management strategy development
Homepage
http://cardio.dcc.ac.uk
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningData Management Planning
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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Purpose
CCleaner is a tool for cleaning Windows PCs.
Homepage
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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Purpose
Cdrdao records audio or data CD-Rs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode based on a textual description of the CD contents.
Homepage
http://cdrdao.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
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Purpose
CDS Convert is a suite of tools that allow conversion of documents, presentations and images between different software formats.
Homepage
http://cdsware.cern.ch/convert/index.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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CASTOR, which stands for the CERN Advanced STORage manager, is a hierarchical storage management (HSM) system developed at CERN used to store physics production files and user files.
Homepage
http://castor.web.cern.ch/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreStorage
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Purpose
Database Retirement, Partial and Ongoing Database Archiving, Application Retirement.
Homepage
http://www.csp-sw.de/en/inhalt.php?kategorie=c273_Functions&position=0
License
NDA
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
The Cost Model for Digital Preservation (CDMP) is a tool that calculates the present and future costs of three sets of activities associated with preservation of digital collections.
Homepage
http://www.costmodelfordigitalpreservation.dk/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningCosting
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CONTENTdm is a digital collection management system
Homepage
http://www.contentdm.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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Purpose
cRunch provides an infrastructure for exploratory data analysis with the statistical programming language and environment R
Homepage
http://crunch.kmi.open.ac.uk/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Workflow and Lab Notebook Management
StoreManaging Active Research Data
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Purpose
Validation of CSV files against user-defined schema
Homepage
http://digital-preservation.github.io/csv-validator/
License
[http://www.mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/ Mozilla Public Licence version 2.0]
Platforms
Cross platform (Scala 2.10/Java Virtual Machine)
Content Types
Document
Research Data
Spreadsheet
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestValidation
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Purpose
A tool to create SIARD containers from CSV files.
Homepage
http://kost-ceco.ch/cms/index.php?csv2siard_de
License
GPL V2
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
An e-book management tool, including viewer, migration, and file conversion features among others.
Homepage
http://calibre-ebook.com/
License
GNU GPL v3
Platforms
Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
Content Types
Document
EBook
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
Preservation ActionRendering
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Purpose
an online backup service that automatically backs up documents, e-mails, music, photos, and settings. Info gathered early March 2013.
Homepage
http://www.carbonite.com/en/v2/index
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
StoreBackup
StoreStorage
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Purpose
Supports creation of new preservation policies as well as planning and watch activities.
Homepage
http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SP/Catalogue+of+Preservation+Policy+Elements
License
CC-BY-SA
Platforms
N/A
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPolicy
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Purpose
catdoc is a program that reads one or more Microsoft Word files and outputs text to standard output.
Homepage
http://vitus.wagner.pp.ru/software/catdoc/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
a tool to validate TIFF files against given configuration profile
Homepage
https://github.com/SLUB-digitalpreservation/checkit_tiff
License
same as libtiff, see http://libtiff.maptools.org/misc.html
Platforms
Linux (Debian Jessie), Windows (untested)
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Purpose
"Chronopolis digital preservation network provides services for the long-term preservation and curation of America's digital holdings"
Homepage
http://chronopolis.sdsc.edu/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
StoreBackup
StoreStorage
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Purpose
cksum computes a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) checksum for each given file, or standard input if none are given
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/cksum-invocation.html
License
Platforms
Unix
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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Clipper is a free open-source web application enabling researchers to create and share virtual-clips without altering the original media files
Homepage
http://blog.clippertube.com/index.php/what-is-clipper/
License
GNU GPL2
Platforms
Web based / Javascript
Content Types
Audio
Research Data
Video
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAnnotation
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Purpose
CloneCD is the perfect tool to make backup copies of your music and data CDs, regardless of copy protection.
Homepage
http://www.slysoft.com/en/clonecd.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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CollectiveAccess is web-based software to catalogue, manage, and publish museum and archival collections.
Homepage
http://www.opencollection.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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The UVa Library's Collectus digital object collector tool allows users to to collect image or text objects from a repository.
Homepage
http://www.lib.virginia.edu/digital/resndev/collectus.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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ContextMiner is a framework to collect, analyze, and present the contextual information along with the data.
Homepage
http://www.contextminer.org
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
IngestMetadata Processing
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Purpose
cp copies files (or, optionally, directories). Part of GNU coreutils.
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/cp-invocation.html
License
GNU General Public License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)File Copy
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Cryptcat is a lightweight version of netcat with integrated transport encryption capabilities.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/cryptcat/
License
GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPLv2)
Platforms
Windows NT, BSD, and Linux
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)File Copy
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Purpose
With a simple click of the mouse, you can create visually compelling clips and quotes of web content that are easily embedded in blog posts, email, forums, and websites.
Homepage
https://secure.curate.us/content/front
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Curator's Workbench is a tool that automates and streamlines the process of preparing collections of digital materials for submission to a repository
Homepage
https://github.com/UNC-Libraries/Curators-Workbench
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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Purpose
Software Kit creates a network of repositories that share the infrastructure services necessary to process and provide access to digital content.
Homepage
http://www.d-net.research-infrastructures.eu/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningData Management Planning
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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A digital preservation software application designed as a dark archive to service consortial and institutional preservation repositories a multi-user environment type. DAITSS is considered to be a first-party system.
Homepage
http://daitss.fcla.edu/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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DANS DBF Library is a Java library for reading and writing xBase database files.
Homepage
http://dans-dbf-lib.sourceforge.net/
License
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
Preservation ActionRendering
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Purpose
Migration to Intermediate XML for Electronic Data.
Homepage
https://sites.google.com/a/datanetworkservice.nl/mixed/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
dBpoweramp Music Converter (dMC) is an audio conversion tool.
Homepage
http://www.dbpoweramp.com/dmc.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
"The goal of the DCAPE project is to build a distributed production preservation environment that meets the needs of archival repositories for trusted archival preservation services." (Note: This is a work in progress, see notes for more information)
Homepage
http://salt.unc.edu/dcape/index.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
StoreStorage
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Purpose
Provides a single dashboard view of how various departments contribute to RDM activities and how an institution is performing in terms of its compliance with policies
Homepage
http://www.dmao.info/
License
?
Platforms
Web based, PostgreSQL, Javascript
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningData Management Planning
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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Purpose
DMPTool is an online service to enable researchers to create data management plans now required by many funding agencies, and to receive tailored institutional guidance to help them in the process.
Homepage
https://dmp.cdlib.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningData Management Planning
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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Purpose
DMPonline is the DCC's data management planning tool.
Homepage
http://dmponline.dcc.ac.uk/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
Preservation PlanningData Management Planning
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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Purpose
A comprehensive toolkit to help practitioners and middle managers build business cases to fund digital preservation activities.
Homepage
http://wiki.dpconline.org/index.php?title=Digital_Preservation_Business_Case_Toolkit
License
Platforms
Web based
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningBenefits
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Purpose
DRAMBORA offers a quantifiable insight into the severity of risks faced by repositories right now, and an effective means for reporting these.
Homepage
http://www.repositoryaudit.eu/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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DROID (Digital Record Object Identification) is a software tool developed to perform automated batch identification of file formats.
Homepage
http://digital-preservation.github.io/droid/
License
BSD License
Platforms
Java 6 Standard Edition
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Analysis and automatic generation of summary information from DROID output
Homepage
https://github.com/exponential-decay/droid-siegfried-sqlite-analysis-engine
License
Open source (see URL above)
Platforms
sqlite + Python + text/html
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
Preservation PlanningContent Profiling
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The DPSP is a collection of four software applications which support the goal of digital preservation.
Homepage
http://dpsp.sourceforge.net/
License
GNU General Public License v3
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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DSpace is an institutional repository system which enables easy deposit, preservation, and access for all types of digital content.
Homepage
http://www.dspace.org/
License
BSD
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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The DUMPBIN utility, which is provided with the 32-bit version of Microsoft Visual C++, combines the abilities of the LINK, LIB, and EXEHDR utilities.
Homepage
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/177429
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
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DV Analyzer is a technical quality control and reporting tool that examines DV streams in order to report errors in the tape-to-file transfer process.
Homepage
http://www.avpreserve.com/dvanalyzer/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Video
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestQuality Assurance
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers.
Homepage
http://www.dban.org
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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The Data Asset Framework (formerly the Data Audit Framework) provides organisations with the means to identify, locate, describe and assess how they are managing their research data assets.
Homepage
http://www.data-audit.eu
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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A storage broker and front end for archiving research data that is no longer active but that does not have a need for open publication
Homepage
http://datavaultplatform.org/
License
MIT
Platforms
Java, MySQL, Tomcat
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
StoreBackup
StoreStorage
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DataCite works with data centres to assign persistent identifiers to datasets using the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) infrastructure.
Homepage
http://www.datacite.org
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningCitation and Impact Tracking
StoreManaging Active Research Data
StorePersistent Identification
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DataFlow is a two-stage data management infrastructure that is designed to allow researchers to work with, annotate, publish, and permanently store research data.
