Todd Denniston wrote: > Dave Stevens wrote, On 11/10/2008 04:56 PM: >> Hello All, >> >> I am trying to recover .jpgs that were on a SATA drive that was >> formatted by mistake. No backup of course. Foremost has done a >> wonderful job of recovering several tens of thousands of files. >> Unfortunately many of them are either irrelevant (cached web >> fragments, etc.) or damaged. The most common type of damage is shown >> when trying to view them in Nautilus, when I get a message saying, >> "unsupported marker type." >> >> It seems about 30% - 40% of the files recovered are damaged in this way. >> > > Assuming that all the data is really there but you have extra on the > end, then you might be able to use convert to read the input and only > output picture data. > > identify might be able to help you sort images from not images, and > corruption. > >> They aren't my images and I am not able to gauge what is worthwhile or >> not but I would like to do some triage by only considering those of a >> certain minimum size (easy to do) and not damaged (no idea.) >> >> So does anyone know of a program I can use to only copy files that are >> not damaged? I can sort out the teenies, but don't see how to proceed >> after that. > > man ImageMagick > man identify > man convert > > > I wounder if Jpeg Rescue would help in this case? http://codesink.org/recover.html Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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