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ACE (Audit Control Environment) The Auditing Control Environment is a mature set of software designed to help libraries and archives prove their holdings are intact and trustworthy. XX
AFFLIB The Advanced Forensics Format (AFF) and AFF Library (AFFLIB) are a joint development project of Simson L. X
AIPscan Repository-wide reporting for Archivematica and its Storage Service X
ANTS (Archives Network Transfer System) ANTS runs on a Windows desktop and is designed to package digital records with contextual metadata and transfer them to an institutional archives. X
AOR (Assessing Organisational Readiness) Assessing Institutional Digital Assets: Self-assessment tool for describing institutional readiness and capabilities for digital asset management and digital preservation X
ARK plugin for Omeka Generating and resolving ARK identifiers for resources in Omeka XX
ATOM (Access to Memory) Web-based tool that supports accessioning, arrangement and description, and access to archival finding aids
AVP Fixity Fixity monitoring for digital collections XX
AccessData Decryption Tools This page gives information on AccessData Decryption Tools. X
Advanced Renamer Advanced Renamer is a program for renaming multiple files and folders at once. By configuring renaming methods the names can be manipulated in various ways. XX
AllDup A brief description X
Amazon Cloud Amazon Cloud is an internet-based storage location designed to hold files indefinitely. XX
Apache Tika Java based tool for identifying file formats using signatures and extracting metadata and text content from documents. XX
ArchiFiltre Overview of folder trees with fine diagrams XXX
BagIt BagIt API for Perl
ArchiveBox ArchiveBox is an open source tool that lets organizations & individuals archive both public & private web content while retaining control over their data. XX
ArchiveReady (Website archivability evaluation tool) An online tool which evaluates if a website will be archived correctly by web archives, such as the Internet Archive
Archivematica Archivematica is a digital preservation system that automates the process of preparing digital objects for ingest into a repository and an access system XX
Archon Archon automatically publishes archival descriptive information and digital archival objects in a user-friendly website. XX
Ark service ARK identifiers generator in python XX
Autopsy Digital Forensics Open source, free digital forensics tool XXXX
Autopsy Forensic Browser Graphical interface to the command line digital investigation tools in The Sleuth Kit X
BAT: BnfArcTools BAT is a Perl package for processing Internet Archive ARC, DAT and CDX file format. XX
BCWipe BCWipe data wiping software enables you to permanently delete selected files so that they can never be recovered or undeleted. X
BIL (BagIt Library) BagIt Library is a Java software library that supports the creation, manipulation and validation of bags. XXX
BagIt Transfer Utilities BagIt transfer Utilities are a collection of tools developed for the purpose of validation and transfer of bags. XXX
Bagger GUI application to facilitate the creation and verification of BagIt bags. XXX
BitCurator The BitCurator Environment is an Ubuntu Linux distribution geared to the needs of archivists and librarians. It includes a suite of open source digital forensics and data analysis tools to help collecting institutions process born-digital materials. XXXX
Brunnhilde Siegfried-based characterization of directories and disk images XXXX
Bulk Rename Utility Bulk Rename Utility is a free file renaming software for Windows. Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria. XX
C3PO C3PO is a content profiling tool for visualization and preservation analysis XXX
CASTOR (CERN Advanced STORage manager) CASTOR, which stands for the CERN Advanced STORage manager, is a hierarchical storage management (HSM) system developed at CERN used to store physics production files and user files. X
CCleaner CCleaner is a tool for cleaning Windows PCs. X
CDS Convert CDS Convert is a suite of tools that allow conversion of documents, presentations and images between different software formats. X
CMDP (Cost Model for Digital Preservation) The Cost Model for Digital Preservation (CDMP) is a tool that calculates the present and future costs of three sets of activities associated with preservation of digital collections. X
CONTENTdm CONTENTdm is a digital collection management system X
CTS (Core Trust Seal) CoreTrustSeal offers to any interested data repository, certification based on the DSA–WDS Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements catalogue and procedures X
CWL (Common Workflow Language) Common Workflow Language (CWL) is an open standard for describing how to run command line tools and connect them to create workflows. X
Carbonite an online backup service that automatically backs up documents, e-mails, music, photos, and settings. Info gathered early March 2013. XX
Catalogue of Policy Elements Supports creation of new preservation policies as well as planning and watch activities. X
Checksum (by Corz) Fast hashing tool using a GUI interface XX
Chronopolis "Chronopolis digital preservation network provides services for the long-term preservation and curation of America's digital holdings" XX
Cksum Unix command cksum computes a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) checksum for each given file, or standard input if none are given XX
ClairMeta Clairmeta is a python package for Digital Cinema Package (DCP) probing and checking.
