Open sustainable digital preservation We are a global not-for-profit membership organisation working to advance shared standards and solutions for the long-term preservation of digital content.

Explore our open source digital preservation toolset, our member-led development approach, and what’s coming up in our next releases.

A format identification, validation, and characterisation tool

An industry supported PDF/A validator

A command-line tool for file format identification

A validator and feature extractor for JP2 images

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Find out what’s new in the OPF community. Read about our latest product releases, membership news and more.

Discover a wealth of resources to support you on your digital preservation journey. 

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People

OPF Team

Our small team brings together strategic, technical and creative talent. Get to know who we are and how we can help you.

Julie Allen

Executive Director

Carl Wilson

Technical Lead

Charlotte Armstrong

Content Manager

Darren Dignam

Systems  Administrator

Georgia Moppett

Community Officer

Helena Watson

Marketing Officer

Lana Emerson

Office Manager

Board of Directors

Our board represents the voice of our members and plays an important role in shaping the future of the Foundation.

Anna De Sousa

 The National Archives UK

Yannick Grandcolas

Bibliothèque nationale de France

Micky Lindlar

Technische Informationsbibliothek

Max Kaiser

 Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

Peter May

(Deputy Chair) British Library

Paul Stokes

Jisc

Jeffrey van der Hoeven

Koninklijke Bibliotheek

 Remco van Veenendaal

Nationaal Archief