Tuesday, July 21, 2015
File identification tools, part 8: NLNZ Metadata Extraction Tool
File identification tools, part 8: NLNZ Metadata Extraction Tool. Gary McGath. Mad File Format Science Blog. July 10, 2015.
This tool is for extracting metadata from files. It uses some basic tests to determine the format and then it looks at the following file formats:
BMP, GIF, JPEG TIFF, MS Word, Word Perfect, Open Office, MS Works, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, PDF, WAV, MP3, BWF, FLAC, HTML, XML, and ARC.
The Java tool is available as open source on SourceForge. There are command line versions for Unix and Windows. [This tool is available to use in Rosetta.]