Cloc Cloc (Count Lines of Code) serves not only to count the lines of Code,but also guesses the programming language, thus can be used to identify files. It is a command line tool which is easy to use. X
CloneCD CloneCD is the perfect tool to make backup copies of your music and data CDs, regardless of copy protection. X
CollectiveAccess CollectiveAccess is web-based software to catalogue, manage, and publish museum and archival collections. XX
Collectus The UVa Library's Collectus digital object collector tool allows users to to collect image or text objects from a repository. X
ContextMiner ContextMiner is a framework to collect, analyze, and present the contextual information along with the data. XX
Cp Unix command cp copies files (or, optionally, directories). Part of GNU coreutils. X
Crazy-fast-image-scan A script to scan media very quickly to find out what kind of content it contains XXX
Cryptcat Cryptcat is a lightweight version of netcat with integrated transport encryption capabilities. X
Curate.Us With a simple click of the mouse, you can create visually compelling clips and quotes of web content that are easily embedded in blog posts, email, forums, and websites. X
Czkawka Czkawka is a simple, fast and free app to remove unnecessary files from your computer. XXX
DAITSS A digital preservation software application designed as a dark archive to service consortial and institutional preservation repositories a multi-user environment type. DAITSS is considered to be a first-party system. X
DBPTK Developer DBPTK Developer - library and command-line tool for exection of database preservation actions XX
DCape (ingest only) "The goal of the DCAPE project is to build a distributed production preservation environment that meets the needs of archival repositories for trusted archival preservation services." (Note: This is a work in progress, see notes for more information) XX
DIMAG A software suite supporting archives with preservation of digital information for eternity XXXXX
DIMAG IngestList Accompanies ingest process from donor to archive, logs process steps. XXX
DLCM DLCM is an archiving solution based on the OAIS model developed in Java by Swiss universities. It is also the technological stack of the OLOS service. X
DPBCT (Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit) A comprehensive toolkit to help practitioners and middle managers build business cases to fund digital preservation activities. X
DPC RAM (Rapid Assessment Model) A maturity modelling tool that has been designed to enable rapid benchmarking of an organization's digital preservation capability. X
DPCMM (Digital Preservation Capability Maturity Model) Maturity / gap analysis model for digital preservation X
DRAMBORA DRAMBORA offers a quantifiable insight into the severity of risks faced by repositories right now, and an effective means for reporting these. X
DROID (Digital Record Object Identification) DROID (Digital Record Object Identification) is a software tool developed to perform automated batch identification of file formats. XX
DSPS (Digital Preservation Software Platform) The DPSP is a collection of four software applications which support the goal of digital preservation. X
DSpace DSpace is an institutional repository system which enables easy deposit, preservation, and access for all types of digital content. XX
DUMPBIN Utility The DUMPBIN utility, which is provided with the 32-bit version of Microsoft Visual C++, combines the abilities of the LINK, LIB, and EXEHDR utilities. XX
Darik's Boot And Nuke Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. X
DataLifter suite of tools "designed to assist with Computer Forensics, Information Auditing, Information Security and Data Recovery" X
Dc3dd for computer forensics dc3dd is a patched version of GNU dd with a number of features useful for computer forensics. XX
Dcfldd dcfldd is an enhanced version of GNU dd with features useful for forensics and security. XXXX
Dd Unix command This page gives information on using the dd Unix command. X
Dd rescue dd_rescue is suitable for rescuing data from a medium with errors, i. XX
Demystify Format Identification Analysis and Reporting XXXX
Detox The detox utility renames files to make them easier to work with under Unix and Unix-like operating systems. XX
Digital Intelligence Forensic Software Digital Intelligence Forensic Software X
Digital Preservation Management Tools and Techniques A toolset for developing standards compliant digital preservation management documentation on an array of topics X
Digital Preservation Policy Framework A Policy Framework template to help organizations develop a high-level policy document that explicitly states the scope, purpose, objectives, operating principles, and context of the organization's digital curation and preservation program. X
Digital Preservation Recorder Digital Preservation Recorder (DPR) is free and open source software developed by the National Archives of Australia to aid in the long term preservation of digital records. XX
Dioscuri Dioscuri is a computer hardware emulator, specifically designed to be used as part of a digital preservation strategy. X
Directory List & Print A universal metadata extractor XXXX
Directory Report Show disk usage, directory printer, find duplicate files, rename files, show file CRC and maintain your files - all in 1 tool X
