Aaru Data Preservation Suite

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Media dump software and disc image manager
Homepage:http://github.com/claunia/DiscImageChef
License:GPL and LGPL
Platforms:Windows, Linux, macOS, FreeBSD
Function:Backup,Disk Imaging,Metadata Extraction
Content type:Disk Image,Software




Description

DiscImageChef is a tool designed to manage disc images created from any kind of media (optical, block, etc).

It can dump media from CD, DVD and Blu-ray drives (aka optical media), as well as almost any storage device that connects via SCSI, ATA, SATA, USB or FireWire.

It can also read and analyze several disk image formats from different manufacturers, for checksumming, comparison (even between different formats), or creating XML metadata for database comsuption.

Last but not least it can recognize and identify almost all known partition table formats and file systems and show information about them, with support for accessing the files contained in those file systems getting added steadily, with a priority on archaic and uncommon filesystems, being the first software able to read the Lisa filesystem after its original operating system was deprecated.

User Experiences

Development Activity

The tool is LGPL for the data portions and GPL for the user interface with all development. All development activity is visible on GitHub: http://github.com/claunia/DiscImageChef/commits


Release Feed

Below the last 3 release feeds:

2022-03-06 02:30:03
[tag:github.com,2008:Repository/18923203/v5.3.1 5.3.1 LTS]
by claunia
2021-10-01 00:43:33
[tag:github.com,2008:Repository/18923203/v5.3.0 5.3.0 LTS]
by claunia
2021-09-26 23:09:09
[tag:github.com,2008:Repository/18923203/v5.3.0-rc2 v5.3]
by claunia


Activity Feed

Below the last 5 commits: Failed to load RSS feed from https://github.com/claunia/DiscImageChef/commits/master.atom: There was a problem during the HTTP request: 404 Not Found