Online TrID File Identifier is a simple online web application that helps to identify unknown file (any binary file) and provide details about that file. Based on binary structure of a file, this free file identifier provides you results. Although it is used for binary files identification, but it works well with all kind of files (Text/ASCII, image files, etc.). It can show details about file extension, file type, definition (stored in its database) of file type, matching percentage (how much percentage of file matches with file extension), and a related URL to understand more about file type. Output result will help you to give an idea about that unknown file, which you may or may not be aware of.
Note: This online version of TrID File Identifier is useful to quickly know about an unknown file. However, if you have a confidential file or large file to investigate in offline mode, then you could also download desktop version of this utility.
Features Present In This Online File Identifier:
- A helpful file identifier that lets you quickly identify any unknown file (specially binary files).
- File type, file extension, file type’s definition, definition author name, and related URL to learn more about that particular file type is shown in identification results.
- No sign up is required to use this online application.
- Just few mouse clicks are needed to get the results.
- Completely free.
How To Use This Free File Identifier?
Go to its homepage where you can upload file from your PC. Homepage link of this free online application is present at the end of this review. Use Choose File button and tap on Analyze button to upload and start investigation about that file.
Analysis process and output will depend on file size. The uploaded file is compared with definitions present in the database, for best possibility. Once the analysis is completed, identification results will be in front of you. In results, you could easily find out file type as well as file extension for that file. Not only that, file types definition provided by authors will also be available for you. For any further reference about file type, a related URL can be used. See the screenshot below:
Online TrID File Identifier comes in handy when someone has sent you an unknown file in email or you downloaded a file that you are not aware of. With this simple yet effective online application, it will be an easy task for you to identify that file.
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