Disk Utility In Disk Utility in Mac OS X 10. X
DiskView DiskView shows you a graphical map of your disk, allowing you to determine where a file is located or, by clicking on a cluster, seeing which file occupies it. XX
Djatoka djatoka is open source Java software that builds upon a rich set of APIs and libraries to provide a service framework for the dynamic dissemination of JPEG 2000 image files. X
DocMorph: Electronic Document Conversion The U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) document conversion tools make the exchange and use of biomedical library electronic information easier for librarians, library users, and the general public X
Docuteam cosmos docuteam cosmos is a comprehensive, modular software solution for the operation of digital long-term archives based on the OAIS standard (Open Archival Information System, ISO 14721:2012). XXX
Double Commander Open source file manager with two panels side by side XXXX
DriveImage XML DriveImage XML is an easy to use and reliable program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives. X
Dropbox Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. This means that any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website. Dropbox also makes it super easy to share with others, whether you're a student or professional, parent or grandparent. Even if you accidentally spill a latte on your laptop, have no fear! You can relax knowing that Dropbox always has you covered, and none of your stuff will ever be lost. XX
Duke Data Accessioner Data Accessioner provides a graphical user interface to aid in migrating data from physical media to a dedicated file server, documenting the process and using MD5 checksums to identify any errors introduced in transfer. XXX
DupeGuru A brief description X
DuraCloud DuraCloud is a hosted service that provides a centralised interface for organizations interested in using cloud storage as a part of their digital archiving and preservation programs. X
EPrints EPrints is an open access digital repository software, which is intended to create a highly configurable web-based repository. XX
EZARK ARK identifiers management tool and sub-publishers registry XX
EZID EZID (easy-eye-dee) makes it easy to create and manage unique, persistent identifiers. XX
ElcomSoft ElcomSoft offers numerous password recovery applications. X
Embedding Repositories Self-Assessment Tool Embedding Repositories Self-Assessment Tool is comprised of a series of questions designed to quantify the degree that a digital repository is ‘embedded’ within its institution – the extent to which both the organisation's research and its administrative culture recognise the repository’s value and take full advantage of its capacity. X
EnCase Forensic EnCase Forensic (OpenText) X
EnCase eDiscovery EnCase eDiscovery is the market leading e-discovery software that enables more efficient business process and significantly reduces legal risk and cost with a judicially accepted solution that provides everything from legal hold to first pass review and is scalable, defensible, and repeatable. X
Eraser Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. X
EssArch An OAIS-based digital archive system to include both PreIngest and PreAccess functions X
ExactFile Making sure that what you hash is what you get XX
Exactly Packs data in BagIt bags and transfers them to/from remote location via FTP, SFTP X
Explore2fs Explore2fs is a GUI explorer tool for accessing ext2 and ext3 filesystems. XX
FBCD (Farmer's Boot CD) bootable CD with Linux and forensic tools X
FCCU GNU/Linux Forensic Boot CD bootable CD with Linux and forensic tools X
FCIV Generates and compares MD5 values stored in an XML file. XXX
FIDO (Format Identification for Digital Objects) A PRONOM based, command line, file format identification tool written in Python XX
FIDOO A PRONOM based, online file format identification tool written in Javascript and HTML5
FITS (File Information Tool Set) FITS allows data curators to identify, validate, and extract technical metadata for the objects in their digital repository. XX
Fedora Commons Fedora provides the back-end foundation for digital repository systems responsible for managing and preserving all types of digital content. X
File Analyzer and Metadata Harvester V2 The File Analyzer is a general purpose desktop (and command line) tool designed to automate simple, file-based operations. The File Analyzer assembles a toolkit of tasks a user can perform. The tasks that have been written into the File Analyzer code base have been optimized for use by libraries, archives, and other cultural heritage institutions. XXXX
File Format Identification Pronom Perl API to analyze and handle droid (PRONOM) signatures X
FileAlyzer FileAlyzer allows a basic analysis of files (showing file properties and file contents in hex dump form) and is able to interpret common file contents like resources structures (like text, graphics, HTML, media and PE). XX
FileTrove FileTrove indexes files and creates metadata from them. The single binary application walks a directory tree and identifies all regular files by type with Siegfried. XX
FileVerifier++ Windows utility for verifying file contents XXX
Filedriller Filedriller walks a directory tree and identifies all regular files, creates hash sums and checks for files in the NSRL. Still in Beta.
