File Investigator Engine

The leading engine in file identification
All of our File Investigator products make use of the same File Investigator Computer Forensics Engine. Whether the product runs on Unix, Linux or MS Windows, its Engine was built from the same source code and supports the same features.*

How It Works
Technical background of the File Investigator Engine and a list of potential uses.

File Formats Supported
Lists of the supported file formats (or file types) and an explanation of the fields listed.

OEM API Kit
An OEM API Kit is available for incorporating this technology into your own product.

Legal Forensics Scenario
Lists the steps typically taken in a Legal Computer Forensics Case, and the products that we recommend.

Hash Code Matching vs. Our Pattern Matching
Provides statistics for comparing the efficiency of matching Hash Codes or Pattern Signatures.

* The MS Windows Engine is currently capable of extracting more metadata from MS Office files than the UNIX and Linux versions.  Forensic Innovations does not guarantee that all of the file's metadata is extracted.