Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Shoot those files!

Just wanted to record a pointer to Manfred Thaller's 'shoot' tool, which I saw demonstrated at a Planets preservation planning event sometime last year (see the posting). It's a handy way to get a feel for which formats suffer most loss of functionality when damaged.


Maureen said...

Excellent, thanks Susan - I unsuccessfully looked for this last year after the demo.

pixelatedpete said...

So much for digital preservation! :-) The shoot tool has since vanished from this link. However, you can get the sourcecode here now: