guymager – forensic imager for media acquisition

guymager is a forensic imaging tool based on Qt.

The forensic imager contained in this package, guymager, was designed to support different image file formats, to be most user-friendly and to run fast. It has a high speed multi-threaded engine using parallel compression for best performance on multi-processor and hyper-threading machines.

The application is based on libewf and libguytools. Guymager is included in many popular distributions.

Features include:

  • Fast due to multi-threaded, pipelined design and multi-threaded data compression.
  • Easy user interface available in different languages.
  • Makes full usage of multi-processor machines. The internal structure is based on separate threads for reading, MD5 calculation, writing and includes a parallelised compression engine. This makes full use of multi-processor and hyper-threading machines.
  • Generates flat (dd), EWF (E01) and AFF images, supports disk cloning.
  • Extended acquisition info file.

Support: Wiki
Developer: Guy Voncken
License: GNU GPL


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