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7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

A Report from the Second Workshop of the IDEA Working Group

Follow the link the the Report from the Second Workshop of the International Data curation Education Action (IDEA) Working Group, written by Carolyn Hank and Joy Davidson.

Aberystwyth University MScEcon/Diploma Archive Administration Educational Programs
AbiSource projects

This page list various projects the AbiSource community has created.

Access 2000 9.0

This page offers a software summary of Access 9.0.

AccessData Decryption Tools

This page gives information on AccessData Decryption Tools.

Acrobat Messenger 1.0

This page offers a software summary of Acrobat Messenger 1.0.


activePDF, Inc. is a leading provider of PDF creation, conversion and development tools.


ActivePerl is the industry-standard, commercial-grade Perl distribution used by millions of developers around the world for easy Perl installation and quality-assured code.


ADIGRES is a powerful cross-platform Document Management System written in Java. It can be used to archive various document formats such as HTML, PDF, e-mail, plain-text or images. A user management module and a full-text search engine are included.


The Advanced Forensics Format (AFF) and AFF Library (AFFLIB) are a joint development project of Simson L. Garfinkel and Basis Technology Corp.

AllPinouts Tools
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

Amazon S3 is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

An Interview with Helen Tibbo

Dr. Helen Tibbo, Professor in The School of Information & Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, discusses digital curation and archives and the importance of preserving access as well as objects/bits. The roles of institutional repositories in research universities and issues of curriculum for archives are also discussed.

Audio and Video

Antiword is a free MS Word reader for Linux and RISC OS. Antiword converts the binary files from Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000, 2002 and 2003 to plain text and to PostScript.

AONS (Automated Obsolescence Notification System) Tools
Apache POI - the Java API for Microsoft Documents Tools
Apple MobileMe

MobileMe keeps your mail, contacts, and calendar information in the cloud and uses push technology to keep everything in sync across your iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC, and the web automatically. 

Application Compatibility

This website provides links to various tools and resources on application compatibility.

Application Compatibility Testing and Migration Guide

This guide explains how to deploy Windows XP SP2.

Archive-It Tools

The Archivematica project is integrating a number of open source tools and applications using a micro-services design pattern to create a comprehensive digital preservation system. Archivematica is designed for compliance with the ISO-OAIS fuctional model and implements media type preservation plans based on an analysis of the significant characteristics of file formats.

ARL Publication "New Roles for New Times: Digital Curation for Preservation" Publications provides open access to 654,039 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

askSam Tools

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