Software

The Digital Projects Unit uses a variety of digitization software in daily operations.  The software tools listed below are generally available tools and are not directly tied to a single scanner or processing platform. Click the software name for more information.

ABBYY Fine Reader

Software Manufacturer: ABBYY

How we use it: Edit, convert, and compare PDFs and scans with All-in-one Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and PDF software application.

URL: https://www.abbyy.com/en-us/finereader/

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC 2017)

Software Manufacturer: Adobe

How we use it: Image and document editing suite. Apps and services for video, design, photography, and the web.

URL: https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud.html

Adobe Flash Builder

Software Manufacturer: Adobe

How we use it: Development environment using the ActionScript® language and the open source Flex framework.

URL: https://www.adobe.com/products/flash-builder-family.html

Airtable

Software Manufacturer: Airtable

How we use it: Spreadsheet-database interface we use to track social media posts and other projects.

URL: https://airtable.com/

Aleph

Software Manufacturer: Ex Libris

How we use it: Cataloging procedures and policies used by the Cataloging and Discovery Services Department, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida

URL: https://exlibrisgroup.com/products/aleph-integrated-library-system/

Audacity

Software Manufacturer: Audacity

How we use it: Multi track audio editor and recorder.

URL: https://www.audacityteam.org/

BookDrive Capture Pro

Software Manufacturer: Atiz Innovation Co.

How we use it: Dual camera control software used to capture and manage images acquired with ATIZ cradle scanners.

URL: https://www.atiz.com/bookdrive-capture/

Canon EOS Utility

Software Manufacturer: Canon U.S.A.

How we use it: Application used to communicate with Canon EOS cameras. Functions include downloading and displaying images, remote shooting, and camera control for each setting.

URL: https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/self-help-center/eos-utility

Capture One

Software Manufacturer: Phase One

How we use it: Image processing software used to communicate with Phase One IQ280 camera back. Functions include exporting and displaying images, remote shooting, and camera control for each setting.

URL: https://www.captureone.com/en/

CapturePerfect 3.1

Software Manufacturer: Canon U.S.A.

How we use it: Image retrieval system that enables the computer to capture and edit images acquired with the Canon Document Scanner

URL: https://web.archive.org/web/20200118032129/http://www.imsimaging.com/products/canon-scanners/capture-perfect

EPSON Scan

Software Manufacturer: Epson America, Inc.

How we use: Application control panel used during the capture of photos and documents.

URL: https://epson.com/Support/Scanners/Expression-Series/Epson-Expression-10000XL—Graphic-Arts/s/SPT_E10000XL-GA

FreeCommander XE

Software Manufacturer: Marek Jasinski

How we use it: Alternative to the standard windows file manager.

URL: https://freecommander.com/en/summary/

GoldenThread

Software Manufacturer: Image Science Associates

How we use it: Tool to communicate image quality standards within the digital archiving industry. Measures scanning machines’ performance, allowing for quality control of digitization workflow.

URL: http://www.imagescienceassociates.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=ISA001&Category_Code=GT

Handbrake

Software Manufacturer: The HandBrake Team

How we use it: Tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.

URL: https://handbrake.fr/

IIRISA

Software Manufacturer: IImage Retrieval

How we use it: Production application for i2S CopiBook scanners

URL: https://www.iiri.com/iirisa

LIMB Processing

Software Manufacturer: IImage Retrieval

How we use it: Image processing software dedicated to digitization of documents, while also adding structural metadata

URL: https://www.limbsuite.com/products

MAIstro

Software Manufacturer: Access Innovations

How we use it: Provides the environment for building and editing taxonomies used for machine aided subject indexing projects across UFDC aggregations.

URL: https://www.accessinn.com/data-harmony/

MarcEdit

Software Manufacturer: MarcEdit Development

How we use it: Metadata editing software suite primarily used to manipulate MARC records

URL: https://marcedit.reeset.net/about-marcedit

Macro Express

Software Manufacturer: Insight Software Solutions, Inc.

How we use it: Record, edit and play mouse and keyboard macros

URL: https://www.macros.com/

Microsoft Office

Software Manufacturer: Microsoft

How we use it: Collection of software that includes programs, servers, services, and solutions for various office purposes.

URL: https://products.office.com/en-us/explore-office-for-home

Nikon Camera Control Pro 2

Software Manufacturer: Nikon Corporation

How we use it: Software used to remotely control most functions of Nikon digital SLRs from a computer. Functions include downloading and displaying images, remote shooting, and camera control for each setting.

URL: https://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/software/control_pro2/

Nikon Scan 4.0

Software Manufacturer: Nikon Corporation

How we use it: Application control panel used to control Nikon film scanners from a computer.

URL: https://www.nikonimgsupport.com/eu/BV_article?articleNo=000042176&configured=1&lang=en_GB

OCLC

Software Manufacturer: OCLC

How we use it: Global library cooperative, supports thousands of libraries in making information more accessible and more useful to people around the world.

URL: https://www.oclc.org/en/home.html

Office Visio

Software Manufacturer: Microsoft

How we use it: Software used in the creation of flowcharts, diagrams, org charts, floor plans, engineering designs, etc.

URL: https://products.office.com/en-us/visio/flowchart-software

OpenRefine

Software Manufacturer: Google

How we use it: Tool for working with and cleaning data, transforming it from one format into another; and extending it with web services and external data.

URL: http://openrefine.org/

Oxygen XML Editor

Software Manufacturer: SyncRO Soft SRL

How we use it: XML authoring, development and collaboration.

URL: https://www.oxygenxml.com/

ScanTailor

Software Manufacturer: Community built freeware via GitHub, by Nate Craun

How we use it: Interactive post-processing tool for digitized items with operations such as page splitting, deskewing, and adding/removing borders.

URL: https://scantailor.org/

Sinar eShutter Control

Software Manufacturer: Sinar

How we use it: Remote control app with integrated micro-processors used to control the large format setup electronic shutter

URL: https://sinar.swiss/products/software/

SMaRT Tool

Software Manufacturer:

How we use it: Internal tool used to ingest metadata, allowing users to discover online resources through semantic and full-text searches

URL: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00017119/00029

Stream Catcher

Software Manufacturer: HREF Tools Corp

How we use it: Rule-based ISAPI web server enhancement that allows a webmaster to selectively detect, manipulate and analyze incoming HTTP requests

URL: https://www.streamcatcher.com/productinfo.htm

VLC Media Player

Software Manufacturer: VideoLAN

How we use it: Portable, cross-platform media player and streaming media server

URL: https://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Windows DVD Maker

Software Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation

How we use it: Creates DVD

URL: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/search?q=DVD+maker

Zotero

Software Manufacturer: Corporation for Digital Scholarship and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

How we use it: Collect, organize, cite and share research

URL: https://www.zotero.org/