Format Identification for Digital Objects (FIDO)
Format Identification for Digital Objects (fido).
FIDO is a command-line tool to identify the file formats of digital objects.
It is designed for simple integration into automated work-flows.
Download and resources
Author: Adam Farquhar (BL), 2010
Maintainer: Maurice de Rooij (OPF/NANETH), 2011, 2012, 2013
FIDO uses the UK National Archives (TNA) PRONOM File Format and Container descriptions.
PRONOM is available from http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pronom/