Homepage
http://www.dataflow.ox.ac.uk
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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suite of tools "designed to assist with Computer Forensics, Information Auditing, Information Security and Data Recovery"
Homepage
http://www.datalifter.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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DataStage is a flexible data storage system that provides controlled access, secure backup, and the ability to transfer selected files to a more permanent archiving facility.
Homepage
http://www.dataflow.ox.ac.uk/index.php/datastage
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
StoreActive Data Storage
StoreManaging Active Research Data
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The Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore and analyze research data.
Homepage
http://dataverse.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
StoreActive Data Storage
StoreManaging Active Research Data
StoreStorage
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Enables conversion between database formats or dumping from live database systems for the purposes of preservation.
Homepage
http://keeps.github.io/db-preservation-toolkit/
License
LGPL v3
Platforms
Platform independent - Java
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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dc3dd is a patched version of GNU dd with a number of features useful for computer forensics.
Homepage
http://dc3dd.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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dcfldd is an enhanced version of GNU dd with features useful for forensics and security.
Homepage
http://dcfldd.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)File Copy
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
StoreFile Management
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This page gives information on using the dd Unix command.
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/dd-invocation.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)File Copy
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dd_rescue is suitable for rescuing data from a medium with errors, i.
Homepage
http://www.garloff.de/kurt/linux/ddrescue/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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Intended for preserving web sites from the back-end, this is a database-to-XML curation tool.
Homepage
http://deeparc.sourceforge.net/
License
GPLv2
Platforms
should run under any operating system
Content Types
Database
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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The Dependency Discovery Tool searches through binary office files (.doc, .xls and .ppt) and tries to find any documents or files that are linked to the document.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/officeddt
License
Apache License V2.0
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Spreadsheet
Stages & Functions
IngestDependency Analysis
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Digital Intelligence Forensic Software
Homepage
http://www.digitalintelligence.com/software/disoftware.php
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Maturity / gap analysis model for digital preservation
Homepage
http://www.securelyrooted.com/dpcmm
License
Platforms
Web/modelling tool
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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A toolset for developing standards compliant digital preservation management documentation on an array of topics
Homepage
http://dpworkshop.org/workshops/management-tools
License
None
Platforms
N/A
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPlanning
Preservation PlanningPolicy
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Digital Preservation Recorder (DPR) is free and open source software developed by the National Archives of Australia to aid in the long term preservation of digital records.
Homepage
http://dpr.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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Dioscuri is a computer hardware emulator, specifically designed to be used as part of a digital preservation strategy.
Homepage
http://dioscuri.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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In Disk Utility in Mac OS X 10.
Homepage
http://support.apple.com/kb/TA24002
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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DiskView shows you a graphical map of your disk, allowing you to determine where a file is located or, by clicking on a cluster, seeing which file occupies it.
Homepage
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896650.aspx
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFile Management
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Tool for detecting the content format of a disk or disk image. It knows about common file systems, partition tables, and boot codes.
Homepage
http://disktype.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
IngestMetadata Extraction
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djatoka is open source Java software that builds upon a rich set of APIs and libraries to provide a service framework for the dynamic dissemination of JPEG 2000 image files.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/djatoka/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
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The U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) document conversion tools make the exchange and use of biomedical library electronic information easier for librarians, library users, and the general public
Homepage
http://docmorph.nlm.nih.gov/docmorph/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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DriveImage XML is an easy to use and reliable program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives.
Homepage
http://www.runtime.org/driveimage-xml.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
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Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. This means that any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website. Dropbox also makes it super easy to share with others, whether you're a student or professional, parent or grandparent. Even if you accidentally spill a latte on your laptop, have no fear! You can relax knowing that Dropbox always has you covered, and none of your stuff will ever be lost.
Homepage
https://www.dropbox.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
StoreBackup
StoreStorage
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Data Accessioner provides a graphical user interface to aid in migrating data from physical media to a dedicated file server, documenting the process and using MD5 checksums to identify any errors introduced in transfer.
Homepage
http://dataaccessioner.org/
License
Free
Platforms
Java
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
IngestMetadata Processing
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DuraCloud is a hosted service that provides a centralised interface for organizations interested in using cloud storage as a part of their digital archiving and preservation programs.
Homepage
http://www.duracloud.org/
License
Apache License
Platforms
Web based
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
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EMET is a stand-alone tool designed to extract metadata embedded in JPEG and TIFF files.
Homepage
http://www.artstor.org/global/g-html/download-emet-public.html
License
Adobe AIR license agreement
Platforms
Mac OS 10.4+, Windows XP, Vista and 7.
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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ePADD is a software package developed by Stanford University's Special Collections & University Archives that supports archival processes around the appraisal, ingest, processing, discovery, and delivery of email archives.
Homepage
https://library.stanford.edu/projects/epadd
License
Apache 2.0
Platforms
Java
Content Types
Email
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsMetadata Extraction
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestMetadata Processing
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EPrints is an open access digital repository software, which is intended to create a highly configurable web-based repository.
Homepage
http://www.eprints.org/
License
GPLv3 and LGPLv3
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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EXE Explorer reads and displays executable file properties and structure.
Homepage
http://www.mitec.cz/exe.html
License
Freeware
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
Software
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Purpose
Extract EXIF data and normalise it to DC XML.
Homepage
http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR/Maintain+a+list+of+metadata+mappings+outside+of+the+script
License
APACHE2
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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EZID (easy-eye-dee) makes it easy to create and manage unique, persistent identifiers.
Homepage
http://n2t.net/ezid
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StorePersistent Identification
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Easy CD-DA Extractor is CD Ripper, Music Converter, Audio Converter, Metadata Editor, and CD/DVD burning software.
Homepage
http://www.poikosoft.com/
License
Unknown license.
Platforms
Windows.
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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ElcomSoft offers numerous password recovery applications.
Homepage
http://www.elcomsoft.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDecryption
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Converts proprietary emails to standard portable formats
Homepage
http://www.weirdkid.com/products/emailchemy/
License
Commercial
Platforms
Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
Content Types
Email
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
Preservation ActionFile Management
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
StoreFile Management
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Embedding Repositories Self-Assessment Tool is comprised of a series of questions designed to quantify the degree that a digital repository is ‘embedded’ within its institution – the extent to which both the organisation's research and its administrative culture recognise the repository’s value and take full advantage of its capacity.
Homepage
http://www.rsp.ac.uk/embeddingguide/self-assessment-tool/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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EnCase Forensic (Guidance Software)
Homepage
http://www.guidancesoftware.com/forensic.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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EnCase eDiscovery is the market leading e-discovery software that enables more efficient business process and significantly reduces legal risk and cost with a judicially accepted solution that provides everything from legal hold to first pass review and is scalable, defensible, and repeatable.
Homepage
http://www.guidancesoftware.com/ediscovery.htm?
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
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Validator for EPUB files
Homepage
https://github.com/IDPF/epubcheck
License
[http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause/ New BSD License]
Platforms
Any OS with Java (1.6 or above)
Content Types
Document
EBook
Stages & Functions
IngestEncryption Detection
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
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Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.
Homepage
http://eraser.heidi.ie/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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Exact Audio Copy is an audio grabber for audio CDs using standard CD and DVD-ROM drives on Windows only.
Homepage
http://www.exactaudiocopy.de
License
Proprietary, Freeware
Platforms
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10. No Linux nor MAC version is planned at all. But it is reported that EAC runs in an emulation layer (WINE for Linux and Virtual PC Win 98 for MAC)
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Exempi is a library for handling XMP metadata, based on the Adobe XMP SDK
Homepage
http://libopenraw.freedesktop.org/wiki/Exempi
License
BSD
Platforms
Linux
Content Types
Document
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestMetadata Processing
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Purpose
Properties extraction, identification, metadata editing
Homepage
http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/
License
Distributed under same terms as Perl language (GNU GPL or 'Artistic license')
Platforms
Runs on all versions of Windows
Content Types
Audio
Image
Video
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestMetadata Processing
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Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command line utility to manage image metadata.
Homepage
http://www.exiv2.org
License
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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Explore2fs is a GUI explorer tool for accessing ext2 and ext3 filesystems.
Homepage
http://www.chrysocome.net/explore2fs
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFile Management
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Purpose
bootable CD with Linux and forensic tools
Homepage
http://www.lnx4n6.be/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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*FFmpeg* is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.
Homepage
http://www.ffmpeg.org/
License
LGPL or GPL
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Video
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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A PRONOM based, command line, file format identification tool written in Python
Homepage
http://www.openpreservation.org/software/fido
License
Apache 2.0 Open Source License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
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A PRONOM based, online file format identification tool written in Javascript and HTML5
Homepage
http://www.techmaurice.com/fidoo/
License
Free use on website / Commercial
Platforms
Webbased
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
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FITS allows data curators to identify, validate, and extract technical metadata for the objects in their digital repository.
