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Content definition: Tools that support the preservation bitmap or vector based image data.

Tools for this content type

Adobe Photoshop Elements A commercial image editor with a metadata module (Organizer). XX
Artivity A tool for capturing contextual data produced during the creative process of artists and designers while working on a computer. X
AsTiffTagViewer AsTiffTagViewer is a TIFF Tag Viewer application. XX
Bad Peggy Scans for damaged images and photos. XX
Checkit tiff a tool to validate TIFF files against given configuration profile XX
CloneSpy Finds duplicates, also precisely, deletes with rules. X
Converseen A GUI for ImageMagick supporting mass operations X
DFG Viewer Browser-based viewer for digital objects X
DPF Manager A TIFF validity checker X
Docworks Document digitization workflow software XXXX
EMET (Embedded Metadata Extraction Tool) EMET is a stand-alone tool designed to extract metadata embedded in JPEG and TIFF files. XX
EXIF to DC XML normaliser Extract EXIF data and normalise it to DC XML. XXX
Exempi Exempi is a library for handling XMP metadata, based on the Adobe XMP SDK XX
ExifTool Properties extraction, identification, metadata editing XX
Exiv2 Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command line utility to manage image metadata. X
Fingerdet QA tool for detecting fingers on digitised pages XX
Fixit tiff fixes some issues in (potentially) baseline tiffs, as an example, invalid datetime tags, wrong tiff tag order X
Geosetter A tool that sets coordinates and edits all kind of embedded image metadata. XX
Goobi Workflow Management Tool XXXXX
IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) A set of APIs, tools and protocols for manipulating and providing interoperable access to digital images XX
IIPImage IIPImage is an advanced high-performance imaging server and client for web-based streamed remote visualization of ultra resolution scientific imagery. X
ImageMagick ImageMagick® is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. X
ImageVerifier 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). XX
IrfanView 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. X
JJ2000 Pure Java implementation of a JPEG2000 decoder X
Jp2StructCheck Simple JP2 file structure checker XXX
Jpylyzer JP2 validation + properties extraction XXX
KOST-Simy The KOST-Simy application is used for Compare Images. XX
KOST-Val KOST-Val is an open source validator for different file formats (TIFF, SIARD, PDF/A, JP2, JPEG) and Submission Information Package (SIP). XX
Kakadu JPEG 2000 SDK, includes encoder/decoder X
Kraken Open Source turn-key OCR system forked from ocropus X
Library of Congress Newspaper Viewer 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. X
Libsafe 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. X
Limb Processing Software for processing, enhancing and converting cultural heritage into digital cultural heritage XX
METS Navigator METS-based system for displaying and navigating sets of page images or other multi-part digital objects. XX
Matchbox Tool Matchbox: Duplicate detection tool for digital document collections. XX
Mdqc Tool for managing and comparing digital asset metadata XXX
Metadata Interrogator The Metadata Interrogator is a standalone, offline GUI tool for extracting and analysing metadata from a wide variety of file formats. XX
Metadata++ Freeware tool to view, edit, modify, extract, copy metadata of various formats. XX
NumaHOP Platform for digitization projects management XXX
OpenJPEG The OpenJPEG library is an open-source JPEG 2000 codec written in C language. XXX
PhotoRescue PhotoRescue is a picture and data recovery solution for digital film - sd cards, compact flash, memory sticks, microdrive, etc. XX
Python XMP Toolkit Library for working with XMP metadata, as well as reading/writing XMP metadata stored in many different file formats XX
Shotwell An open source photo manager capable of describing image collections for archival ingest. XXX
TIFF-Val TIFF-Val is an open source validator for TIFF files. XX
Tesseract-ocr Open source OCR engine, accepting uncompressed TIFF files as input X
Veridian Online search, discovery, and display of digitized newspaper collections X