Format Identification

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Format Identification is the determination of the format of a Byte sequence. Format is the ordering and encoding of information so that it can be interpreted by rendering software.


Tools tagged 'identification'
Page: DROID Digital Record Object IDentification (DROID): Automatic file format identification tool.
Labels: characterisation, identification, java, tool
Page: Fido — FIDO (Format Identification for Digital Objects) is a simple format identification CLI tool for digital objects that uses PRONOM signatures converted to regular expressions.
Labels: python, characterisation, identification, tool
Page: JHOVE — Provides functions to perform format-specific identification, validation, and characterisation of digital objects.
Labels: tool, characterisation, validation, identification
Page: 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.
Labels: characterisation, identification, metadata, extraction, fixity, tool
Page: Tika — Detects and extracts metadata and text content from documents.
Labels: characterisation, java, identification, extraction, tool
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