Homepage
http://fitstool.org
License
[http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html GNU Lesser General Public License]
Platforms
Windows or Unix
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestEncryption Detection
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
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Purpose
Forensic Toolkit (AccessData)
Homepage
http://accessdata.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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bootable CD with Linux and forensic tools
Homepage
http://www.forensicbootcd.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Fedora provides the back-end foundation for digital repository systems responsible for managing and preserving all types of digital content.
Homepage
http://fedora-commons.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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The File Analyzer is a general purpose desktop (and command line) tool designed to automate simple, file-based operations. The File Analyzer assembles a toolkit of tasks a user can perform. The tasks that have been written into the File Analyzer code base have been optimized for use by libraries, archives, and other cultural heritage institutions.
Homepage
http://georgetown-university-libraries.github.io/File-Analyzer/
License
Platforms
Java
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsMetadata Extraction
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsWorkflow
IngestFixity
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionFile Management
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
StoreFile Management
StoreFixity
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FileAlyzer allows a basic analysis of files (showing file properties and file contents in hex dump form) and is able to interpret common file contents like resources structures (like text, graphics, HTML, media and PE).
Homepage
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/filealyzer/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Windows utility for verifying file contents
Homepage
http://www.programmingunlimited.net/siteexec/content.cgi?page=fv
License
GNU General Public License v. 2
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
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Filzip offers full support (add and extract) support for ZIP (including Quake III's PK3), BH (BlakHole), CAB (Microsoft Cabinet), JAR (JavaARchive), LHA (LZH), TARand GZIP(TAR.
Homepage
http://filzip.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Container
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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Find It! Keep It! is a tool to save and organise web content.
Homepage
http://www.ansemond.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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This is the home page for the open source implementation of the file(1) command that ships with every free operating system (OpenBSD, Linux, NetBSD, FreeBSD, etc.
Homepage
http://www.darwinsys.com/file/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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Purpose
QA tool for detecting fingers on digitised pages
Homepage
https://github.com/openplanets/finger-detection-tool
License
Apache 2.0
Platforms
Java
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Fixi is a command-line utility that indexes, verifies, and updates checksum information for collections of files.
Homepage
https://github.com/cwilper/fixi/
License
APACHE 2.0
Platforms
recent versions of Mac OS X, Ubuntu, and Windows
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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Purpose
fixes some issues in (potentially) baseline tiffs, as an example, invalid datetime tags, wrong tiff tag order
Homepage
https://github.com/SLUB-digitalpreservation/fixit_tiff
License
same as libtiff, see http://libtiff.maptools.org/ for details
Platforms
Linux (Debian Jessie), AIX, Windows (untested)
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRepair
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Purpose
Fixity monitoring for small-medium collections
Homepage
http://www.avpreserve.com/avpsresources/tools/
License
Apache 2.0
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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Purpose
Validates a file against a policy, using common validation tools
Homepage
https://github.com/openplanets/flint
License
Apache 2.0
Platforms
Java
Content Types
Document
EBook
Stages & Functions
IngestEncryption Detection
IngestValidation
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Purpose
Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures.
Homepage
http://foremost.sourceforge.net/
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~Not Content Type Specific~
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Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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A collection of utilities and libraries intended for forensic or forensic-related investigative use in a modern Microsoft Windows environment.
Homepage
http://www.gmgsystemsinc.com/fau/
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~Not Content Type Specific~
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Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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XVI32 is a freeware hex editor running under Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP.
Homepage
http://www.chmaas.handshake.de/delphi/freeware/xvi32/xvi32.htm
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~Not Content Type Specific~
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Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Set of utilities to find and clean various forms of lint on a filesystem, such as duplicate files, empty directories, and bad file names.
Homepage
http://www.pixelbeat.org/fslint/
License
GPL 2+
Platforms
Linux
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
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GFI MailArchiver is an email archiving software that is the single solution source for your email management problems on Exchange Server.
Homepage
http://www.gfi.com/mailarchiver/
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Platforms
Content Types
Email
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files.
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/diffutils/
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
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Non-interactive network downloader
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/
License
GNU General Public License
Platforms
Unix, Linux, Windows, Macintosh
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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GNU libextractor is a library used to extract meta data from files of arbitrary type.
Homepage
http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/libextractor
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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GetDataBack will recover your data if the hard drive's partition table, boot record, FAT/MFT or root directory are lost or damaged, data was lost due to a virus attack, the drive was formatted, fdisk has been run, a power failure has caused a system crash, files were lost due to a software failure, files were accidentally deleted.
Homepage
http://www.runtime.org/data-recovery-software.htm
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
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Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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GetDriveInfo2 is a Win32 program that examines the optical and removable media drives currently mounted on a computer, and returns information about those devices (in the case of optical devices it also returns information about the any media currently mounted in the device).
Homepage
http://getdriveinfo2.sourceforge.net/
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Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
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Extracts technical and embedded descriptive metadata from common multimedia file formats.
Homepage
http://getid3.sourceforge.net/
License
GPL
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Video
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Amazon Glacier is a secure, durable, and extremely low-cost cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup.
Homepage
https://aws.amazon.com/glacier/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
StoreBackup
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Workflow Management Tool
Homepage
http://www.intranda.com/goobi
License
GPLv2
Platforms
Linux
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)OCR
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsWorkflow
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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Google Cloud Storage allows users to store, access, and manage their data.
Homepage
https://cloud.google.com/products/cloud-storage
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
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Search interface for metadata extracted from forensic disk images.
Homepage
https://github.com/anarchivist/gumshoe
License
Platforms
Content Types
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
IngestMetadata Processing
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gvfs-info - print information about files and directories
Homepage
https://wiki.gnome.org/action/show/Projects/gvfs?action=show&redirect=gvfs
License
GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
Platforms
Unix-like systems (GNOME)
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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gzip produces files with a .gz extension. gunzip can decompress files created by gzip, compress or pack
Homepage
http://www.gzip.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Container
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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The HP Integrated Archive Platform (HP IAP) provides a solution for the long-term archival and disposition of information.
Homepage
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/storageworks/riss/index.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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HTTrack is a website copying utility.
Homepage
http://www.httrack.com/
License
[http://www.gnu.org/licenses/quick-guide-gplv3.html GNU General Public License 3+]
Platforms
Android, BSD, Linux, OS X, Windows
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Digital Evidence Laboratory specialists created the HashKeeper software in 1998 to expedite the analysis of electronic media by reducing the number of files to be analyzed during the course of an investigation.
Homepage
http://www.usdoj.gov/ndic/domex/hashkeeper.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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bootable CD with Linux and forensic tools
Homepage
http://www.e-fense.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Heritrix is an open-source web crawler, allowing users to target websites they wish to include in a collection and to harvest an instance of each site.
Homepage
http://crawler.archive.org
License
GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
Platforms
Written in Java. Must have Java Runtime Environment (JRE, http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp) and at least Java version 5.0 installed. Default heap size is 256MB RAM.
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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The Rich Media Capture module (RMC), developed in the LiWA (Living Web Archives) project, is designed to enhance the capturing capabilities of the crawler, with regards to different multimedia content types.
Homepage
http://code.google.com/p/liwa-technologies/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a complete set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Windows 2000 and later.
Homepage
http://www.hexworkshop.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Binary Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsBinary & Hexidecimal Editing
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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HoliRisk is a framework and online tool to support the development of a risk assessment based on principles from ISO31000.
Homepage
http://holirisk.sysresearch.org/
License
GNU General Public License 3
Platforms
Web based
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPlanning
Preservation PlanningPolicy
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Hoppla is an archiving solution that combines back-up and fully automated migration services for data collections in small office environments.
Homepage
http://www.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/dp/hoppla/release/index.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
StoreStorage
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HxD

Purpose
Free Hex- and Ram-Editor
Homepage
https://mh-nexus.de/en/hxd/
License
freeware
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsBinary & Hexidecimal Editing
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I2

Purpose
i2 is a provider of intelligence and investigation management software for law enforcement, defense, national security and private sector organizations.
Homepage
http://www.i2group.com/us
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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IBM's Digital Asset Preservation Tool is a proof-of-concept demonstration of the Universal Virtual Computer solution that provides long-term access to JPEG and GIF87a files.
Homepage
http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/uvc/download
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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ICA-AtoM allows organisations to create standards-based descriptions of their archival holdings and subsequently publish them to the Web.
Homepage
http://ica-atom.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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IIPImage is an advanced high-performance imaging server and client for web-based streamed remote visualization of ultra resolution scientific imagery.
Homepage
http://iipimage.sourceforge.net/
License
GNU GPL
Platforms
Linux, Windows, Mac
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
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ILookPI provides a fully programmable IDE environment with customizable tool capabilities.
Homepage
http://www.perlustro.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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IMAGE is a DOS application capable of generating either highly compressed or "flat" images for forensic analysis.
Homepage
http://www.digitalintelligence.com/software/disoftware/image/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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iRODS software was designed to allow curators utilising heterogeneous storage and computing facilities to define policies without being concerned with the technical detail of how the system implements those policies and without having to respond to changes in technical infrastructure.
