The File Information Tool Set (FITS) identifies, validates and extracts technical metadata for a wide range of file formats. It acts as a wrapper, invoking and managing the output from several other open source tools. Output from these tools are converted into a common format, compared to one another and consolidated into a single XML output file. FITS is written in Java and is compatible with Java 1.8 or higher.

The tools used in the latest version of FITS are:

More information on currently wrapped tools: Tools

FITS is released under the GNU LGPL open source license.