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MagicFileIdentifier allows to identify documents and files.
It knows the 'magic number' of several thousands of file types, and so allows binary or text file identification.
MagicFileIdentifier allow to do the search for files, directory and also Windows executable (PE) resources.
It provides Drag and Drop capabilities and Windows shell integration
Magic File Identifier is a Windows GUI implementation of the Unix file command.
 
Last Update :   July 13 2021
Version :   1.1.0
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Compatibility :   Windows / Wine (Linux /Unix)
License :   Freeware
Status : 
 Maintained / Improvements if required Improvement Request 
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Magic File Identifier

Magic File Identifier
Summary

MagicFileIdentifier allows to identify documents and files.
It knows the 'magic number' of several thousands of file types, and so allows binary or text file identification.
MagicFileIdentifier allow to do the search for files, directory and also Windows executable (PE) resources.
It provides Drag and Drop capabilities and Windows shell integration
Magic File Identifier is a Windows GUI implementation of the Unix file command.

Magic File Identifier is a Freeware


Contents

   - Toolbar
   - Statusbar

Toolbar
Select files to identify
Select directory whose content will be identified
Include subdirectories when parsing directory
Allow to configure the files filters for directory parsing
Identify resources of windows executables or dll (PE resources)
Enable or disable report of specified executable resources types
Display all the patterns that match a file. If not checked, only the best pattern result is shown
Specify the database to use
Reload the current database. Notice : When a change is done in the database (pattern addition or change) you need to reload the database
List the current database content
Verify a database
Compile a database
The search done in the results list will be done as a regular expression search (Applies to "String Search" field content)
Do a text search in the results list
Search next matching item in the result list
Search previous matching item in the result list
Display options dialog
Show help
Check for software update
Report Bug to author
Display about dialog



Statusbar
Statusbar provides current operation status. It allows to cancel the current operation
Cancel current Operation
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MagicFileIdentifier : It knows the 'magic number' of several thousands of file types, and so allows binary or text file identification. MagicFileIdentifier allow to do the search for files, directory and also Windows executable (PE) resources. It provides Drag and Drop capabilities and Windows shell integrationMagicFileIdentifier: MagicFileIdentifier allows to identify documents and files. It is a Windows GUI implementation of the Unix File command