Homepage
http://irods.org/index.php/Downloads
License
BSD License
Platforms
Linux, Solaris, Macintosh, and AIX. The iCAT Platforms include PostgreSQL, Oracle, and MySQL. page at http://irods.org/index.php/iCAT_Platforms lists the supported operating systems and configurations for ICAT-enabled servers.
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
StoreStorage
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PDF library for manipulation, content extraction and creation
Homepage
http://itextpdf.com/
License
GNU Affero General Public License v3
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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ImageMagick® is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images.
Homepage
http://www.imagemagick.org
License
Apache License v2.0
Platforms
should run under any operating system
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
Preservation ActionRendering
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ImageVerifier (IV for short) traverses a hierarchy of folders looking for image files to verify. It can verify TIFFs, JPEGs. PSDs, DNGs, and non-DNG raws (e.g., NEF, CR2).
Homepage
http://basepath.com/site/detail-ImageVerifier.php
License
Commercial (Trial version available)
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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ImpactStory (previously Total-Impact) allows researchers and organisations to gather a wide range of impact metrics about multiple forms of scholarly output.
Homepage
http://impactstory.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningCitation and Impact Tracking
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InBoxer is a next generation email archiving, IM archiving, e-discovery, and policy management system.
Homepage
http://www.inboxer.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Email
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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Index.dat Analyzer is a tool to view, examine and delete contents of index.dat files.
Homepage
http://www.systenance.com/indexdat.php
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsMetadata Extraction
IngestMetadata Extraction
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InfinaDyne's forensic products are focused on government and law enforcement examining various types of media and intent on collecting evidence in a thorough, secure and trustworthy manner.
Homepage
http://www.infinadyne.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Invenio is a free software suite enabling you to run your own digital library or document repository on the web.
Homepage
http://invenio-software.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows 9x, ME, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, 2008, Vista, Windows 7.
Homepage
http://www.irfanview.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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Recover data from CD, DVD, BD, HDD, Flash drive, USB stick, media card, SD and SSD.
Homepage
http://www.isobuster.com/
License
Commercial
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
Audio
Disk Image
Video
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
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JHOVE provides functions to perform format-specific identification, validation, and characterization of digital objects.
Homepage
http://jhove.openpreservation.org/
License
GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
Platforms
JHOVE should be usable on any UNIX, Windows, or OS X platform with an appropriate J2SE installation. It should run on any operating system that supports Java 1.5 and has a directory-based file system.
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestEncryption Detection
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
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JHOVE2 allows data curators to characterise the digital objects in their repositories.
Homepage
http://jhove2.org/
License
JHOVE2 is made freely available under the termsof the BSD open source license for all project-developed code; some third-party libraries may be covered by other open source licences.
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestEncryption Detection
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
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Pure Java implementation of a JPEG2000 decoder
Homepage
http://code.google.com/p/jj2000/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
Preservation ActionRendering
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JPC

Purpose
JPC is the fast pure Java x86 PC emulator.
Homepage
http://jpc.sourceforge.net/home_home.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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Java Web Archive Toolkit
Homepage
http://jwat.org/
License
Apache License, Version 2.0
Platforms
Java
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
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The PAIRTREE LIBRARY is a software library that supports the mapping between identifiers and filepaths according to the Pairtree Specification.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/loc-xferutils/files/loc-pairtree-java-library/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
Preservation ActionFile Management
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Simple JP2 file structure checker
Homepage
https://github.com/bitsgalore/jp2StructCheck
License
GNU General Public License v3
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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JP2 validation + properties extraction
Homepage
http://jpylyzer.openpreservation.org/
License
LGPL V3
Platforms
should run under any operating system
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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KEA is an algorithm for extracting keyphrases from text documents.
Homepage
http://www.nzdl.org/Kea/
License
GNU GPL v3
Platforms
should run under any operating system
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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KEEP Emulation Framework (EF) allows users to view and interact with digital files that otherwise would require obsolete hardware and software.
Homepage
http://emuframework.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Software
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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The KOST-Simy application is used for Compare Images.
Homepage
http://kost-ceco.ch/cms/index.php?kost_simy_de
License
GPL V3
Platforms
should run under Java 1.6 on Windows
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
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KOST-Val is an open source validator for different file formats (TIFF, SIARD, PDF/A, JP2, JPEG) and Submission Information Package (SIP).
Homepage
http://kost-ceco.ch/cms/index.php?kost_val_de
License
[http://www.gnu.org/licenses/quick-guide-gplv3.html GNU General Public License 3+]
Platforms
should run under Java 1.6 on Windows
Content Types
Database
Document
Image
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Benefits Analysis Toolkit guides users through a process of identifying, assessing, and communicating the benefits from investing resources in the curation and long-term preservation of research data.
Homepage
http://beagrie.com/krds-i2s2.php
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningBenefits
Preservation PlanningCosting
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JPEG 2000 SDK, includes encoder/decoder
Homepage
http://www.kakadusoftware.com/
License
Commercial, binaries freely available for non-commercial use (certain restrictions apply)
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
Preservation ActionRendering
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Karen's Directory Printer can print the name of every file on a drive, along with the file's size, date and time of last modification, and attributes (Read-Only, Hidden, System and Archive).
Homepage
http://www.karenware.com/powertools/ptdirprn.asp
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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PhraseRate is a program, developed by Keith Humphreys, for extracting a set of meaningful, attractive keywords and key phrases from a web page describing the content of that page.
Homepage
http://ivia.ucr.edu/projects/PhraseRate/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Kepler is a scientific workflow modelling and management system that enables users, regardless of programming experience, to set up data analysis pipelines.
Homepage
https://kepler-project.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Workflow and Lab Notebook Management
StoreManaging Active Research Data
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KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V).
Homepage
http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Main_Page
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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khtml2png is a command line program to create screenshots of webpages.
Homepage
http://khtml2png.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Snapshot
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The kopal Library for Retrieval and Ingest (koLibRI) represents a library of Java tools that have been developed for the interaction with the DIAS system of IBM within the kopal project.
Homepage
http://kopal.langzeitarchivierung.de/index_koLibRI.php.en
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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Floppy disk controller software that accompanies a KryoFlux drive
Homepage
http://www.kryoflux.com/
License
Free for non-commercial use
Platforms
Windows, OS X, Linux, Amiga OS4
Content Types
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
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LOCKSS software allows libraries to create preserved digital collections out of materials that would otherwise be accessible only through a licensed academic subscription.
Homepage
http://www.lockss.org/
License
BSD License
Platforms
All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OS), Linux. Most LOCKSS installations use a CD which bundles the LOCKSS daemon with an operating system based on OpenBSD. The LOCKSS team also supports running the daemon on RPM-based Linux distributions and on Solaris.
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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LabTrove is a blogging platform specifically designed for use in a research environment.
Homepage
http://www.labtrove.org
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Workflow and Lab Notebook Management
StoreManaging Active Research Data
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Legacy Locker is a safe, secure repository for your vital digital property that lets you grant access to online assets for friends and loved ones in the event of loss, death, or disability.
Homepage
http://legacylocker.com/
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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Libewf is a library for support of the Expert Witness Compression Format (EWF), it support both the SMART (EWF-S01) and EnCase (EWF-E01) format.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/libewf/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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This library can be used to classify files according to magic number tests.
Homepage
http://packages.debian.org/unstable/libdevel/libmagic-dev
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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The Library of Congress Newspaper Viewer is a web application used to ingest and view digitized newspaper pages meeting the National Digital Newspaper Program specification.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/loc-ndnp/
License
BSD License
Platforms
Unix, Linux
Content Types
Document
Image
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
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libsafe allows the organizations to create a full OAIS compliant Archive, including active and passive digital preservation workflows and is particularly suited for master image files of digitizing processes.
Homepage
http://www.preservaciondigital.es
License
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Document
Image
Video
Stages & Functions
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Purpose
This is an implementation for libsharedmime.
Homepage
http://www.memecode.com/libsharedmime.php
License
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~Not Content Type Specific~
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IngestFile Format Identification
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Lingfo provides a library for developers to use to extract information from Microsoft Excel spreadsheet files.
Homepage
http://www.lexicon.net/sjmachin/xlrd.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
Spreadsheet
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Linux-VServer provides virtualization for GNU/Linux systems.
Homepage
http://linux-vserver.org/Welcome_to_Linux-VServer.org
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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MIXED (Migration to Intermediate XML for Electronic Data) is a web service that converts tabular data files such as spreadsheets and databases to the Standard Data Format for Preservation (SDFP), a supplier-independent XML format.
Homepage
https://sites.google.com/a/datanetworkservice.nl/mixed/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Spreadsheet
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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MP3::Tag is a module for reading tags of MP3 audio files.
Homepage
http://search.cpan.org/~ilyaz/MP3-Tag-1.10/lib/MP3/Tag.pm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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MP3val is a small, high-speed, free software tool for checking MPEG audio files' integrity.
