Tag: conformance check

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PREFORMA Plenary Meeting held in Pisa

PREFORMA partners met in Pisa on 8-9 October 2015 to discuss the current status of the project and to plan the next steps. The meeting was hosted by the Scuola Normale Superiore and it was held jointly with the Cloud Forward 2015 Conference organised by the H2020 HOLA CLOUD project and in friendship with the Internet Festival 2015. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Open Source Portal launched!

The first intermediate releases of the PREFORMA conformance checkers are now available for download on the Open Source Portal section of the PREFORMA website. Join the community to help us shaping our future memory standards! Continue reading


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veraPDF consortium issues first public software release

The first public prototype of veraPDF’s validation software has been released. veraPDF is developing the definitive open source, file-format validator for all parts and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). The software is designed to meet the needs of memory institutions responsible for preserving digital content for the long term. Continue reading


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Join us in testing and improving the conformance checkers

PREFORMA is looking for memory institutions willing to be involved in testing the open source conformance checkers which are currently under development, by checking the process of the conformity tests with your own files and by considering your requirements for the technical iterations. Join us! Continue reading


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Initial release of MediaConch now available

Part of the PREFORMA project, MediaConch (Media Conformance Checker) consists of a suite of tools and features to enable comprehensive control, testing, and modification of select archival audiovisual formats, specifically Matroska, lossless FFV1, and LPCM. Continue reading


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PREFORMA at the Study Visit of the Leonardo da Vinci Project

On 12th of May 2015, Sònia Oliveras from the Municipal Archive of Girona presented PREFORMA at the Study Visit of the Leonardo da Vinci Project in Girona. This study visit was developed through several workshops about digitalisation, publication in Europeana and digital preservation. Continue reading


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Presentation of the results of the first design phase

On March 6th 2015, the six suppliers who are currently working in the first design phase of the PREFORMA PCP project presented to the PREFORMA Consortium and to the external experts of the Evaluation Committee the results of their work. Stay tuned on our Open Source Portal! Continue reading


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Results of the PREFORMA CfT published!

Here are the names of the suppliers who have been awarded a contract with PREFORMA to develop an open-source toolset for conformance checking of digital files (texts, images and AV), intended for long-term preservation in memory institutions. Continue reading