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Archiving an URL on several Web archiving initiatives at once

I am looking for a program, user script, or web browser extension that can archive a web page on several Internet archives at once. I am currently using the Wayback Machine Google Chrome extension ...
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Archive/backup of large files with protection against deletion/change

I'm thinking of getting into producing video/audio. In other words, working with large files which are going to be created, worked on for a while, and then likely not touched again for a long time (...
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What application for storing data based on metadata, and retrieve it via metadata search?

In our institution we have a large database of observational data consisting in precipitation, temperature, elevation and a large number of other variables, coming from different projects and in ...
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Playback of WARC (web archive) files / self-hosted wayback machine

A previous question exists about creating archives specifically. This question is about playback of archives. I am creating regular backups of existing websites, for archiving purposes, in .warc ...
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What Linux software to decompress file with TXT extension?

Client sent me a compressed file with TXT extension. At first i thought it is not an archive file. But when i used 7-zip (Windows) to look inside it, i can see files inside but Linux. I have tried so ...
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Make emails publicly available and searchable for non-technical people

I'm involved in an organisation where I'm currently conducting a radical transparency drive. My intention is to make communications within the group public and searchable, starting by somehow ...
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What are some good alternatives to BUP for backing up photos?

Despite regularly backing up my photos I've discovered that some of my photos are corrupted due to silent data corruption. I've not noticed the corruption until the good copies are over written by the ...
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Human-readable archive format for posting source examples?

Is there any package/archive format suitable for posting as source-code examples? Usecase When posting minimal working examples, often a single file is enough. However, when a minimal working ...
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General-purpose CLI compression program with good integrity check in Linux

As the title says I am in search for a good, defined as the best available, general-purpose command-line compression program with good integrity check in Linux. These archives will be used for long ...
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Program that archives and manages not needed files

What I am looking for is a program that can archive old, "not needed anymore", "don't know where to put it" files. Something like the trash folder (well not exactly) but not for deletion, instead for ...
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Program to make automatic backups

I am looking for a tool or program to make automatic backups from a directory to a server, both in the same IP range. It would be interesting if that program is capable of making differential backups ...
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Free Windows app to Un-RAR with lots of <file>.rNN files

Should be obvious, but I cant remember it. I found an old Widows directory with an ambiguous name and two sub-directories "Cd1" and "Cd2", each of which contains one abcd.rar file and lots of abcd....
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File download URLs sharing webapp that checks for duplicates

I'm looking for a web-based system that supports the following workflow: User enters a URL of a file and some metadata The software downloads the file (via http, ftp, torrent?) and calculates one or ...
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Software for conversion of csv data to pretty pdf's

For a migration between software products, we have a lot of data that can not be stored in the new product. To keep it archived somewhere in a way my colleagues can access it easily, we'd like to ...
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Software to convert MHT (MHTML) files to browser- and platform-neutral single-file file format

I discovered today that Firefox 57.0.4 no longer is able, even via add-ons, to display MHT files (confirmed Google Chrome doesn't either ... I don't know if it ever did). https://support.mozilla.org/...
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Webpage archiver using http-requests/responses replay

I'm looking for a Webpage Archiver that depends on archiving a webpage by recording http requests and responses and just replaying them when the webpage archive is previewed/loaded by the user. It's ...
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What encryption software for long-term archival purposes (Linux + Cygwin & CLI)?

What I want to achieve: I intend to burn a few dozen of single-layer Blu-Rays, 25GB, M-Discs with data that are precious to me in an encrypted form. The hardware needed - Blu-Ray writer and the M-...
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GUI frontend to extract ar archives

I wonder whether there's a GUI available on Linux (Debian), that allows to me interact with old-style ar archives. For whatever reasons, Xarchiver doesn't recognize one of my ar archives (namely an ...
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Pack files with preserving file creation time in Windows?

Is there any packing/archiving software that can preserve not only file modification timestamps, but also file creation timestamps? Software must be freeware, and with UTF-8 support in filenames. ...
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C++ library to compress files with password protection

I would like to ask for any recommendation for good C++ library to compress files/folders (usually the libs are stream oriented without good file support). Currently we use minizip (based on zlib) ...
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Check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives

TL;DR: I am looking for a web tool, API, program, script can check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives. I don't want to have to manually check Web archiving initiatives one at the ...
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Batch conversion of PDF files to PDF/A files

I am looking for a program, user script or web tool that can perform batch conversion of PDF files to PDF/A files. It should run on Microsoft Windows. Ideally it should give some warnings if something ...
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Adding mirror links to a text

I am looking for a program or script that runs on Microsoft Windows that can add mirror to any link present in a text formatted in Markdown. Any price or license is fine. E.g., if the input is Two ...
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PrintServer (PDF) which archives tray selection meta data

PDF does not contain information about tray selection. You need to store this side-by-side the pdf file. Unfortunately cups (which we use up to now) does not support the archiving of this meta data. ...
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What's the best approach for archiving/storing many files to easily access them later?