Homepage
http://mp3val.sourceforge.net
License
GPL V2
Platforms
should run under any operating system
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
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mpg321 is a command-line mp3 player. mpg321 is used for frontends, as an mp3 player and as an mp3 to wave file decoder.
Homepage
http://mpg321.sourceforge.net/
License
GNU General Public License (GPL)
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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MPP Viewer is a viewer for Microsoft Project files
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/mppviewer/
License
GPL
Platforms
.Net Framework
Content Types
Document
Project Management Data
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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MRU-Blaster is a program made to do one large task - detect and clean MRU (most recently used) lists on your computer.
Homepage
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/mrublaster.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation ActionRedaction
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The MSIL Disassembler is a companion tool to the MSIL Assembler (Ilasm.
Homepage
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/f7dy01k1(VS.80).aspx
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Matchbox: Duplicate detection tool for digital document collections.
Homepage
https://github.com/openplanets/scape/tree/master/pc-qa-matchbox
License
Open source
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
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Free Tools [See specifically Foresnic Tools]
Homepage
http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/index.aspx
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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md5deep is a set of programs to compute MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, Tiger, or Whirlpool message digests on an arbitrary number of files. hashdeep is a program to compute, match, and audit hashsets.
Homepage
http://md5deep.sourceforge.net/
License
Public domain
Platforms
Cross platform
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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md5sum computes a 128-bit checksum (or fingerprint or message-digest) for each specified file.
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/md5sum-invocation.html
License
Platforms
Unix
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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MD5summer is an application for Microsoft Windows 9x, NT, ME, 2000 and XP which generates and verifies md5 checksums.
Homepage
http://www.md5summer.org/
License
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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Tool for managing and comparing digital asset metadata
Homepage
http://www.avpreserve.com/avpsresources/tools/
License
Apache 2.0
Platforms
Windows, OSX
Content Types
Audio
Image
Video
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestQuality Assurance
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Media Conch is a implementation checker, policy checker and fixer for audiovisual files with focus on Matroska, LPCM and FFV1.
Homepage
https://mediaarea.net/MediaConch/
[https://github.com/MediaArea/MediaConch GitHub Repository]
License
GNU General Public License 3.0 (GPLv3 or later), Mozilla Public License (MPLv2 or later).
Platforms
Windows 7 or later, MAC OS 10.5 or later, Linux/Unix, Web Application
Content Types
Audio
Video
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestValidation
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Supplies technical and tag information about a video or audio file.
Homepage
https://mediaarea.net/en/MediaInfo
License
GPL or LGPL licence
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Video
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Mendeley is a combination web service and desktop application that allows users to create, manage, and share collections of references.
Homepage
http://www.mendeley.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsAcademic Social Networking
Preservation PlanningCitation and Impact Tracking
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Merritt is a new cost-effective repository service from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that lets the UC community manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content.
Homepage
http://merritt.cdlib.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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Metadata Extraction Tool automatically extracts a limited set of metadata from the headers of digital files.
Homepage
http://meta-extractor.sourceforge.net/
License
[http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html Apache Public License (version 2)]
Platforms
Must have Java installed and enabled
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Metaproducts offers several commercial capture and off-line browsing tools.
Homepage
http://www.metaproducts.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Use the Word 2003 Redaction Add-in to hide text within Microsoft Office Word 2003 documents.
Homepage
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=10155
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation ActionRedaction
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With this add-in you can permanently remove hidden data and collaboration data, such as change tracking and comments, from Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint files.
Homepage
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=8446
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation ActionRedaction
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A tool used for personal archiving of email.
Homepage
http://mobisocial.stanford.edu/muse/
License
Unknown
Platforms
Windows, Mac OS X
Content Types
Email
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPersonal Archiving
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Multivalent works on digital documents research and development.
Homepage
http://multivalent.sourceforge.net/
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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myExperiment is an online social networking service aimed at scientific researchers; the site fosters collaboration by allowing members to share scientific workflows, experiment plans, and other digital objects.
Homepage
[http://www.myexperiment.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Workflow and Lab Notebook Management
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsAcademic Social Networking
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsWorkflow
StoreManaging Active Research Data
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NARA File Analyzer and Metadata Harvester allows a user to analyze the contents of a file system or external drive and generates statistics about the contents of the contained directories.
Homepage
http://blogs.archives.gov/online-public-access/?p=6270
License
NASA Open Source Agreement for Government Agencies
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestFixity
IngestMetadata Extraction
StoreFixity
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NARA Video Frame Analyzer analyzes technical properties of individual frames of a video file in order to detect quality issues within digitized video files.
Homepage
http://blogs.archives.gov/online-public-access/?p=6270
License
NASA Open Source Agreement for Government Agencies
Platforms
Content Types
Video
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestQuality Assurance
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The "Levels of Digital Preservation" are a tiered set of recommendations for how organizations should begin to build or enhance their digital preservation activities.
Homepage
http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/activities/levels.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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Nesstar suite is an online publishing platform for organisations wishing to share datasets both internally and with the wider web.
Homepage
http://www.nesstar.com/help/4.0/server/index.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
IngestMetadata Processing
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The NSRL provides a large data set of metadata on computer files which can be used to identify the files and their provenance
Homepage
http://www.nsrl.nist.gov/
License
[http://www.nsrl.nist.gov/Redistribution_Policy.htm Public domain]
Platforms
Platform independent
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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A friendly swarm of format-identifying robots
Homepage
http://openplanets.github.io/nanite/
License
Apache 2.0
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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NetarchiveSuite is a web archiving software package designed to plan, schedule and run web harvests of parts of the Internet.
Homepage
http://netarchive.dk/suite/Welcome
License
[http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html#translations GNU Lesser General Public License]
Platforms
Linux
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Process/module manager for Windows, with features such as Kill/Resume/Suspend thread of a process and unload DLL files
Homepage
http://www.nuclearwintercrew.com/Products-View/6/Nuclear_Processor/
License
Freeware
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestDependency Analysis
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NutchWAX is software for indexing ARC files (archived Web sites gathered using Heritrix) for full text search.
Homepage
http://archive-access.sourceforge.net/projects/nutchwax/
License
GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1; Nutch itself is under Apache License 2.0.
Platforms
Platform-independent Java, though only tested and primarily used on Linux machines.
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Open Computer Forensics Architecture is a modular computer forensics framework.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ocfa
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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ODF Validator is a tool that validates OpenDocument files and checks them for certain conformance criteria.
Homepage
https://incubator.apache.org/odftoolkit/conformance/ODFValidator.html
License
Apache License, Version 2.0
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
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An RDF based list of basic RDM infrastructure components to make this infrastructure more visible and easier to identify
Homepage
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/projects/opd-for-rdm
License
Platforms
RDF
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
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officerparser.py is a python script that parses the format of OLE compound documents used by Microsoft Office applications.
Homepage
https://github.com/unixfreak0037/officeparser
License
MIT License
Platforms
Cross-platform (Python)
Content Types
Document
Spreadsheet
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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Analyses plain text files, looking for code (scripting languages etc.)
Homepage
https://github.com/blackducksw/ohcount
License
GNU General Public License Version 2
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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Omeka is a free open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions.
Homepage
http://omeka.org/
License
GNU Operating Systems
Platforms
Linux operating system, Server configuration suggestions, Apache HTTP server (with mod_rewrite enabled), MySQL version 5.0 or greater, PHP scripting language version 5.2.4 or greater (with mysql and exif extensions installed), ImageMagick image manipulation software.
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
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Ontrack EasyRecovery software products offer home users or businesses complete solutions for their data recovery, file repair and disk diagnostic needs.
Homepage
http://www.krollontrack.com/data-recovery/recovery-software/
License
Commercial
Platforms
Windows, Mac
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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Ontrack Eraser software is an easy-to-use, highly flexible data erasure tool that erases all traces of data stored on a targeted media - ensuring that sensitive information does not fall into the wrong hands.
Homepage
http://www.krollontrack.com/information-management/data-erasure-solutions/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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OpenOffice.org 3 is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more.
Homepage
http://www.openoffice.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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This tool is for video conversion, splitting and editing.
Homepage
http://www.archive.org/details/tucows_371200_Open_Video_Converter
License
Platforms
Content Types
Video
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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OpenDOAR is a simple, web-based tool that guides repository administrators through the process of creating basic policies for the submission, re-use, and preservation of digital materials.
Homepage
http://www.opendoar.org/tools/en/policies.php
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPolicy
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The OpenJPEG library is an open-source JPEG 2000 codec written in C language.
Homepage
http://www.openjpeg.org/
License
BSD
Platforms
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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OpenVZ is container-based virtualization for Linux.
Homepage
http://wiki.openvz.org/Main_Page
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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The OpenWMS is a platform-independent, open source, web-accessible system that can be used as a standalone application or integrated with other repository architectures by a wide range of organizations.
