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{{Infobox_Software |
 
{{Infobox_Software |
 
   name = libpff |
 
   name = libpff |
   maintainer = [[Joachim Metz]], [[David Loveall]] |
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   maintainer = [[Joachim Metz]] |
 
   os = [[Linux]], [[FreeBSD]], [[NetBSD]], [[OpenBSD]], [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] |
 
   os = [[Linux]], [[FreeBSD]], [[NetBSD]], [[OpenBSD]], [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] |
 
   genre = {{Analysis}} |
 
   genre = {{Analysis}} |
 
   license = {{LGPL}} |
 
   license = {{LGPL}} |
   website = [http://libpff.sourceforge.net libpff.sourceforge.net] |
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   website = [http://code.google.com/p/libpff/ code.google.com/p/libpff/] |
 
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The '''libpff''' package contains [[Linux]] based library and applications to read PST, OST and PAB files.
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The '''libpff''' package contains a library and tools to read the [[Personal Folder File (PAB, PST, OST)]] format.
  
It has been ported to other platforms like [[FreeBSD]] [[NetBSD]] [[OpenBSD]] [[Mac OS X]] and [[Windows]] as well.
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== Features ==
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Libpff is a cross-platform shared library that support PST, OST and PAB files. Currently the data in PAB files is only partially supported.
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Support was added to deal with corrupted files and to recover data.
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== Tools ==
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The '''libpff''' package contains the following tools:
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* '''pffexport''', which exports the items stored in PAB, PST and OST (PFF) files
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* '''pffinfo''', which shows information about PFF files.
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'''pffrecover''', has been replaced by '''pffexport -m recovered'''
  
 
== History ==  
 
== History ==  
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Libpff was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2008, while working for [http://en.hoffmannbv.nl/ Hoffmann Investigations].
 
Libpff was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2008, while working for [http://en.hoffmannbv.nl/ Hoffmann Investigations].
  
Libpff is a rewrite of earlier work on the PST file format by the [http://www.five-ten-sg.com/libpst/ libpst project]. Libpff was updated to be a shared library and support the OST and PAB files.
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Libpff is a rewrite of earlier work on the PST file format by the [[libpst|libpst project]].
  
Currently libpff partially supports the data in PAB files.
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== See Also ==
 
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* [[Personal Folder File (PAB, PST, OST)]]
== Tools ==  
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* [[libpst]]
The '''libpff''' package contains the following tools:
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* '''pffexport''', which exports the items stored in PAB, PST and OST (PFF) files
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* '''pffinfo''', which shows information about PFF files.
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* '''pffrecover''', which exports recovered items stored in PAB, PST and OST (PFF) files
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
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* [http://code.google.com/p/libpff/ Project site]
* [http://libpff.sourceforge.net libpfff project site]
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* [https://sourceforge.net/projects/libpff/ Old project site]

Revision as of 02:11, 26 August 2012

libpff
Maintainer: Joachim Metz
OS: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: Analysis
License: LGPL
Website: code.google.com/p/libpff/

The libpff package contains a library and tools to read the Personal Folder File (PAB, PST, OST) format.

Contents

Features

Libpff is a cross-platform shared library that support PST, OST and PAB files. Currently the data in PAB files is only partially supported. Support was added to deal with corrupted files and to recover data.

Tools

The libpff package contains the following tools:

  • pffexport, which exports the items stored in PAB, PST and OST (PFF) files
  • pffinfo, which shows information about PFF files.

pffrecover, has been replaced by pffexport -m recovered

History

Libpff was created by Joachim Metz in 2008, while working for Hoffmann Investigations.

Libpff is a rewrite of earlier work on the PST file format by the libpst project.

See Also

External Links