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This is an overview of available tools for forensic investigators. Please click on the name of any tool for more details.

Note: This page has gotten too big and is being broken up. See:

Disk Analysis Tools

Hard Drive Firmware and Diagnostics Tools

PC-3000 from DeepSpar Data Recovery Systems
http://www.deepspar.com/products-pc-3000-drive.html
http://www.pc-3000.com/

Linux-based Tools

LINReS by NII Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
http://www.niiconsulting.com/innovation/linres.html
SMART by ASR Data
http://www.asrdata.com
Second Look: Linux Memory Forensics by Pikewerks Corporation
http://secondlookforensics.com/

Macintosh-based Tools

Macintosh Forensic Software by BlackBag Technologies, Inc.
http://www.blackbagtech.com/software_mfs.html
MacForensicsLab by Subrosasoft
MacForensicLab-Subrosasoft
Mac Marshal by ATC-NY
http://www.macmarshal.com/

Windows-based Tools

Blackthorn GPS Forensics
http://www.blackthorngps.com
BringBack by Tech Assist, Inc.
http://www.toolsthatwork.com/bringback.htm
Belkasoft Evidence Center by Belkasoft
http://www.belkasoft.com
This product makes it easy for an investigator to search, analyze and store digital evidence found in Instant Messenger histories, Internet Browser histories and Outlook mailboxes.
CD/DVD Inspector by InfinaDyne
http://www.infinadyne.com/cddvd_inspector.html
This is the only forensic-qualified tool for examinination of optical media. It has been around since 1999 and is in use by law enforcement, government and data recovery companies worldwide.
EMail Detective - Forensic Software Tool by Hot Pepper Technology, Inc
http://www.hotpepperinc.com/emd
EnCase by Guidance Software
http://www.guidancesoftware.com/
Facebook Forensic Toolkit (FFT) by Afentis Forensics
http://www.facebookforensics.com
eDiscovery toolkit to identify and clone full profiles; including wall posts, private messages, uploaded photos/tags, group details, graphically illustrate friend links, and generate expert reports.
Forensic Toolkit (FTK) by AccessData
http://www.accessdata.com/products/ftk/
HBGary Responder Professional - Windows Physical Memory Forensic Platform
http://www.hbgary.com
ILook Investigator by Elliot Spencer and U.S. Dept of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation (IRS)
http://www.ilook-forensics.org/
Mercury Indexer by MicroForensics, Inc.
http://www.MicroForensics.com/
Nuix Desktop by Nuix Pty Ltd
http://www.nuix.com
OnLineDFS by Cyber Security Technologies
http://www.cyberstc.com/
OSForensics by PassMark Software Pty Ltd
http://www.osforensics.com/
P2 Power Pack by Paraben
https://www.paraben-forensics.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=25&products_id=187
Prodiscover by Techpathways
http://www.techpathways.com/ProDiscoverWindows.htm
Proof Finder by Nuix Pty Ltd
http://www.prooffinder.com/
Safeback by NTI and Armor Forensics
http://www.forensics-intl.com/safeback.html
X-Ways Forensics by X-Ways AG
http://www.x-ways.net/forensics/index-m.html
DateDecoder by Live-Forensics
http://www.live-forensics.com/dl/DateDecoder.zip
A command line tool that decodes most encoded time/date stamps found on a windows system, and outputs the time/date in a human readable format.
RecycleReader by Live-Forensics
http://www.live-forensics.com/dl/RecycleReader.zip
A command line tool that outputs the contents of the recycle bin on XP, Vista and 7.
Dstrings by Live-Forensics
http://www.live-forensics.com/dl/Dstrings.zip
A command line tool that searches for strings in a given file. It has the ability to compare the output of those strings against a dictionary to either exclude the dictionary terms in the output or only output files that match the dictionary. It also has the ability to search for IP Addresses and URLs/Email Addresses.
Unique by Live-Forensics
http://www.live-forensics.com/dl/Unique.zip
A command line tool similar to the Unix uniq. Allows for unique string counts, as well as various sorting options.
HashUtil by Live-Forensics
http://www.live-forensics.com/dl/HashUtil.zip
HashUtil.exe will calculate MD5, SHA1, SHA256 and SHA512 hashes. It has an option that will attempt to match the hash against the NIST/ISC MD5 hash databases.
WindowsSCOPE Pro, Ultimate, Live
Comprehensive Windows Memory Forensics and Cyber Analysis, Incident Response, and Education support.
Software and hardware based acquisition with CaptureGUARD PCIe and ExpressCard
Hardware based acquisition of memory on a locked computer via CaptureGUARD Gateway
WindowsSCOPE Live provides memory analysis of Windows computers on a network from Android phones and tablets.

