Lack of performant open source decoding software

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h2. Risks
Describes preservation risks implied by this problem
* Accessibility of digitised materials in the long term (vendors of commercial decoders may go out of business or continued support may not be economically viable if interest in the format diminishes)
* Errors in digitisation workflows because of lack of tools that are able to process/analyse JP2 images
* Possibilities for analysis, re-use (e.g. mash-ups) by researchers and library patrons are limited by lack of available decoding tools

h2. Assessment