Digital Preservation: JHOVE2 2.0.0 Released

The JHOVE2 project team has released version 2.0.0 of JHOVE2. JHOVE2 is "open source software for format-aware characterization of digital objects."

Here's an excerpt from the press release:

This release supports all the major technical objectives of the project, including a more sophisticated, modular architecture; signature-based file identification; policy-based assessment of objects; recursive characterization of objects comprising aggregate files and files arbitrarily nested in containers; and extensive configuration and reporting options. It provides a stabile interface against which developers can code new format modules.

Format modules included in this release are:

  • ICC color profiles
  • SGML
  • Shapefile
  • TIFF
  • UTF-8
  • WAVE
  • XML
  • Zip

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