Find It! Keep It! Find It! Keep It! is a tool to save and organise web content. X
Fine Free File Command This is the home page for the open source implementation of the file(1) command that ships with every free operating system (OpenBSD, Linux, NetBSD, FreeBSD, etc. X
Fixi Fixi is a command-line utility that indexes, verifies, and updates checksum information for collections of files. XX
Fixity Pro Fixity Pro is a desktop application for Windows and Mac that provides simple automated monitoring and reporting on the data integrity of your files that are stored on your computer, removable storage devices, and mounted network storage locations. Use Fixity Pro to schedule routine scans that will tell you if your files have been changed and if any files have been added, removed, or moved/renamed since the last scan that was performed. XX
FolderMatch Compares two directory trees and flags up duplicates X
Foremost Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures. XX
Forensic Acquisition Utilities A collection of utilities and libraries intended for forensic or forensic-related investigative use in a modern Microsoft Windows environment. X
FreeCommander Split-screen file manager with desirable extras XXXX
Freeware Hex Editor XVI32 XVI32 is a freeware hex editor running under Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. X
Fslint Set of utilities to find and clean various forms of lint on a filesystem, such as duplicate files, empty directories, and bad file names. XX
GNU Diffutils GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files. XX
GNU libextractor GNU libextractor is a library used to extract meta data from files of arbitrary type. XX
GetDataBack GetDataBack will recover your data if the hard drive's partition table, boot record, FAT/MFT or root directory are lost or damaged, data was lost due to a virus attack, the drive was formatted, fdisk has been run, a power failure has caused a system crash, files were lost due to a software failure, files were accidentally deleted. X
GetDriveInfo2 GetDriveInfo2 is a Win32 program that examines the optical and removable media drives currently mounted on a computer, and returns information about those devices (in the case of optical devices it also returns information about the any media currently mounted in the device). X
Glacier (Amazon) Amazon Glacier is a secure, durable, and extremely low-cost cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. X
Google Cloud Google Cloud Storage allows users to store, access, and manage their data. X
Greens ARK identifiers minter and resolver XX
Gvfs-info gvfs-info - print information about files and directories X
HP Integrated Archive Platform The HP Integrated Archive Platform (HP IAP) was a solution for the long-term archival and disposition of information. X
HTTrack2Arc HTTrack2Arc is a tool that converts HTTrack crawls to ARC files, the file format used by the Internet Archive.
HashKeeper Digital Evidence Laboratory specialists created the HashKeeper software in 1998 to expedite the analysis of electronic media by reducing the number of files to be analyzed during the course of an investigation. X
Helix (e-fense) bootable CD with Linux and forensic tools X
Heritrix plug-in for rich media capture The Rich Media Capture module (RMC), developed in the LiWA (Living Web Archives) project, is designed to enhance the capturing capabilities of the crawler, with regards to different multimedia content types. X Browser-based Online and Offline Hex Editing. X
HoliRisk HoliRisk is a framework and online tool to support the development of a risk assessment based on principles from ISO31000. X
Hoppla Hoppla is an archiving solution that combines back-up and fully automated migration services for data collections in small office environments. XX
HxD Free Hex- and Ram-Editor X
I2 i2 is a provider of intelligence and investigation management software for law enforcement, defense, national security and private sector organizations. X
IBM Digital Asset Preservation Tool IBM's Digital Asset Preservation Tool is a proof-of-concept demonstration of the Universal Virtual Computer solution that provides long-term access to JPEG and GIF87a files. X
