File Format Identification Pronom

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Perl API to analyze and handle droid (PRONOM) signatures
Homepage:https://metacpan.org/release/File-FormatIdentification-Pronom
License:Perl Artistic License
Function:File Format Identification




The module allows to handle Droid signatures. Droid is a utility which uses the PRONOM database to identify file formats.

See https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/PRONOM/ for details.

With this module you could:

  • convert Droid signatures to Perl regular expressions (Regex)
  • analyze files and display which/where pattern of Droid signature matches via tag-files for wxHexEditor
  • calc statistics about Droid signatures

The blog post https://kulturreste.blogspot.com/2018/10/heres-tool-make-it-work.html shows how to analyze the signatures.