About

Copyright ©: 2015-2016, MediaArea.net SARL. All Rights Reserved.

MediaConch is licensed under a GPLv3+/MPLv2+ License.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

Third party libraries

The software relies on third party libraries. Such libraries have their own license:

  • C++ standard library: libstdc++, libc++, Visual C++ library or any other C++ standard library.
  • Base classes library: ZenLib, (c) MediaArea.net SARL, originally zlib license, re-licensed under GPLv3+/MPLv2+.
  • GUI: Qt.
  • XML parser: TinyXML-2.
  • gzip decompression routine: zlib.
  • FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS: libcurl.

The Team

MediaConch project leads are:

  • Jérôme Martinez (Digital Media Specialist): technical design, implementation of the bytestream/bitstream analyzer, extraction of metadata
  • Dave Rice (Archivist): communication with memory institutions, definition of tests, documentation

Other team members are:

  • Guillaume Roques (Developer): database management, automation, performance optimization, shell
  • Florent Tribouilloy (Developer): implementation of the bytestream/bitstream analyzer, extraction of metadata, GUI development, reporting
  • Ashley Blewer (Archivist): technical writing and documentation, design and user experience optimization
  • Tessa Fallon (Archivist): community outreach and standards organization
  • Erik Piil (Archivist): technical writing and documentation, OAIS compliance support
  • Natalie Cadranel (Archivist): user experience, community support, technical writing and documentation

This project has received funding from PREFORMA, co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme