Questions tagged [file-format]

A file format is the way a file is set up. Use this tag for recommendations on tools for managing file formats.

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Software that helps reverse-engineering a file format

I'm working on a legacy software project. The software uses a file format which is not documented. Now, I need to understand that file format, i.e. I'm reverse engineering it. There are several ...
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Tool for Automatic Removal of `using namespace`

Is there any tool to convert: #include <iostream> using namespace std; using namespace foo; using namespace bar; namespace foo { int foo_value() { return 5; } } namespace bar { const ...
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Tool for Cryptographic Message Syntax

I am looking for a software tool (preferably command line, open source and running on Linux) which is able to comprehensively handle the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) standard (formerly known as ...
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Software to parse an .ics calendar file

What software can quickly and easily perform the following task: Separate the events from a single .ics calendar file that contains multiple calendars into separate .ics files, one for each calendar. ...
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Software to create transparent GIFs?

I have to create GIFs with transparent backgrounds for a gig, I know Blender can render transparent videos with the quicktime codec, but do you know a tool to convert them to transparent GIFs? The ...
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FOSS Sketch to SVG conversion script

Is there a free and open-source script that would convert Sketch files (Sketch as in the popular Mac-only vector graphics editor) into SVG files?
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A GUI program to identify file types and fix extensions accordingly

Is there a GUI program that will allow me to determine the true file type of a given set of files and then change their extensions accordingly? The program must: Be a GUI Be able to identify a file'...
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Is there software which detects Youtube/Soundcloud audio quality/volume?

I am in the process of setting up Nightbot for use in a Twitch stream. My goal is to build a "Personal Playlist," which is a music library derived from a combination of Youtube and Soundcloud links. ...
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Software for editing JPEG files directly? [i.e. block manipulation]

In the case where a JPEG file must be edited, but without leaving the file "apparently" edited (i.e. leaving all metadata, spec-/format-ambiguities, DCT tables, etc., byte-identical to the ...
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svg 2 dxf conversion

I would like to know where I can find a reliable tool/library for conversion of svg to dxf. In between formats are also allowed as long as the dxf output is an exact replica of the svg. So that means ...
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JSon editor with schema and references

I'm looking for a Json editor that could assist someone not familiar with json (or any type of code/scripts/data formats) to generate json files following a strict structure. I looked around and found ...
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Automatically detecting and carving images from .doc, .docx and spreadsheets

I'm looking for a tool that can extract detect and extract any image format from word documents in both .doc and .docx formats for an automatic document classification use case. It is nice to just ...
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GROBID-like software for segmenting / TEI conversion of documents other than PDF

GROBID is excellent software for recognizing various human-level objects in scientific papers (converting PDF into XML containing entities like table of contents, authors, titles, sections, chapters, ...
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Appendable numeric file format?

I'm writing some remote monitoring software in Python 3. I currently gzip CSV data collected over about 8 hours for transmission to the server but I'm looking for something with lower bandwidth ...
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Line-based 3D modeler (alternative to Sketchup)

I have seen plenty of parametric 3D CAD applications, like freecad and Autodesk, but only one that is line-based (Sketchup) and thus can easily edit STL files. Are there any other line-based 3D ...
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Software to change container formats of video files (remux), in batch mode

For video transcoding, there a number of programs I use, depending on the situation. Some of the most frequent are Handbrake, mkv2vob, Multi AVCHD, and VLC However, for changing container formats, ...
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Node library to check the the user uploaded file is an actual safe image

I would like to verify that the image a user has uploaded is an actual displayable image without any crazy scripts, not just some random file or a corrupted image. How can I do this? I've looked at ...
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Forked version of Clang Format with support for dangling parenthesis?

Is there any forked version of Clang Format for Windows with support for dangling parenthesis? It's been almost 4 years and they still haven't implemented this very useful feature: https://reviews....
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Open files in different software based on file signature (not extension) in Windows

Is there any software for opening files with the same extension in different software depending on the file's signature? For example, a file with extension .pcb and file signature PCB FILE 4 should be ...
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Automatic recognizing of the proprietary files type

I would like have sw/utility/library, what is able to recognize file structures of uknown (proprietary or not so usual) file types. So I have bunch of files of some proprietary file type (some ...
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Software tool to assist me in documenting a file format

There's this file format which I want to write some documentation for. It's intended for humans, but should be specific enough so that a person could essentially parse the format (if perhaps slowly) ...
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Program to bulk handle files with invalid filenames in Windows

I used Photorec to recover the data from an external HDD that had been partially formatted for a minute or so. The data recovery was successful, but also included over 1000 files that had been ...
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What is TIDX File Format?

I just got a file from my client that has .tidx extension. He want to convert that file into PDF. I don't know which file format is this & how read it. If anyone can help me with this.