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The '''Excel Spreadsheet (XLSX) file format''' has the '''.xlsb''' extension. This file type originates from [[Microsoft Excel]]. However, other spreadsheet software can be used to display these files as well. These include:
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{{Infobox_Software |
* [[OpenOffice]] (probably as of version 3)
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  name = libewf |
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  maintainer = [[Joachim Metz]], [[David Loveall]] |
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  os = [[Linux]], [[FreeBSD]], [[NetBSD]], [[OpenBSD]], [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] |
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  genre = [[File type support]] |
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  license = [[LGPL]] |
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  website = [http://libewf.sourceforge.net libewf.sourceforge.net] |
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}}
  
== MIME types ==
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The '''libewf''' package contains [[Linux]] based library and applications to read and write EnCase E0* and SMART s0* storage media bitstream copies.
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It has been ported to other platforms like [[FreeBSD]] [[NetBSD]] [[OpenBSD]] [[Mac OS X]] and [[Windows]] as well.
  
== File signature ==
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== History ==  
  
[[Microsoft Excel]] spreadsheets of version 2007 are stored in a [[ZIP archive]] file. These files therefore have the ZIP file signature
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Libewf was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2006, while working for [http://en.hoffmannbv.nl/ Hoffmann Investigations].
  
== See Also==
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Libewf is a rewrite of earlier work on the EnCase 4 file format by [[Michael Cohen]] part of [[PyFlag]] and the [http://www.asrdata.com/SMART/whitepaper.html Expert Witness Compression Format Specification] by [Andrew Rosen]. It has been updated to read and write EnCase version 1 to 6 E01 files and SMART s01 files (EWF files). Libewf has initiated an Extended EWF (EWF-X) specifications to bypass limitations on the format imposed by EnCase.
  
[[Excel Spreadsheet (XLS)]]
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Currently libewf partially supports the EnCase L01 format but this functionality has been disabled.
[[Excel Spreadsheet (XLSB)]]
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[[Category:File Formats]]
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In 2007 [[David Loveall]] contributed mount_ewf.py to the libewf project. This application allows a [[fuse]] based mount of the storage media data in the EWF files to be mounted.
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== Tools ==
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The '''libewf''' package contains the following tools:
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* '''ewfacquire''' and '''ewfacquire''' , which writes storage media data from a device handle EWF files.
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* '''ewfexport''', which exports storage media data in a set of E01 or s01 files to raw (dd) format or a specific version of EWF files.
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* '''ewfinfo''', which shows the metadata in EWF files.
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* '''ewfverify''', which verifies the storage media data in EWF files.
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* '''mount_ewf.py''', which allows the storage media data in a EWF files to be mounted.
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[[Dennis Schreiber]] created a menu based interface for ewfacquirestream called pyEWF. However this seems currently not to be maintained.
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== External Links ==
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* [http://libewf.sourceforge.net libewf project site]
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* [https://www.uitwisselplatform.nl/projects/libewf/ old libewf project site]

Revision as of 06:13, 31 January 2009

libewf
Maintainer: Joachim Metz, David Loveall
OS: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: File type support
License: LGPL
Website: libewf.sourceforge.net

The libewf package contains Linux based library and applications to read and write EnCase E0* and SMART s0* storage media bitstream copies. It has been ported to other platforms like FreeBSD NetBSD OpenBSD Mac OS X and Windows as well.

History

Libewf was created by Joachim Metz in 2006, while working for Hoffmann Investigations.

Libewf is a rewrite of earlier work on the EnCase 4 file format by Michael Cohen part of PyFlag and the Expert Witness Compression Format Specification by [Andrew Rosen]. It has been updated to read and write EnCase version 1 to 6 E01 files and SMART s01 files (EWF files). Libewf has initiated an Extended EWF (EWF-X) specifications to bypass limitations on the format imposed by EnCase.

Currently libewf partially supports the EnCase L01 format but this functionality has been disabled.

In 2007 David Loveall contributed mount_ewf.py to the libewf project. This application allows a fuse based mount of the storage media data in the EWF files to be mounted.

Tools

The libewf package contains the following tools:

  • ewfacquire and ewfacquire , which writes storage media data from a device handle EWF files.
  • ewfexport, which exports storage media data in a set of E01 or s01 files to raw (dd) format or a specific version of EWF files.
  • ewfinfo, which shows the metadata in EWF files.
  • ewfverify, which verifies the storage media data in EWF files.
  • mount_ewf.py, which allows the storage media data in a EWF files to be mounted.

Dennis Schreiber created a menu based interface for ewfacquirestream called pyEWF. However this seems currently not to be maintained.

External Links