Homepage
http://rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/open/projects/openwms/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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The goal for this project is to provide translators to allow for interoperability between applications based on ODF (OpenDocument) 1.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/odf-converter/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Outside In Technology is a suite of software development kits (SDKs) that provides developers with a comprehensive solution to access, transform and control the contents of over 500 unstructured file formats.
Homepage
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/content-management/oit-all-085236.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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software library that supports the mapping between identifiers and filepaths according to the Pairtree Curation Microservices Specification.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/loc-xferutils/files/loc-pairtree-java-library
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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Tools for parsing and analysing PDF documents
Homepage
http://blog.didierstevens.com/programs/pdf-tools/
License
Not specified, public domain
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestDependency Analysis
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PDF/A Manager is a PDF/A (ISO 19005) validation and conversion software.
Homepage
http://www.pdftron.com/pdfamanager/index.html
License
Commercially licensed product, developers licenses are free.
Platforms
Versions available for Windows, Mac, and linux.
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestValidation
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PDWIPE (Physical Drive WIPE) is a standalone DOS utility to wipe (zero) an entire physical hard drive.
Homepage
http://www.digitalintelligence.com/software/disoftware/pdwipe/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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A tool to capture contextual information in a sheer curation scenario
Homepage
https://github.com/pericles-project/pet
License
Apache 2
Platforms
Cross-platform
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestDependency Analysis
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Plato is a preservation-planning tool for organisations charged with safeguarding digital materials.
Homepage
http://www.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/dp/plato/intro.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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PREMIS in METS Toolbox was developed to support the implementation of PREMIS in the METS container format.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/pimtoolbox/
License
Public domain
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestValidation
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Output DROID compatible file format signature files using PRONOM syntax
Homepage
https://github.com/exponential-decay/signature-development-utility
License
Open source (see URL above)
Platforms
PHP + JQuery + Javascript + text/html
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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pageVault supports the archiving of all unique responses generated by a web server.
Homepage
http://www.projectcomputing.com/products/pageVault/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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Suite of tools for detecting changes in web pages and their rendering
Homepage
https://github.com/openplanets/pagelyzer
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Paraben provides forensics tools.
Homepage
http://www.paraben-forensics.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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"Use your CDROM drive to read audio tracks.... and have it actually work right!"
Homepage
http://xiph.org/paranoia/
License
GNU General Public Licence v2.0
Platforms
Linux
Content Types
Audio
Disk Image
Video
Stages & Functions
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Passware software recovers or resets passwords for Windows, Word , Excel, QuickBooks, Access, Acrobat, and more than 180 document types.
Homepage
http://www.lostpassword.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDecryption
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PDF manipulation tool
Homepage
http://www.pdflabs.com/tools/pdftk-the-pdf-toolkit/
License
GPL
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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Pearl Crescent Page Saver is an extension for Mozilla Firefox that lets you capture images of web pages, including Flash content.
Homepage
http://pearlcrescent.com/products/pagesaver/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Snapshot
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peepdf is a Python tool to explore PDF files in order to find out if the file can be harmful or not.
Homepage
http://eternal-todo.com/tools/peepdf-pdf-analysis-tool
License
GNU GPL v3
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures (thus the Photo Recovery name) from digital camera memory.
Homepage
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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PhotoRescue is the best and fairest picture and data recovery solution for digital film - sd cards, compact flash, memory sticks, microdrive, etc.
Homepage
http://www.datarescue.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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PowerISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file processing tool, which allows you to open, extract, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split and convert ISO files, and mount these files with internal virtual drive.
Homepage
http://www.poweriso.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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Preservica is a complete OAIS Digital Preservation system available on the cloud (hosted in US, EU or AUS) and on premise (Standard and Enterprise versions). It is trusted by over 50 organisations across 4 continents to preserve collections both large (>6Pb) and small (few 100kb)
Homepage
http://www.preservica.com
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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Blacklight is a free and open source ruby-on-rails based discovery interface (a.
Homepage
http://projectblacklight.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
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Proofpoint Enterprise Archive is a SaaS email archiving solution that addresses three key challenges—eDiscovery, regulatory compliance and email storage management—without the headaches of managing archiving in-house.
Homepage
http://www.proofpoint.com/products/email-archiving.php
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Content Types
Email
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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FLAG (Forensic and Log Analysis GUI) is an advanced forensic tool for the analysis of large volumes of log files and forensic investigations.
Homepage
http://www.pyflag.net/
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~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Library for working with XMP metadata, as well as reading/writing XMP metadata stored in many different file formats
Homepage
https://code.google.com/p/python-xmp-toolkit/
License
BSD New
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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This is a Python implementation of the checkm specification.
Homepage
https://github.com/benosteen/checkm
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~Not Content Type Specific~
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StoreFixity
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With QPxTool you can measure the quality of CDs and DVDs.
Homepage
http://qpxtool.sourceforge.net/
License
GNU General Public License version 2.0
Platforms
Cross-platform
Content Types
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
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Analyse digital video and detect corruption/artefacts
Homepage
http://www.bavc.org/qctools
License
GPLv3
Platforms
Windows, Mac & Ubuntu
Content Types
Video
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Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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QPDF is a command-line program that does structural, content-preserving transformations on PDF files
Homepage
http://qpdf.sourceforge.net/
License
Artistic License 2.0
Platforms
Windows, Linux
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation ActionDecryption
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View virtually all the files and e-mail attachments you need, instantly without purchasing numerous software programs.
Homepage
http://www.avantstar.com/metro/visit
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionMulti Format Rendering
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RAID is a relational database used to record key pieces of information and to quickly identify links among people, places, businesses, financial accounts, telephone numbers, and other investigative information.
Homepage
http://www.usdoj.gov/ndic/domex/raid.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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rARC is a distributed system that enables Internet users to provide storage space from their computers to replicate small parts of the archived data stored in the central repository of the Web archive.
Homepage
http://arquivo-web.fccn.pt/about-the-archive/how-does-it-work/rarc/rarc-arc-replicator
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Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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The Revision Control System (RCS) manages multiple revisions of files.
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/rcs/rcs.html
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsVersion Control
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RMCAS is an assessment tool for organisations wishing to map their current records management infrastructure against community best-practice.
Homepage
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/rmcas/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningOrganisational Audit
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Migrates databases to an XML schema, DBML. Can then provide access by dumping DBML to MySQL and showing it in phpMyAdmin.
Homepage
http://redmine.keep.pt/documents/show/3
License
LGPL
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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RackSpace provices cloud based services to businesses of all sizes through the world.
Homepage
www.rackspace.com
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
StoreStorage
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The RapidRedact product range provides fast, easy to use redaction tools for irreversibly blanking out (redacting) selected information, author's changes and hidden data from all electronic document types.
Homepage
http://www.rapidredact.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation ActionRedaction
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ReDBox and Mint are two complimentary applications designed to create, store, and provide access to research metadata.
Homepage
http://www.redboxresearchdata.com.au/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
IngestMetadata Processing
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ReNamer is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool.
Homepage
http://www.den4b.com/?x=products&product=renamer
License
Free for non-commercial use
Platforms
Windows
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFile Management
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ReaderMeter is a web-based service that compiles readership information about scientific content to create an estimate of the content's community impact.
Homepage
http://readermeter.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningCitation and Impact Tracking
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Recollections is a free open source platform for generating and customizing views (interactive maps, timelines, facets, tag clouds) that allow scholars, librarians, and curators to explore digital collection.
Homepage
http://recollection.zepheira.com/
License
Platforms
Open source software
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
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Automatically generates "playable" virtual machines from source code on github
Homepage
https://github.com/cjw-charleswu/Recompute
License
MIT
Platforms
Python, VirtualBox, Github, Travis, Docker
Content Types
Software
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a CD or USB boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system.
Homepage
http://freshmeat.net/projects/recoveryispossible/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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Provides Windows desktop and server redaction of PDF, Word, scanned TIFF images. Find, black out and remove content within documents, images or drawings.
Homepage
http://www.redact.com
License
IGC (Informative Graphics Corporation)
Platforms
Windows(32-bit) - Desktop version : Windows Server - Enterprise Server Version
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation ActionRedaction
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Redax completely redacts (removes) text and graphics from the PDF page.
Homepage
http://www.appligent.com/redax
License
APPLIGENT INC d/b/a Appligent Document Solutions
Platforms
Windows (32-bit)
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation ActionRedaction
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Regshot is an open-source (GPL) registry compare utility that allows you to quickly take a snapshot of your registry and then compare it with a second one - done after doing system changes or installing a new software product.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/regshot/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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The ResCarta Tools software empowers users to create non-proprietary digital objects with LOC standard METS, MODS, MIX and AudioMD metadata from existing TIFF, JPEG, PDF and WAV data through user-friendly interfaces. Digital collections can be created, indexed, displayed and validated using the software. Exports DC, OAI_DC formats for use in OAI/PMH servers.
