CAPS data file analysis tool


The CAPS server uses the RIFF file format for data archiving. The rifftool may be used to analyse the RIFF container, check data integrity, print record statistics and meta data, and to extract raw data stored in the files. The output depends on the selected dump mode and is written to stdout.

Command-Line Options

rifftool [options] mode file

Mode is one of: check, chunks, data, index, gaps, overlaps, records

Check Assertions


Assert data file contains no gaps.


Assert no overlaps in data file.


Assert no data type changes among records of same data file.


Assert no sampling rate change among records of same data file.