The latest version of JHOVE is now available to download. JHOVE is an open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset.
JHOVE 1.20 contains improvements to the WAVE module including support for RF64 files, better reporting and minor bug fixes. There are some new validation checks in the PDF module for the header, document catalog and page dictionary. Finally, image format reporting has been added to NISO MIX 1.0 output and PDF image MIME types detection has been fixed.
Release notes: https://github.com/openpreserve/jhove/releases/latest.
Download JHOVE 1.20: http://software.openpreservation.org/rel/jhove-latest.jar.
Your feedback is crucial to help us improve the software. If you have any suggestions, or would like to log an issue, please add them the GitHub issue tracker: https://github.com/openpreserve/jhove/issues.
Please tell us how you use JHOVE in our use case survey to help us focus on key requirements in the roadmap: https://goo.gl/forms/rGHnqzL281ZbE7q83.
JHOVE is open source, free to download, to use and to modify. However, it is not free to host, maintain, support or develop. JHOVE is one of the most widely-used digital preservation tools, but currently only OPF members support JHOVE financially as part of their membership fees. If you use JHOVE, please consider supporting its development: http://jhove.openpreservation.org/support/
JHOVE (JSTOR/Harvard Object Validation Environment) is an extensible software framework for performing format identification, validation, and characterisation of digital objects. JHOVE is maintained by the Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) with development effort guided by the JHOVE Product Board. http://jhove.openpreservation.org/.
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Becky McGuinness | Community Manager
Open Preservation Foundation | http://openpreservation.org/