ICA-AtoM ICA-AtoM allows organisations to create standards-based descriptions of their archival holdings and subsequently publish them to the Web. X
ILookPI ILookPI provides a fully programmable IDE environment with customizable tool capabilities. X
IMAGE IMAGE is a DOS application capable of generating either highly compressed or "flat" images for forensic analysis. X
IN-SPIRE Visual Document Analysis IN-SPIRE Visual Document Analysis is powerful information visualization software developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. X
IRODS (integrated Rule Oriented Data Systems) iRODS software was designed to allow curators utilising heterogeneous storage and computing facilities to define policies without being concerned with the technical detail of how the system implements those policies and without having to respond to changes in technical infrastructure. X
ImpactStory ImpactStory (previously Total-Impact) allows researchers and organisations to gather a wide range of impact metrics about multiple forms of scholarly output. X
Index.dat Analyzer v2.5 Index.dat Analyzer is a tool to view, examine and delete contents of index.dat files. XX
InfinaDyne InfinaDyne's forensic products are focused on government and law enforcement examining various types of media and intent on collecting evidence in a thorough, secure and trustworthy manner. X
Invenio Invenio is a free software suite enabling you to run your own digital library or document repository on the web. X
JHOVE (Harvard Object Validation Environment) JHOVE provides functions to perform format-specific identification, validation, and characterization of digital objects. XX
JHOVE2 JHOVE2 allows data curators to characterise the digital objects in their repositories. XX
JPC JPC is the fast pure Java x86 PC emulator. X
JWAT Java Web Archive Toolkit XXX
JabRef Reference and bibliographic data manager XX
Java library implementing Pairtree The PAIRTREE LIBRARY is a software library that supports the mapping between identifiers and filepaths according to the Pairtree Specification. XX
KEA (Keyphrase Extraction Algorithm) KEA is an algorithm for extracting keyphrases from text documents. X
KRDS (Keeping Research Data Safe) Benefits Analysis Toolkit Benefits Analysis Toolkit guides users through a process of identifying, assessing, and communicating the benefits from investing resources in the curation and long-term preservation of research data. X
Karen's Directory Printer Karen's Directory Printer can print the name of every file on a drive, along with the file's size, date and time of last modification, and attributes (Read-Only, Hidden, System and Archive). X
Keith Humphreys' PhraseRate PhraseRate is a program, developed by Keith Humphreys, for extracting a set of meaningful, attractive keywords and key phrases from a web page describing the content of that page. XX
Kernel-based virtual machine KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). X
LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) LOCKSS software allows libraries to create preserved digital collections out of materials that would otherwise be accessible only through a licensed academic subscription. XXX
Legacy Locker Legacy Locker is a safe, secure repository for your vital digital property that lets you grant access to online assets for friends and loved ones in the event of loss, death, or disability. X
Levels of Born-Digital Access A tiered set of recommendations that help guide organizations in the planning and implementation of born-digital access provisions. XX
Libewf Libewf is a library for support of the Expert Witness Compression Format (EWF), it support both the SMART (EWF-S01) and EnCase (EWF-E01) format. X
Libmagic-dev This library can be used to classify files according to magic number tests. X
Library (xklb) Media indexing multi-tool XXXX
Libsharedmime This is an implementation for libsharedmime. X
Linux-VServer Linux-VServer provides virtualization for GNU/Linux systems. X
MD5Checker Lightweight Windows Desktop application to create and check MD5 Digests for one or several files. XX
METS Reader Writer Python library for processing and outputting METS/PREMIS XML according to the Archivematica METS profile. XX
Tag MP3::Tag is a module for reading tags of MP3 audio files.
