DROID (Digital Record Object Identification)

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DROID (Digital Record Object Identification) is a software tool developed to perform automated batch identification of file formats.
Homepage:http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/droid/index.php?title=Download
License:BSD License
Platforms:Java Runtime Environment, version 1.6.0 or later


Description

DROID (Digital Record Object Identification) is a software tool developed to perform automated batch identification of file formats. DROID is designed to meet the fundamental requirement of any digital repository to be able to identify the precise format of all stored digital objects, and to link that identification to a central registry of technical information about that format and its dependencies. Developed by NARA. Written in Java, XML.

User Experiences

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/preservation/daat_file_format_tools_report.pdf

Development Activity

Contributors

Yfriese (4.7%), JSF (7.2%), Chlara (18.9%), Prwheatley (8.9%), Andy Jackson (33.8%), COPTR Bot (26.4%)