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fidentify: Determine file type using PhotoRec database

NAME

fidentify - Determine file type using PhotoRec database

SYNOPSIS

fidentify [--check] [directory|file]

fidentify --version

DESCRIPTION


fidentify identify the file type, the "extension", by using the same database than PhotoRec.
When a file or directory is specified, fidentify will output the type of file, or files under the specified directory.
If given no arguments, fidentify will output type of files under current directory.
fidentify is similar to file(1).

OPTIONS

--check
check the file format like PhotoRec does by default

AUTHOR

PhotoRec 7.0, Data Recovery Utility, April 2015
Christophe GRENIER <grenier [at] cgsecurity.org>
http://www.cgsecurity.org

SEE ALSO

photorec(8),testdisk(8),file(1)