Homepage
http://www.ResCarta.org
License
Apache License v2.0
Platforms
Linux, Windows, and OSX operating systems
Content Types
Audio
Document
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPersonal Archiving
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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ResearchGate is an online professional network for scientists and researchers, particularly employed by those wishing to follow and track the publication outputs of others in their field.
Homepage
http://www.researchgate.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsAcademic Social Networking
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Restorer Ultimate offers data recovery software.
Homepage
http://www.restorer2000.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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RHash (Recursive Hasher) is a console utility for computing and verifying hash sums of files.
Homepage
http://rhash.anz.ru/
License
Open Source MIT [http://rhash.anz.ru/license.php].
Platforms
Cross platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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RODA - Repository of Authentic Digital Objects
Homepage
http://www.roda-community.org
License
LGPL v3
Platforms
Server runs on Linux. Client runs on any web browser.
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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Ex Libris Rosetta enables institutions to preserve and provide access to the collections in their care.
Homepage
http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/RosettaOverview
License
Commercially licensed product.
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
IngestMetadata Processing
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
Policy-based replication and Auditing of LOCKSS networks.
Homepage
http://safearchive.sourceforge.net
License
Apache License V2.0
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
StoreFixity
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Purpose
A brief description
Homepage
http://openpreservation.org/knowledge/blogs/2013/12/16/scout-preservation-watch-system/
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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SDelete is a command line utility that takes a number of options.
Homepage
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897443.aspx
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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SIARD Suite is a freeware tool for the conversion of contents of relations databases into the SIARD format.
Homepage
http://www.bar.admin.ch/dienstleistungen/00823/index.html?lang=en
License
Vendor-specific licence agreement. Redistribution prohibited
Platforms
should run under Java 1.6 on any operating system
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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SIARD-Val is an open source validator for SIARD files.
Homepage
http://kost-ceco.ch/cms/index.php?siard_val_de
License
GPL V3
Platforms
should run under Java 1.6 on any operating system
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
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SIARDexcerpt is a Java-based application that searches and extracts individual records of SIARD files.
Homepage
http://kost-ceco.ch/cms/index.php?siardexcerpt_de
License
GPL V3
Platforms
should run under Java 1.6 on Windows
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Purpose
Recursive piecewise hashing tool
Homepage
http://ssdeep.sourceforge.net/
License
GNU GPL v2
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
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SafeBack is used to create mirror-image (bit-stream) backup files of hard disks or to make a mirror-image copy of an entire hard disk drive or partition.
Homepage
http://www.forensics-intl.com/safeback.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreBackup
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low level data recovery tool
Homepage
http://safecopy.sourceforge.net/
License
GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPLv2)
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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Purpose
SalvageData Recovery software tools and products are designed to empower both IT professionals and average personal computer users with all the functionalities and features needed to successfully salvage and recover data files from any kind of logical data loss situation.
Homepage
http://www.salvagedata.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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Purpose
screen-scraper is a tool for extracting data from websites.
Homepage
http://www.screen-scraper.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Data capture and Deposit
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Secure deletion involves the use of special software to ensure that when you delete a file, there really is no way to get it back again.
Homepage
https://ssd.eff.org/tech/deletion
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
DisposeSecure Deletion
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A PRONOM based, command line, file format identification tool using Aho Corasick matching and no buffer limits.
Homepage
http://www.itforarchivists.com/siegfried
License
Apache License 2.0
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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Purpose
Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations.
Homepage
http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit/
License
BSD license
Platforms
Web based, Text editor required.
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
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SiteStory is a transactional web archive. It archives resources of a web server it is associated with.
Homepage
http://mementoweb.github.io/SiteStory/
License
[http://mementoweb.github.io/SiteStory/license.html BSD open source software license]
Platforms
Works with Apache Web Server version 2.2 or higher. Tested on GNU/Linux.
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Snagit is screen capture software to create interesting training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more.
Homepage
http://www.techsmith.com/snagit/default.asp
License
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Snapshot
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SobekCM is a digital repository and digital scholarship/publishing system which enables easy deposit, preservation, and access for all types of digital content, tailored to the needs of galleries, libraries, archives, museums, scholars, and researchers.
Homepage
http://sobekrepository.org
License
GNU GPL license
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
IngestMetadata Processing
IngestQuality Assurance
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Spadix Software can download websites from a starting URL, search engine results or web dirs, and is able to follow external links.
Homepage
http://www.spadixbd.com/rafabot/
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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SpinRite is a magnetic storage data recovery, repair, and maintenance utility.
Homepage
http://www.grc.com/spinrite.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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ssconvert is a command line utility to convert spreadsheet files between various spreadsheet file formats.
Homepage
http://linuxcommand.org/man_pages/ssconvert1.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
Spreadsheet
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Purpose
Tools for tracking stories on news homepages
Homepage
http://storytracker.pastpages.org/en/latest/
License
MIT License
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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TIFF-Val is an open source validator for TIFF files.
Homepage
http://kost-ceco.ch/cms/index.php?tiff_val_de
License
GPL V3
Platforms
should run under Java 1.6 on any operating system
Content Types
Image
Stages & Functions
IngestQuality Assurance
IngestValidation
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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TReSy is an XML search engine oriented to text retrieval.
Homepage
http://meta-e.aib.uni-linz.ac.at/tresy/tresy_web.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
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Extract tabular data from PDF files
Homepage
http://tabula.nerdpower.org/
License
MIT
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Research Data
Stages & Functions
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Tar

Purpose
The Tar program provides the ability to create tar archives, as well as various other kinds of manipulation.
Homepage
http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
License
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Content Types
Container
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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Taverna is a scientific workflow management system designed to assemble, run, document and share sequences sequences of web services and scripts.
Homepage
http://www.taverna.org.uk/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Workflow and Lab Notebook Management
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsWorkflow
StoreManaging Active Research Data
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Technology Pathways, LLC is a leading edge provider of computer security tools and services for the Corporate IT, government and legal communities.
Homepage
http://www.techpathways.com/
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Tennyson Maxwell Information Systems offers a variety of features to support multithreaded retrieval, password-protected access, filtering, batch capture, and management of derived databases.
Homepage
http://www.tenmax.com/teleport/home.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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Open source OCR engine, accepting uncompressed TIFF files as input
Homepage
http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/
License
Apache 2.0 License EXCEPT the tesseractTrainer.py, which is licensed with GPL
Platforms
Linux, Windows, MacOSX
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software that was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table).
Homepage
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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LibCarvPath is a library for computer forensics carving tools.
Homepage
http://ocfa.sourceforge.net/libcarvpath/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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The DICE Storage Resource Broker (SRB) supports shared collections that can be distributed across multiple organizations and heterogeneous storage systems.
Homepage
http://www.sdsc.edu/srb/index.php/Main_Page
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreStorage
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The Dataverse Network Project is an open-source application for publishing, citing and discovering research data.
Homepage
http://thedata.org/
License
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Content Types
Research Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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The DeDuplicator is an add-on module for Heritrix to reduce the amount of duplicate data collected in a series of snapshot crawls.
Homepage
http://deduplicator.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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Purpose
Hydra is a multi-institutional, multi-functional, multi-purpose, technical and community framework.
Homepage
https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/hydra/The+Hydra+Project
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~Not Content Type Specific~
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The Nalanda iVia Focused Crawler (NIFC) is a focused Web crawler.
Homepage
http://ivia.ucr.edu/projects/Nalanda/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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The Open Video Digital Library Toolkit project is intended to provide museums, libraries and other institutions holding moving image collections tools to more easily create Web-based digital video libraries.
Homepage
http://www.open-video-toolkit.org/
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
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The Archival Repository Tool (ART) is a prototype software tool designed to support archivists in accessing and describing file systems containing electronic records.
Homepage
http://perpos.gtri.gatech.edu/publications/PERPOS%20TR%202005-02.pdf
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Purpose
Collection of command line computer forensics digital investigation tools.
Homepage
http://www.sleuthkit.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Disk Image
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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The aDORe Federation is a federated repository framework and reference implementation which aims to address many of the scalability issues experienced by large scale digital object repositories.
Homepage
http://african.lanl.gov/aDORe/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreStorage
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Ext3cow is an open-source, versioning file system based on ext3.
Homepage
http://www.ext3cow.com/
License
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Content Types
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Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsVersion Control
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TrID is a utility designed to identify file types from their binary signatures.
Homepage
http://mark0.net/soft-trid-e.html
License
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Stages & Functions
IngestFile Format Identification
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Purpose
Tree displays the directory structure of a path or of the disk in a drive graphically.
Homepage
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771130(WS.10).aspx
License
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Manage disk space and scan your hard disks.
Homepage
http://www.jam-software.com/treesize/
License
https://www.jam-software.de/customers/downloadTrial.php?article_no=101&language=EN&PHPSESSID=trcn073vd9769f1jtvmgv8nd76
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreFile Management
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TubeKit is a toolkit for creating YouTube crawlers.
