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Summary

Purpose Digital Record Object IDentification (DROID): Automatic file format identification tool.
Homepage http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/information-management/projects-and-work/droid.htm
Source Code Repository http://digital-preservation.github.com/droid/
License New BSD License
Debian Package http://packages.debian.org/stable/package

Description

Automated batch identification of file formats using internal and external signatures.  Signatures are stored in an XML signature file generated from the PRONOM technical registry.

User Experiences

e.g. links to AQuA/SCAPE/Hackathon issues that use the tool

News Feeds

PRONOM updates

Release Feed

Link to any RSS feed that is updated when new releases occur, if any, e.g:

rss: javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Received fatal alert: protocol_version

Activity Feed

Link to any RSS feed that is updated when issue or code updates occur, if any, e.g:

rss: javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Received fatal alert: protocol_version
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  1. Dec 21, 2011

    Note that the TNA are currently collecting requirements for DROID 7 here: http://droid7.wikispaces.com/