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README.md

Forensic Version Checker

Script that checks for available updates for the most commonly used Digital Forensics tools.

FVC screenshot

CLI interface

Supported tools

  • Arsenal Image Mounter
  • Atola TaskForce
  • Autopsy
  • AVML
  • AXIOM
  • Belkasoft Evidence Center
  • BlackLight
  • CAINE
  • CyberChef
  • DEFT
  • ElcomSoft iOS Forensic Toolkit
  • EnCase
  • ExifTool
  • Eric Zimmerman's Forensic Tools
  • Forensic Email Collector
  • Forensic Explorer
  • Forensic Falcon Neo
  • F-Response
  • FTK
  • FTK Imager
  • hashcat
  • HstEx
  • IREC
  • iVe
  • Kali
  • LiME
  • MacQuisition
  • MobilEdit
  • Mount Image Pro
  • NetAnalysis
  • NirSoft Launcher
  • NSRL hash list
  • OSForensics
  • Oxygen Forensic Detective
  • Paraben E3
  • Passware
  • Physical Analyzer
  • The Sleuth Kit
  • TZWorks
  • UFED 4PC
  • USB Detective
  • VeraCrypt
  • XAMN
  • X-Ways

If your favorite tool is missing, feel free to open an Issue and provide me with a link to that tool's website.

Dependencies

You can install the dependencies with:

pip3 install -r requirements.txt

or individually with:

pip3 install tabulate
pip3 install grequests
pip3 install beautifulsoup4
pip3 install tkScrolledFrame

Tested with Python 3.7 under

  • Windows 10
  • Ubuntu WSL (requires X server, e.g. Xming)
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • macOS Mojave
  • Pythonista iOS app (use the fvc_pythonista.py script)

You can create the following shortcut to launch FVC on Windows without having the Python console displayed (GUI-only mode).

FVC shortcut

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