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Maintainer: Steve Gibson
OS: Cross-platform
Genre: Disk imaging
License: GPL

The Automated Image and Restore or AIR is a GUI front-end to dd and dcfldd designed for easily creating forensic bit images.


  1. auto-detection of IDE and SCSI drives, CD-ROMs, and tape drives
  2. choice of using either dd or dcfldd
  3. image verification between source and copy via MD5 or SHA1/256/384/512
  4. image compression/decompression via gzip/bzip2
  5. image over a TCP/IP network via netcat/cryptcat
  6. supports SCSI tape drives
  7. wiping (zeroing) drives or partitions
  8. splitting images into multiple segments
  9. detailed logging with date/times and complete command-line used

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