MRU-Blaster MRU-Blaster is a program made to do one large task - detect and clean MRU (most recently used) lists on your computer. XXXX
MSIL Disassembler (Ildasm.exe) The MSIL Disassembler is a companion tool to the MSIL Assembler (Ilasm. X
McAfee Free Tools Free Tools [See specifically Foresnic Tools] X
Md5deep and hashdeep md5deep is a set of programs to compute MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, Tiger, or Whirlpool message digests on an arbitrary number of files. hashdeep is a program to compute, match, and audit hashsets. XX
Md5sum Unix command md5sum computes a 128-bit checksum (or fingerprint or message-digest) for each specified file. XX
Md5summer MD5summer is an application for Microsoft Windows 9x, NT, ME, 2000 and XP which generates and verifies md5 checksums. XX
Mendeley Mendeley is a combination web service and desktop application that allows users to create, manage, and share collections of references. XX
Merritt Repository Service Merritt is a cost-effective repository service from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that lets the UC community manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. X
Metadata Extraction Tool Metadata Extraction Tool automatically extracts a limited set of metadata from the headers of digital files. XX
Metadata transformer A simple tool for creating new CSV and HTML reports based on the metadata files generated by the Data Accessioner XX
Metaproducts Metaproducts offers several commercial capture and off-line browsing tools. X
Micr'Olonys Micr’Olonys is the software solution for long-term passive digital archiving on film and paper. XXXX
Microsoft Office 2003 Add-in: Word Redaction v1.2 Use the Word 2003 Redaction Add-in to hide text within Microsoft Office Word 2003 documents. XXXX
Microsoft Office 2003/XP Add-in: Remove Hidden Data With this add-in you can permanently remove hidden data and collaboration data, such as change tracking and comments, from Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint files. XXXX
Minimum Preservation Tool The Minimum Preservation Tool (MPT) can be used to create an interim preservation storage environment for files awaiting preservation in a longer term repository solution. It supports checksum generation, fixity checking, and replication across two or more storage nodes. XXX
Mink Chrome extension that uses Memento to indicate that a page a user is viewing on the live web has an archived copy and to give the user access to the copy XX
Moonshine Download legacy file formats from the UK Web Archive and Warclight services X
Mplayer A movie player that runs on many systems, supports a wide range of formats and supports a wide range of output drivers X
Mutlivalent Multivalent works on digital documents research and development. X
NARA File Analyzer and Metadata Harvester NARA File Analyzer and Metadata Harvester allows a user to analyze the contents of a file system or external drive and generates statistics about the contents of the contained directories. XXX
NARA Preservation Planning Framework NARA complete Preservation Plan collection for all their object types, requesting your interaction. X
NDSA Levels of Preservation The "Levels of Digital Preservation" are a tiered set of recommendations for how organizations should begin to build or enhance their digital preservation activities. X
NOID (Ruby) A version of NOID in Ruby XX
NSRL (National Software Reference Library) The NSRL provides a large data set of metadata on computer files which can be used to identify the files and their provenance X
NT (New Tool) This is a presrvation tool X
Nanite A friendly swarm of format-identifying robots XX
Nextflow Data-driven computational pipelines X
Nice Opaque Identifiers (NOID) Identifiers management tool to generate, bind and resolve different kinds of identifiers XX
Noids Identifiers management tool XX
Novice to Know-How Learning Pathway Practical digital preservation training for beginners
Nuclear Processor Process/module manager for Windows, with features such as Kill/Resume/Suspend thread of a process and unload DLL files X
OCFA (Open Computer Forensics Architecture) Open Computer Forensics Architecture is a modular computer forensics framework. X
Ohcount Analyses plain text files, looking for code (scripting languages etc.) X An open source tool for accessing and exploring web archives through emulated legacy browsers. X
Omeka Omeka is a free open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. X
Omeka Identity plugin Plugin for Omeka to assign ARK identifiers XX
Ontrack EasyRecovery Ontrack EasyRecovery software products offer home users or businesses complete solutions for their data recovery, file repair and disk diagnostic needs. X
Ontrack Eraser Software Ontrack Eraser software is an easy-to-use, highly flexible data erasure tool that erases all traces of data stored on a targeted media - ensuring that sensitive information does not fall into the wrong hands. X
Open Office 3 is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. X
OpenDOAR OpenDOAR is a simple, web-based tool that guides repository administrators through the process of creating basic policies for the submission, re-use, and preservation of digital materials. X
OpenVZ wiki OpenVZ is container-based virtualization for Linux. X
OpenXML/ODF Translator Add-in for Office The goal for this project is to provide translators to allow for interoperability between applications based on ODF (OpenDocument) 1. X
