Tools and Documentation

Here you can find IT solutions for digital preservation tasks such as tools, components, models and more, along with documentation, user guidelines, demos, codes.

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CSV Validator

CSV Validator is a CSV validation and reporting tool which implements CSV Schema Language.


Invenio is a free software suite enabling you to run your own digital library or document repository on the web.


A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. ffmpeg is a very fast video and audio converter that can also grab from a live audio/video source. It can also convert between arbitrary sample rates and resize video on the fly with a high quality polyphase filter.

Open Source
PERICLES Technical Appraisal Tool

The PERICLES Technical Appraisal Tool is a risk assessment and planning tool to enable technical risks and associated proximities to complex digital objects to be determined, and mitigating actions to be proposed.


Massively parallel self-organizing maps: accelerate training on multicore CPUs, GPUs, and clusters


ePADD was developed by Stanford University to support the appraisal, ingest, processing, discovery, and delivery processes of email archives.


JHOVE is a file format identification, validation and characterisation tool. It is implemented as a Java application and is usable on any Unix, Windows, or OS X platform with appropriate Java installation.

PERICLES Semantic Interpretation API (PERSIsT)

PERICLES Semantic Interpretation API (PERSIsT API) serves as an intermediate module capable of achieving high level ontology-based communication between the ERMR and the related PERICLES components.

GNU Diffutils

GNU Diffutils is a package of several programs related to finding differences between files.

Open Source
Space Science Data Portal

The Space Science Data Portal is an online application that allows a user to visualize, explore, query and augment space science experiment data.