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Store It on the Web

This is an article from 2006. It describes 17 free and low-cost services make it easier than ever to back up and share your files online.

Strings v2.41

 Strings scans the file you pass it for UNICODE (or ASCII) strings of a default length of 3 or more UNICODE (or ASCII) characters.

Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications Tools

Short video of the opening night... shrimp and crabcakes... yum, yum!

Audio and Video
SWORDAPP Facebook repository deposit application

One of the features of social networking sites that encourages their use is the ability for third parties to write applications that can be used from within them. So it seemed an obvious place to start an investigation into the potential of the social deposit. Hence the SWORDAPP Facebook Repository Deposit Tool was born.

Syser Kernel Debugger

Syser Kernel Debugger is designed for the Windows NT Family based on the X86 platform. It is a kernel debugger with full-graphical interfaces and supports assembly debugging and source code debugging.


The Tar program provides the ability to create tar archives, as well as various other kinds of manipulation. For example, you can use Tar on previously created archives to extract files, to store additional files, or to update or list files which were already stored.

Technology Pathways

Technology Pathways, LLC is a leading edge provider of computer security tools and services for the Corporate IT, government and legal communities.

Temple University Public History/Archival Education Educational Programs
Tennyson Maxwell Information Systems

Tennyson Maxwell Information Systems offers a variety of features to support multithreaded retrieval, password-protected access, filtering, batch capture, and management of derived databases.


TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software that was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table).

Testing Applications with AppVerifier

Application Verifier (AppVerifier) is a runtime verification tool used in testing applications for compatibility with Microsoft Windows XP. This tool can be used to test for a wide variety of known compatibility issues while the application is running. This article details the steps for using AppVerifier as an effective addition to the application development and testing cycles.

The aDORe Federation

The aDORe Federation is a federated repository framework and reference implementation which aims to address many of the scalability issues experienced by large scale digital object repositories.

The Archivists’ Toolkit

The Archivists’ Toolkit is the first open source archival data management system to provide broad, integrated support for the management of archives. It is intended for a wide range of archival repositories. The main goals of the AT are to support archival processing and production of access instruments, promote data standardization, promote efficiency, and lower training costs.

The Carve Path Zero-storage Library and filesystem

LibCarvPath is a library for computer forensics carving tools. The library provides in the low level needs of zero-storage carving. It does this by providing an interface to hierarchically ordered fragment lists, and allowing these fragment lists to be converted to and from virtual file paths. These special virtual file paths can be used in conjunction with the CarvFS filesystem, a pseudo filesystem build using fuse and LibCarvPath.

The Dataverse Network Project

The Dataverse Network Project is an open-source application for publishing, citing and discovering research data.

The DeDuplicator (Heritrix add-on module)

The DeDuplicator is an add-on module for Heritrix to reduce the amount of duplicate data collected in a series of snapshot crawls.

The DICE Storage Resource Broker (SRB)

The DICE Storage Resource Broker (SRB) supports shared collections that can be distributed across multiple organizations and heterogeneous storage systems. The SRB can be used as a Data Grid Management System (DGMS) that provides a hierarchical logical namespace to manage the organization of data (usually files).

The ext3cow File System

Ext3cow is an open-source, versioning file system based on ext3.  It provides a time-shifting interface that allows a real-time and continuous view of the past.  This allows users to access their file system as it appeared at any point in time.

The grep command

grep is used to search text for patterns specified by the user. It is one of the most useful and powerful commands on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

The Hydra Project

Hydra is a multi-institutional, multi-functional, multi-purpose, technical and community framework.

The Nalanda iVia Focused Crawler

The Nalanda iVia Focused Crawler (NIFC) is a focused Web crawler. It was created by Dr. Soumen Chakrabarti (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) and developed with the support of IIT Bombay, the iVia Team and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The Open Video Digital Library Toolkit

The Open Video Digital Library Toolkit project is intended to provide museums, libraries and other institutions holding moving image collections tools to more easily create Web-based digital video libraries.

The PERPOS Tools: User's Guide

The Archival Repository Tool (ART) is a prototype software tool designed to support archivists in accessing and describing file systems containing electronic records. The Archival Processing Tool (APT) is a prototype software tool designed to support archivists in processing accessioned file systems. This use guide gives more information.

The Program Transformation Wiki

This website is dedicated to collecting, organizing and disseminating information about all aspects of program transformation in order to share results across communities.


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