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[edit] External software tools used in Archivematica

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Archivematica integrates a suite of free and open-source tools that allows users to process digital objects from ingest to access based on the ISO-OAIS functional model. In addition to the core software which is released under AGPL v3 license, the following tools are bundled with Archivematica:

Tool Description License
AtoM Web-based archival description and access tool. GNU General Public License (GPL)
BagIt Standard and script to package digital objects and metadata for archival storage BSD License
bulk_extractor Disk image and file contents analysis tool Public domain
Clam AV (anti-virus) Anti-virus toolkit for UNIX GNU General Public License (GPL)
Django Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. BSD License
ElasticSearch Indexing and search Apache License 2.0
ExifTool Multimedia metadata extraction GNU General Public License and Artistic License
FFmpeg Converts a wide variety of audio and video formats GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
fido File format identification tool Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License")
File Information Tool Set (FITS) File format identification and validation software integration tool GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
Gearman Gearman provides a generic application framework to farm out work to other machines or processes that are better suited to do the work. BSD License
Imagemagick Converts a wide variety of bitmap images GPL compatible Imagemagick license
Inkscape Converts vector images to Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) format GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
JHOVE File format validation tool GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
md5deep Checksum generation and verification scripts GNU General Public License (GPL)
MediaConch File policy conformance checker tool BSD (2-clause)
MediaInfo Multimedia metadata extraction BSD (2-clause), Zlib
NFS-common Network File System Access - allows access to files on network storage devices. GNU General Public License (GPL)
p7zip 7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio. (LZMA) GNU General Public License (GPL)
Python-lxml Python binding for libxml2 and libxslt GNU General Public License (GPL)
Seigfried File format identification tool Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License")
Sleuthkit Disk image management and extraction toolkit Common Public License / IBM Public License
Tesseract Optical Character Recognition -read image files and convert to text Apache Licence Vesion 2
Ubuntu Linux Interface with computing hardware. Ubuntu Linux server edition. GNU General Public License (GPL)
UUID command line interface (CLI) for the generation of DCE 1.1, ISO/IEC 11578:1996 and IETF RFC-4122 compliant Universally Unique Identifier (UUID). GNU General Public License (GPL)
unar The Unarchiver is an archive unpacker program GNU General Public License (GPL)
Zip Utility called by Bagit to create AIP package Info-Zip license: "Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose, including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it freely"


[edit] Past releases

Release 1.6.0 (March 2017)

Release 1.5 (June 2016)

Release 1.4.1 (June 2015)

Release 1.4 (May 2015)

Release 1.3.1 (February 2015)

Release 1.0 (September 2014)

Release 0.10-beta (April 2013)

Release 0.9-beta (Aug 2012)

Release 0.8-alpha (Jan 2012)

Release 0.7.1-alpha (June 2011)

Release 0.7-alpha (Feb 2011)

Release 0.6.2-alpha (November 2010)

Release 0.6-alpha (May 2010)

Release 0.5-alpha (November 2009)

Release 0.4-alpha (October 2009)

Release 0.3.5-alpha (September 2009)

Release 0.3-alpha (June 2009)

Release 0.2-alpha (May 2009)

Release 0.1-alpha (Feb 2009)

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