File identifier for Linux


License: Freeware
Downloads: 9
Op. System: Linux
Last updated: 2009-03-03
File size: 1.32 MB
Publisher: Optima SC Inc.
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The File identifier software is a command line tool that permits identifying files as well as getting information on directories from their content (thereafter called a resource), and not simply from their file extensions (in the case of files). It Currently supports DOS, Windows and Linux systems. Features New Version 0.6.2 released, this version contains major bugfixes and adds support for OGG, FLAC, EBML and better MP3 file support. Identified resources have their file extensions identified, as well as a descriptive comment indicating the type of resource. Optionally, identified resources can be categorized and their MIME media types identified. This permits getting statistics on the types of files stored on the system. Optionally, different methods for extracting metadata related to the resource are supplied, the currently supported methods are as follow: Embedded metadata for certain file types (PDF, PNG, SGML/HTML, etc.) Embedded XMP packet information support 4DOS/4NT/4OS2 descript.ion file support DEX (Description explorer) database support (compatible with descript.ion file) Sidecar XMP file support Portable application description (PAD) file support. The resource to be associated with the PAD file is extracted from within the PAD file. The resource identifier database is a simple text file apparent to the UNIX magic file. It can be easily extended by end users. Extraction of the metadata to a DEX (Description Explore software) database is also supported. This permits to use DEX database compatible tools to edit and view the metadata. Create HTML or SFV compatible reports of the files that were analyzed Create CSV reports (Professional version only ??? contact us to get access to this feature)

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