JHOVE (Harvard Object Validation Environment)

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Provides functions to perform format-specific identification, validation, and characterisation of digital objects.
License:GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
Platforms:JHOVE should be usable on any UNIX, Windows, or OS X platform with an appropriate J2SE installation. It should run on any operating system that supports Java 1.4 and has a directory-based file system.
Appears in COW:Digital archiving workflow (high-level)


JHOVE (pronounced "jove") is an extensible software framework for performing format identification, validation, and characterization of digital objects. Developed by Harvard. Written in Java 1.4.

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