Oracle Outside In Technology Outside In Technology is a suite of software development kits (SDKs) that provides developers with a comprehensive solution to access, transform and control the contents of over 500 unstructured file formats. X
PAIRTREE Library software library that supports the mapping between identifiers and filepaths according to the Pairtree Curation Microservices Specification. X
PDWIPE (Physical Drive WIPE) PDWIPE (Physical Drive WIPE) is a standalone DOS utility to wipe (zero) an entire physical hard drive. X
PET (PERICLES Extraction Tool) A tool to capture contextual information in a sheer curation scenario XX
PLATO Plato is a preservation-planning tool for organisations charged with safeguarding digital materials. X
PRONOM Signature Development Utility Output DROID compatible file format signature files using PRONOM syntax X
Package Handler View, create, edit, and validate Swiss archival packages XXXXX
Paraben Paraben provides forensics tools. X
Password Recovery Software Passware software recovers or resets passwords for Windows, Word , Excel, QuickBooks, Access, Acrobat, and more than 180 document types. X
PhotoRec PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures (thus the Photo Recovery name) from digital camera memory. X
Power ISO PowerISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file processing tool, which allows you to open, extract, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split and convert ISO files, and mount these files with internal virtual drive. X
Preservica Preservica is a complete OAIS Digital Preservation system available on the cloud (hosted in US, EU, CA or AUS) and on-premise. It is trusted by over 1000 organisations across 5 continents to preserve collections both large (>6Pb) and small (few 100kb). X
Prodiscover Prodiscover provides a set of features and toolkits for Computer Forensics and Incident Response X
Project Blacklight Blacklight is a free and open source ruby-on-rails based discovery interface (a. X
Puremagic Puremagic is a cross-platform pure python module that will identify a file based off it's magic numbers X
PyFlag FLAG (Forensic and Log Analysis GUI) is an advanced forensic tool for the analysis of large volumes of log files and forensic investigations. X
Python checkm package This is a Python implementation of the checkm specification. XX
Quick View Plus View virtually all the files and e-mail attachments you need, instantly without purchasing numerous software programs. X
RAID (Real-time Analytical Intelligence Database) RAID is a relational database used to record key pieces of information and to quickly identify links among people, places, businesses, financial accounts, telephone numbers, and other investigative information. X
RARC (ARC replicator) rARC is a distributed system that enables Internet users to provide storage space from their computers to replicate small parts of the archived data stored in the central repository of the Web archive. X
RCS (The Revision Control System) The Revision Control System (RCS) manages multiple revisions of files. X
RE (Rename Expert) Controlled renaming of file collections XXX
RMCAS RMCAS is an assessment tool for organisations wishing to map their current records management infrastructure against community best-practice. X
RODA-In The tool creates SIPs from files and folders available on the local file system. XXX
RackSpace RackSpace provices cloud based services to businesses of all sizes through the world. XX
RapidRedact The RapidRedact product range provides fast, easy to use redaction tools for irreversibly blanking out (redacting) selected information, author's changes and hidden data from all electronic document types. XXXX
ReACT (Resource Audit and Comparison Tool) A file audit and comparison tool using Microsoft Excel and VBA. XXX
ReNamer ReNamer is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool. XX
ReaderMeter ReaderMeter is a web-based service that compiles readership information about scientific content to create an estimate of the content's community impact. X
Recollection Recollections is a free open source platform for generating and customizing views (interactive maps, timelines, facets, tag clouds) that allow scholars, librarians, and curators to explore digital collection. X
Recovery is Possible Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a CD or USB boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. X
Redact-It Provides Windows desktop and server redaction of PDF, Word, scanned TIFF images. Find, black out and remove content within documents, images or drawings. XXXX
Redax Redax completely redacts (removes) text and graphics from the PDF page. XXXX
Regshot Regshot is an open-source (GPL) registry compare utility that allows you to quickly take a snapshot of your registry and then compare it with a second one - done after doing system changes or installing a new software product. X
Remove Empty Directories Removes empty directories XX
ResearchGate ResearchGate is an online professional network for scientists and researchers, particularly employed by those wishing to follow and track the publication outputs of others in their field. X
Restorer Ultimate Restorer Ultimate offers data recovery software. X
Rhash RHash (Recursive Hasher) is a console utility for computing and verifying hash sums of files. XX
Riprap Riprap is a PREMIS-compliant fixity checking microservice. XX
Rocfl rocfl is a command line utility for interacting with OCFL repositories on the local filesystem or in S3. XX
Roda RODA - Repository of Authentic Digital Objects X