Homepage
http://www.tubekit.org/download.php
License
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License
Platforms
Web based
Content Types
Video
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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SABT is a web-based tool that guides records creators and records managers through the process of creating submission agreements, both for single transfers and for standing submissions.
Homepage
http://sites.tufts.edu/dca/about-us/research-initiatives/taper-tufts-accessioning-program-for-electronic-records/deliverables/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation PlanningPlanning
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This page links to information and tools from the USGS.
Homepage
http://geology.usgs.gov/tools/metadata/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Geospatial
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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unrm is a small shell utility that can, under some circumstances, recover almost 99% of your erased data (similar to DOS's undelete).
Homepage
http://freshmeat.net/projects/unrm/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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UpLib is a personal digital library system that provides a long-term archival system with powerful search and a visually oriented retrieval mechanism, suitable for a wide variety of personal documents such as papers, photos, receipts, music, Web pages, books, clippings, and email.
Homepage
http://uplib.parc.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
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Cross platform audio and video player based primarily on the libavcodec.
Homepage
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
License
GNU LGPL
Platforms
Cross platform
Content Types
Audio
Video
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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VMware Player is the easiest way to run multiple operating systems at the same time on your PC.
Homepage
http://www.vmware.com/products/player/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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PDF/A validation tool
Homepage
http://www.verapdf.org
License
[http://www.gnu.org/licenses/quick-guide-gplv3.html GPL v3+], [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/MPL/2.0/ MPL v2+]
Platforms
Windows, Mac, Linux
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestValidation
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Virtual CloneDrive works and behaves just like a physical CD/DVD drive, but it exists only virtually.
Homepage
http://www.slysoft.com/en/virtual-clonedrive.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
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VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.
Homepage
http://www.virtualbox.org/
License
GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
Platforms
Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Solaris
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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Voyeur is a web-based text analysis environment that can use texts in a variety of formats, from different locations to perform lexical analysis, export data to other tools, and embed live tools into remote websites.
Homepage
http://voyeurtools.org/
License
Creative Commons license
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
IngestMetadata Processing
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This is the World Wide Web Consortium's validation tool.
Homepage
http://validator.w3.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestValidation
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Google Chrome browser extension for creating WARC files from web pages
Homepage
https://warcreate.com
License
GPLv3
Platforms
Cross-platform
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Data capture and Deposit
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Snapshot
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPersonal Archiving
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The Web Archiving Service (WAS) is a Web-based curatorial tool that enables libraries and archivists to capture, curate, analyze, and preserve Web-based government and political information.
Homepage
http://webarchives.cdlib.org/
License
Platforms
Web-based. Javascript must be enabled in the user?s browser. User must be able to install browser bookmarklets to use the "add sites while browsing" feature. Login and password are required.
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsService
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WAXToolbar is a firefox extension to help users with common tasks encountered surfing a web archive.
Homepage
http://archive-access.sourceforge.net/projects/waxtoolbar/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Web Curator Tool (WCT) is a workflow management application for selective web archiving.
Homepage
http://webcurator.sourceforge.net/
License
[http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Apache License 2.0]
Platforms
Apache Tomcat
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
IngestMetadata Processing
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WERA (Web ARchive Access) is a freely available solution for searching and navigating archived web document collections.
Homepage
http://archive-access.sourceforge.net/projects/wera/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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WMDecode is used for extracting files from winmail.
Homepage
http://www.biblet.freeserve.co.uk/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Email
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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The WARC Manager is a web-based UI for managing and querying collections of web crawl data.
Homepage
https://wiki.umiacs.umd.edu/adapt/index.php/WarcManager
License
Platforms
Apache Tomcat, MySQL jdbc connector, context.xml, schema.sql, and the warc webapp
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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Command line tools and libraries for handling and manipulating WARC files (and HTTP contents)
Homepage
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/warctools/
License
MIT License
Platforms
Cross-platform
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
IngestValidation
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Warrick is a free utility for reconstructing (or recovering) a website from web archives.
Homepage
https://github.com/oduwsdl/warrick
License
[http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html GNU General Public License 2+]
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Crawl
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The Wayback Machine is a powerful search and discovery tool for use with collections of Web site "snapshots" collected through Web harvesting, usually with Heritrix (ARC or WARC files).
Homepage
http://netpreserve.org/open-wayback
License
GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
Platforms
Platform independent. Tomcat, an Apache.org Java-based Web server, is the only server under which Wayback has been tested and is known to work. There may be others, but they have not been tested nor are they supported.
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
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Wayfinder is a developing resource for students and researchers to use in browsing digital archives.
Homepage
http://wayfinder.webarchivist.org
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseAccess
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
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iMacros makes it easy to test web-based applications.
Homepage
http://www.iopus.com/imacros/web-testing.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Indexing and discovery tools for web archives.
Homepage
https://github.com/ukwa/webarchive-discovery
License
Mixed
Platforms
Java
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
IngestFile Format Identification
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation PlanningContent Profiling
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Web Scraper Plus+ takes data from the web and puts it into a spreadsheet or database.
Homepage
http://www.velocityscape.com/Products/WebScraperPlus.aspx
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Data capture and Deposit
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WebCite is an on-demand web archiving service that takes snapshots of Internet-accessible digital objects at the behest of users, storing the data on their own servers and assigning unique identifiers to those instances of the material.
Homepage
http://www.webcitation.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
StoreManaging Active Research Data
StorePersistent Identification
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WebShot allows you to take screenshots of web pages and save them as full sized images or thumbnails.
Homepage
http://www.websitescreenshots.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Snapshot
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webkit2png is a command line tool that creates png screenshots of webpages.
Homepage
http://www.paulhammond.org/webkit2png/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Web
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Web Snapshot
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WinHex is in its core a universal hexadecimal editor, particularly helpful in the realm of computer forensics, data recovery, low-level data processing, and IT security.
Homepage
http://www.x-ways.net/winhex/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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WinZip is the world's most popular Windows Zip utility for file compression, file sharing, file encryption, and data backup.
Homepage
http://www.winzip.com/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Container
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionRendering
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This page links to Windows IR/CF Tools.
Homepage
http://sourceforge.net/projects/windowsir/files/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
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Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC, available on Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate, allow you to run multiple Windows environments, such as Windows XP Mode, from your Windows 7 desktop.
Homepage
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/default.aspx
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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ZAR is Windows data recovery software.
Homepage
http://www.z-a-recovery.com/zar-data-recovery-software.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Recovery
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Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems.
Homepage
http://www.winehq.org/
License
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Content Types
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Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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WordHoard is an application for the close reading and scholarly analysis of deeply tagged texts.
Homepage
http://wordhoard.northwestern.edu
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
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A free hex editor / disk editor
Homepage
http://www.wxhexeditor.org/home.php
License
GPL-2.0
Platforms
Linux, Windows and MacOSX
Content Types
Binary Data
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsBinary & Hexidecimal Editing
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XArch is an archive management system that allows one to create, populate, and query archives of multiple database versions.
Homepage
http://xarch.sourceforge.net/
License
Platforms
Content Types
Database
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsPreservation System
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With XMP support the JabRef team tries to bring the advantages of metadata to the world of reference managers.
Homepage
http://jabref.sourceforge.net/help/XMPHelp.php
License
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Processing
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The XPAT engine is an SGML/XML-aware search engine that the University of Michigan has deployed with an extremely diverse set of digital library resources.
Homepage
http://www.dlxs.org/products/xpat.html
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Access, Use and ReuseDiscovery
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XXCopy is an expanded version of Xcopy
Homepage
http://www.xxcopy.com/index.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)File Copy
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Xcopy copies files and directories, including subdirectories.
Homepage
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/xcopy.mspx
License
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Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
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The xcorrSound package compares sound waves using cross correlation.
Homepage
https://github.com/openplanets/scape-xcorrsound
License
GPL-2.0
Platforms
Content Types
Audio
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionDe-Duplication
Preservation ActionQuality Assurance
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Xen

Purpose
The Xen hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization, offers a powerful, efficient, and secure feature set for virtualization of x86, x86_64, IA64, ARM, and other CPU architectures.
Homepage
http://www.xen.org/
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionEmulation
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Detecting the file formats of digital objects; converting digital objects into open formats for preservation.
Homepage
http://xena.sourceforge.net/
License
GNU General Public License version 3 (GPL3)
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Preservation ActionFile Format Migration
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Open source PDF viewer that includes PDF information extractor and font analyzer
Homepage
http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/home.html
License
GPL
Platforms
Content Types
Document
Stages & Functions
IngestMetadata Extraction
Preservation ActionRendering
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Pattern matching tool
Homepage
https://plusvic.github.io/yara/
License
Apache 2.0
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Cross-Lifecycle FunctionsForensic
Preservation PlanningContent Profiling
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Zlon is a disk imaging tool.
Homepage
http://www.z-a-recovery.com/zlon-disk-cloning.htm
License
Platforms
Content Types
~Not Content Type Specific~
Stages & Functions
Create or Receive (Acquire)Disk Imaging
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