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/].
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].
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).
The BitCurator Environment is an Ubuntu Linux distribution geared to the needs of archivists and librarians. It includes a suite of open source digital forensics and data analysis tools to help collecting institutions process born-digital materials.
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.
"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)
A Policy Framework template to help organizations develop a high-level policy document that explicitly states the scope, purpose, objectives, operating principles, and context of the organization's digital curation and preservation program.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minimum Preservation Tool (MPT) can be used to create an interim preservation storage environment for files awaiting preservation in a longer term repository solution. It supports checksum generation, fixity checking, and replication across two or more storage nodes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Preservica is a complete OAIS Digital Preservation system available on the cloud (hosted in US, EU, CA 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)
Proofpoint Enterprise Archive is a SaaS email archiving solution that addresses three key challengesâ€”eDiscovery, regulatory compliance and email storage managementâ€”without the headaches of managing archiving in-house.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SheepShaver is a MacOS run-time environment for BeOS and Linux that allows you to run classic MacOS applications inside the BeOS/Linux multitasking environment. This means that both BeOS/Linux and MacOS applications can run at the same time (usually in a window on the BeOS/Linux desktop) and data can be exchanged between them.
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.
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).
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.