Rosetta Ex Libris Rosetta enables institutions to preserve and provide access to the collections in their care. XXXX
SAFE Archive Audit System Policy-based replication and Auditing of LOCKSS networks. XX
SCOUT A brief description X
SDelete SDelete is a command line utility that takes a number of options. X
SRB (The DICE Storage Resource Broker) The DICE Storage Resource Broker (SRB) supports shared collections that can be distributed across multiple organizations and heterogeneous storage systems. X
SSDeep Recursive piecewise hashing tool XXX
SafeBack SafeBack is used to create mirror-image (bit-stream) backup files of hard disks or to make a mirror-image copy of an entire hard disk drive or partition. X
SafeMover Python tool to support the overtly "safe" copying of files from one location to another. Uses fixity, and OS file system metadata. XXX
Safecopy low level data recovery tool X
SalvageData Recovery SalvageData Recovery software tools and products are designed to empower both IT professionals and average personal computer users with all the functionalities and features needed to successfully salvage and recover data files from any kind of logical data loss situation. X
Samvera A digital repository software that offers flexible and rich user interfaces tailored to distinct content types X
SheepShaver SheepShaver is a MacOS run-time environment for BeOS and Linux that allows you to run classic MacOS applications inside the BeOS/Linux multitasking environment. X
Siegfried A PRONOM based, command line, file format identification tool using Aho Corasick matching and no buffer limits. X
Simile Exhibit Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations. X
Snagit Snagit is screen capture software to create interesting training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more. X
SobekCM SobekCM is a digital repository and digital scholarship/publishing system which enables easy deposit, preservation, and access for all types of digital content, tailored to the needs of galleries, libraries, archives, museums, scholars, and researchers. XXXX
SpinRite SpinRite is a magnetic storage data recovery, repair, and maintenance utility. X
Sumfolder1 sumfolder1 is a utility for use within the archival and digital preservation community to generate checksums for file system directories, and to generate an overall "collection" checksum for a given set of files. The utility may be used in support of de-duplication at a directory/folder level. XXXX
TeraCopy Performs file copying, whilst also logging and verifying accuracy and completeness by using checksums XXX
TestDisk TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software that was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). X
The Rename Bulk renaming of files XX
The aDORe Federation The aDORe Federation is a federated repository framework and reference implementation which aims to address many of the scalability issues experienced by large scale digital object repositories. X
TrID File Identifier TrID is a utility designed to identify file types from their binary signatures. X
Tree Tree displays the directory structure of a path or of the disk in a drive graphically. XXXX
TreeSize Manage disk space and scan your hard disks. XXX
Tufts Submission-Agreement Builder Tool SABT is a web-based tool that guides records creators and records managers through the process of creating submission agreements, both for single transfers and for standing submissions. XX
Unrm unrm is a small shell utility that can, under some circumstances, recover almost 99% of your erased data (similar to DOS's undelete). X
VRenamer vRenamer is a cross platform tool for batch renaming files XXX
VeraCrypt Securely encrypts large amounts of files XX
Virtual CloneDrive Virtual CloneDrive works and behaves just like a physical CD/DVD drive, but it exists only virtually. X
Vitam Vitam is an open source software able to manage and preserve digital records and archives (back-end). X
Vitrivr System for indexing and retrieving multimedia data based on its content. X
Voyeur Voyeur is a web-based text analysis environment that can use texts in a variety of formats, from different locations to perform lexical analysis, export data to other tools, and embed live tools into remote websites. XX
WinHex WinHex is in its core a universal hexadecimal editor, particularly helpful in the realm of computer forensics, data recovery, low-level data processing, and IT security. X
WinMerge A visual tool for differencing and merging of file collections, images and texts. XX
Windows IR/CF Tools Windows based forensic tools X
Windows Virtual PC Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC, available on Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate, allow you to run multiple Windows environments, such as Windows XP Mode, from your Windows 7 desktop. X
Wine Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. X
Wiztree Fast disk space analyzer
XPAT The XPAT engine is an SGML/XML-aware search engine that the University of Michigan has deployed with an extremely diverse set of digital library resources. X
XXCopy XXCopy is an expanded version of Xcopy X
Xcopy Xcopy copies files and directories, including subdirectories. X
Xen The Xen hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization, offers a powerful, efficient, and secure feature set for virtualization of x86, x86_64, IA64, ARM, and other CPU architectures. X
Xena Detecting the file formats of digital objects; converting digital objects into open formats for preservation. X
ZAR (Zero Assumption Recovery) ZAR is Windows data recovery software. X