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CodeWeavers delivers compatibility for Mac and Linux.


CollectiveAccess is web-based software to catalogue, manage, and publish museum and archival collections.

Collectus -- A Digital Object Collector Tool

The UVa Library's Collectus digital object collector tool allows users to to collect image or text objects from a repository. The objects are collected as http pointer references to a repository that are stored as an XML file on any location selected by a user.

Complex Archive Ingest for Repository Objects (CAIRO)

Cairo will develop a tool for ingesting complex collections of born-digital materials, with basic descriptive, preservation and relationship metadata, into a preservation repository. The project is based on needs identified by the JISC-funded Paradigm project and the Wellcome Library's Digital Curation in Action project.

Corel Painter 8.0

This page offers a software summary of Corel Painter 8.0.

Cost-Driven Design for Archival Repositories

This is a paper from 2001.



Designing an archival repository is a complex task because there are many alternative configurations, each with different reliability levels and costs. In this paper we study the costs involved in an Archival Repository and we introduce a design framework for evaluating alternatives and choosing the best configuration in terms of reliability and cost.

cp Unix command

cp copies files (or, optionally, directories). The copy is completely independent of the original. You can either copy one file to another, or copy arbitrarily many files to a destination directory.


Cryptcat is a lightweight version of netcat with integrated transport encryption capabilities.

Curate.Us Software
Curate.Us Tools
Curation Junction, What's Your Function? Defining What It Means to Do Digital Curation in Order to Teach It

ALISE 2009: Association of Library and Information Science Education Dates and Location: January 20-23, 2009: Denver, Colorado Paper: Curation Junction, What's Your Function? Defining What It Means to Do Digital Curation in Order to Teach It Presenter: Christopher (Cal) Lee

Cygwin project Tools
DAAT: Digital Asset Assessment Tool Tools

DAITSS performs active preservation strategies such as format migration.

DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services) DBF

DANS DBF Library is a Java library for reading and writing xBase database files.

Darik's Boot And Nuke

Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction.

Data Fountains

Data Fountains is a tool for discovering and describing Internet resources about a particular topic. After signing on the user is guided through a series of Web pages that generate information describing a particular topic.


Databib ( is a searchable catalog of hundreds of research data repositories that includes information about who can submit and reuse data.


suite of tools "designed to assist with Computer Forensics, Information Auditing, Information Security and Data Recovery"

dBpoweramp Music Converter (dMC)

dBpoweramp Music Converter (dMC) is an audio conversion tool.

dc3dd for computer forensics

dc3dd is a patched version of GNU dd with a number of features useful for computer forensics.


dcfldd is an enhanced version of GNU dd with features useful for forensics and security.

dd Unix command

This page gives information on using the dd Unix command.


dd_rescue is suitable for rescuing data from a medium with errors, i.e. a hard disk with some bad sectors.

Debian wiki

This is a list of packages for the Debian-Forensics project.


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