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'''aimage''' (the '''advanced imager''') is an [[imaging]] tool which is part of [[AFF]].
 
'''aimage''' (the '''advanced imager''') is an [[imaging]] tool which is part of [[AFF]].
  
It can create [[AFF]] files or raw files (similar to [[dd]]) from block devices, from standard input, or from a TCP/IP network socket.
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'''aimage''' can create files in raw, AFF, AFD, or AFM formats. AFF and AFD formats can be compressed or uncompressed. [[aimage]]  can optionally compress and calculate [[MD5]] or [[SHA-1]] hash residues while the data is being copied. It has intelligent error recovery, similar to what is in [[ddrescue]].

Revision as of 14:39, 19 August 2006

aimage
Maintainer: Simson Garfinkel, Basis Technology
OS: Linux
Genre: Disk imaging
License: Original BSD license
Website: afflib.org

aimage (the advanced imager) is an imaging tool which is part of AFF.

aimage can create files in raw, AFF, AFD, or AFM formats. AFF and AFD formats can be compressed or uncompressed. aimage can optionally compress and calculate MD5 or SHA-1 hash residues while the data is being copied. It has intelligent error recovery, similar to what is in ddrescue.