I'm looking for a way to efficiently store and archive my files, in a way that anyone could be able to find and access whatever files he would have been looking for at any time without any problems, ...
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Mount achive as a virtual drive

I want to mount achive (preferably 7z, but any nice one is ok) as a virtual drive in Windows. There are following facts: Let's assume that we have an empty achive. When it'll be created doesn't ...
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Chrome or computer program that records the HTML of websites I visit

I'm looking for a program that will automatically record the content of every page I visit and save the HTML locally. I am fine with a Windows program or a Chrome add-in that does this. I remember ...
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Managing TV show archives

My brother is a video editor for a automotive review show, and he has asked me for help in developing a way to organize their video archives, which contains about 2000 old shows. Here's the scenario: ...
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Mail client to dump 50GB of e-mails for archive purposes

I've got premium gmail account with 50 GB of 10 year old e-mails. I'd like to archive them to physical disk for easy to read format. Last time when I've tried some e-mail clients, they were all laggy ...
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Is there a utility for ensuring file data integrity?

I'm looking for a utility that ensures that a file's data integrity is maintained, ideally in a similar way that the ZFS filesystem handles data integrity: Keep two or more copies of the file, ...
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Solution for archive of personal data

I need way to store all my personal data in the same way, which support these abilities: Store all kind of files (photo/video, office documents, emails, ebooks, personal calendar, contact list) with ...
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Bookmarker that saves the page HTML for offline archive

Looking for a browser extension that bookmarks a page and also saves a copy of it so that even if the page goes offline, or I go offline, I can still view it. Sort of like a "save page as HTML" ...
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Portable email viewer / archiving program for Windows or Linux?

I'd like a simple program to keep and view the emails with my software license keys, receipts for software purchases, etc. I also have email from other genealogy researchers that I'd like to archive. ...
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Need a Software to compress videos

I have many videos that I want to compress. I've tried 7z. But it could only marginally compress a 188 MB video to a 184 MB archive. Are there any better available alternatives?? I'm willing to ...
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Software to compress, and browse, a website with 1000s of pages

I have a local copy of a website with 98,000 pages (I just checked). The uncompressed size is somewhere around 8gb. I'd like to put it all in one file maybe, and compress it, then just use a standard ...
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Archive file format / viewer that works like ordinary folders

I want to be able to create archive files that should work as ordinary folders, for example: - use 0% compression so that browsing/adding files in the archive is instant - preview thumbnails of ...
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Software that can archive files in a directory into multiple zip files, each holding 10 files

I'm looking for archive software with these requirements: Ability to archive files into multiple .zip files, each holding a max of 10 files Compatible with Windows 10
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Reed-Solomon encoder/decoder

Do you know any free software performing real Reed-Solomon coding/decoding? Or maybe a library that can be utilized to encode and/or decode files with Reed-Solomon algorithm?
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Blu-ray burning application for PC

Have some dual density blu ray discs that I want to use to archive data off my Asus laptop. After some googling online and reading some reviews settled on 2 or 3 free options Unfortunately these free ...
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Software to archive desired websites like wayback machine of Internet Archive?

I am part of a team of 5 active civilians doing public policy research research. We mainly scrutinize the Govt's policies, identify facts in its claims, assess feasibility etc. We mostly depend on our ...
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Self-hosted image archive for clients

I work in a small advertising company and for our clients I need a reliable and simple image, or file, hosting service. We do a lot photography for our clients and the images are used in different ...
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Replicate, Migrate, Transfer, Backup, Restore multiple Folder Paths & Subtree w/ or w/out ZIP, TAR Archiving

Replicate, Migrate, Transfer, Backup, Restore Multiple Folder Paths & Subtree w/ or w/out ZIP, TAR Archiving I'd like to find a tool, utility, app or Scripts/ Automation that allows me to ...
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Android Image Viewer for Webp and Animated GIFs

Is there an Android application that can view webp and animated GIFs? It would be a plus if it could open .cbz files, or other archive formats, as I like to compress images on my phone. There are ...
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I have been asked to either develop or find a videos/photos archiving system

I have been asked by my college to either develop or find a videos/photos archiving system. we currently store all our photos and video projects on a shared hard drive over the college network. They ...
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Image archiving software

I'm looking for some software to organise a medium-size collection of images. I've found a trunk full of photographs and papers belonging to my great-grandfather and I want to digitise them and make ...
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Photo metadata software

My mother uses some software to organize and add metadata about photos -- dates, people included, commentary, etc. She has probably thousands of photos that she has scanned and been archiving. ...
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A way to archive text files/source code

As a programmer, I would like a way to archive code and other miscellaneous text-based files. I'm familiar with version control(Git, Hg, and SVN) but I am wondering if there is something more suited ...
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Save webpages for offline reading on Android

I would like to be able to save webpages to my Android device for offline viewing. I tried a few programs like Offline Browser, but they didn't allow me to view webpages that require authentication. ...
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Searchable email archive (web-based)

I am looking for a web-based searchable private email archive. I administer a couple of email lists for a local organization with a few hundred members. Currently the lists are hosted on a commercial ...
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7-Zip-like software for OS X

Is there any software that can do what 7-zip for Windows does. The functionality I need is adding, editing and deleting of files without expanding the archive. Also it has to work with Java archives ...