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     ewfexport — exports media data stored in EWF files


     ewfexport [-A codepage] [-b number_of_sectors] [-B number_of_bytes] [-c compression_values]
               [-d digest_type] [-f format] [-l log_filename] [-o offset]
               [-p process_buffer_size] [-S segment_file_size] [-t target] [-hqsuvVwx] ewf_files


     ewfexport is a utility to export media data stored in EWF files.

     ewfexport is part of the libewf package.  libewf is a library to access the Expert Witness
     Compression Format (EWF).

     ewf_files the first or the entire set of EWF segment files

     The options are as follows:

     -A codepage
             the codepage of header section, options: ascii (default), windows-874, windows-932,
             windows-936, windows-949, windows-950, windows-1250, windows-1251, windows-1252,
             windows-1253, windows-1254, windows-1255, windows-1256, windows-1257 or windows-1258

     -b number_of_sectors
             the number of sectors to read at once (per chunk), options: 16, 32, 64 (default),
             128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192, 16384 or 32768

     -B number_of_bytes
             the number of bytes to export

     -c compression_values
             specify the compression values as: level or method:level compression method options:
             deflate (default), bzip2 (bzip2 is only supported by EWF2 formats) compression level
             options: none (default), empty-block, fast or best

     -d digest_type
             calculate additional digest (hash) types besides md5, options: sha1 (not used for
             raw and files formats)

     -f format
             the output format to write to, options: raw (default), files (restricted to logical
             volume files), ewf, smart, ftk, encase1, encase2, encase3, encase4, encase5,
             encase6, encase7, encase7-v2, linen5, linen6, linen7, ewfx.

     -h      shows this help

     -l log_filename
             logs export errors and the digest (hash) to the log filename

     -o offset
             the offset to start the export (default is 0)

     -p process_buffer_size
             the process buffer size (default is the chunk size)

     -s      swap byte pairs of the media data (from AB to BA) (use this for big to little endian
             conversion and vice versa)

     -S segment_file_size
             the segment file size in bytes (default is 1.4 GiB) (minimum is 1.0 MiB, maximum is
             7.9 EiB for raw, encase6 and encase7 format and 1.9 GiB for other formats) (not used
             for files format)

     -t target
             the target file to export to, use - for stdout (default is export) stdout is only
             supported for the raw format

     -u      unattended mode (disables user interaction)

     -v      verbose output to stderr

     -V      print version

     -w      zero sectors on checksum error (mimic EnCase like behavior)

     -x      use the chunk data instead of the buffered read and write functions.






     ewfexport will ask the information it needs.

     # ewfexport floppy.E01
     ewfexport 20120805

     Information for export required, please provide the necessary input
     Export to format (raw, files, ewf, smart, ftk, encase1, encase2, encase3, encase4, encase5, encase6, encase7, encase7-v2, linen5, linen6, linen7, ewfx) [raw]:
     Target path and filename without extension or - for stdout: floppy
     Evidence segment file size in bytes (1.0 MiB <= value <= 7.9 EiB) [1.4 GiB]:
     Start export at offset (0 <= value <= 1474560) [0]:
     Number of bytes to export (0 <= value <= 1474560) [1474560]:

     Export started at: Sun Aug  5 19:19:40 2012

     This could take a while.

     Status: at 2%.
             exported 32 kB (32768 bytes) of total 1.4 MiB (1474560 bytes).


     Status: at 100%.
             exported 1.4 MiB (1474560 bytes) of total 1.4 MiB (1474560 bytes).
             completion in 1 second(s) with 1 MiB/s (1474560 bytes/second).

     Export completed at: Sun Aug  5 19:19:41 2012

     Written: 1.4 MiB (1474560 bytes) in 1 second(s) with 1 MiB/s (1474560 bytes/second).
     MD5 hash calculated over data:          ae1ce8f5ac079d3ee93f97fe3792bda3


     Errors, verbose and debug output are printed to stderr when verbose output -v is enabled.
     Verbose and debug output are only printed when enabled at compilation.


     Please report bugs of any kind to <> or on the project website:


     These man pages were written by Kees Mastwijk.

     Alterations for distribution have been made by Joachim Metz.


     Copyright 2006-2014, Joachim Metz <>.

     This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even


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