Open Source Tools

AFFLIB
A library for working with disk images. Currently AFFLIB supports raw, AFF, AFD, and EnCase file formats. Work to support segmented raw, iLook, and other formats is ongoing.
Autopsy
http://www.sleuthkit.org/autopsy/desc.php
Bulk Extractor
https://github.com/simsong/bulk_extractor/wiki
Bulk Extractor provides digital media triage by extracting Features from digital media.
Bulk Extractor Viewer
https://github.com/simsong/bulk_extractor/wiki/BEViewer
Bulk Extractor Viewer is a browser UI for viewing Feature data extracted using Bulk Extractor.
Digital Forensics Framework (DFF)
DFF is cross-platform and open-source, user and developers oriented. It provide many features and is very modular. Our goal is to provide a powerful framework to the forensic community, so people can use only one tool during the analysis. http://www.digital-forensic.org
foremost
http://foremost.sf.net/
Linux based file carving program
FTimes
http://ftimes.sourceforge.net/FTimes/index.shtml
FTimes is a system baselining and evidence collection tool.
gfzip
http://www.nongnu.org/gfzip/
gpart
http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76201/gpart/
Tries to guess the primary partition table of a PC-type hard disk in case the primary partition table in sector 0 is damaged, incorrect or deleted.
Hachoir
A generic framework for binary file manipulation, it supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, ext2/ext3, Linux swap, MSDOS partition header, etc. Recognize file type. Able to find subfiles (hachoir-subfile).
magicrescue
http://jbj.rapanden.dk/magicrescue/
The Open Computer Forensics Architecture
http://ocfa.sourceforge.net/
pyflag
http://code.google.com/p/pyflag/
Web-based, database-backed forensic and log analysis GUI written in Python.
Scalpel
http://www.digitalforensicssolutions.com/Scalpel/
Linux and Windows file carving program originally based on foremost.
scrounge-ntfs
http://memberwebs.com/nielsen/software/scrounge/
Sleuthkit
http://www.sleuthkit.org/
The Coroner's Toolkit (TCT)
http://www.porcupine.org/forensics/tct.html

NDA and scoped distribution tools

Enterprise Tools (Proactive Forensics)

LiveWire Investigator 2008 by WetStone Technologies
http://www.wetstonetech.com/f/livewire2008.html
P2 Enterprise Edition by Paraben
http://www.paraben-forensics.com/enterprise_forensics.html

Forensics Live CDs

Kali Linux
http://www.kali.org/
KNOPPIX
http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html
BackTrack Linux
http://www.backtrack-linux.org/

See: Forensics Live CDs

Personal Digital Device Tools

GPS Forensics

Blackthorn GPS Forensics
.XRY

PDA Forensics

Cellebrite UFED
.XRY
Paraben PDA Seizure
Paraben PDA Seizure Toolbox
PDD

Cell Phone Forensics

BitPIM
Cellebrite UFED
DataPilot Secure View
.XRY
http://www.msab.com/index
Fernico ZRT
ForensicMobile
LogiCube CellDEK
MOBILedit!
Oxygen Forensic Suite 2010
http://www.oxygen-forensic.com
Paraben's Device Seizure and Paraben's Device Seizure Toolbox
http://www.paraben-forensics.com/handheld_forensics.html
Serial Port Monitoring
TULP2G

SIM Card Forensics

Cellebrite UFED
.XRY
ForensicSIM
Paraben's SIM Card Seizure
http://www.paraben-forensics.com/handheld_forensics.html
SIMCon

Preservation Tools

Paraben StrongHold Bag
Paraben StrongHold Tent

Other Tools

Chat Sniper
http://www.alexbarnett.com/chatsniper.htm
A forensic software tool designed to simplify the process of on-scene evidence acquisition and analysis of logs and data left by the use of AOL, MSN (Live), or Yahoo instant messenger.
Computer Forensics Toolkit
http://computer-forensics.privacyresources.org
This is a collection of resources, most of which are informational, designed specifically to guide the beginner, often in a procedural sense.
Live View
http://liveview.sourceforge.net/
Live View is a graphical forensics tool that creates a VMware virtual machine out of a dd disk image or physical disk.
Parallels VM
http://www.parallels.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallels_Workstation
Microsoft Virtual PC
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/default.mspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_PC
VMware Player
http://www.vmware.com/products/player/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMware#VMware_Workstation
A free player for VMware virtual machines that will allow them to "play" on either Windows or Linux-based systems.
VMware Server
http://www.vmware.com/products/server/
The free server product, for setting up/configuring/running VMware virtual machine.Important difference being that it can run 'headless', i.e. everything in background.
Webtracer
http://www.forensictracer.com
Software for forensic analysis of internet resources (IP address, e-mail address, domain name, URL, e-mail headers, log files...)

Hex Editors

biew
http://biew.sourceforge.net/en/biew.html
Okteta
KDE's new cross-platform hex editor with features such as signature-matching
http://utils.kde.org/projects/okteta/
hexdump
...
HexFiend
A hex editor for Apple OS X
http://ridiculousfish.com/hexfiend/
Hex Workshop
A hex editor from BreakPoint Software, Inc.
http://www.bpsoft.com
khexedit
http://docs.kde.org/stable/en/kdeutils/khexedit/index.html
WinHex
Computer forensics software, data recovery software, hex editor, and disk editor from X-Ways.
http://www.x-ways.net/winhex
wxHexEditor
A Multi-OS supported, open sourced, hex and disk editor.
http://www.wxhexeditor.org
xxd
...
HexReader
Live-Forensics software that reads windows files at specified offset and length and outputs results to the console.
http://www.live-forensics.com/dl/HexReader.zip

Telephone Scanners/War Dialers

PhoneSweep
http://www.sandstorm.net/products/phonesweep/
PhoneSweep is a commercial grade multi-line wardialer used by many security auditors to run telephone line scans in their organizations. PhoneSweep Gold is the distributed-access add-on for PhoneSweep, for organizations that need to run scans remotely.