This site is the homepage of the Metadata Interrogator and the Image Interrogator.
Tools specifically designed for law enforcement, investigators and counter-fraud agents.

Metadata Interrogator

The Metadata Interrogator (MI) is a portable, offline tool for quickly analysing EXIF, XMP, IPTC and other metadata from files. The goal is to try to scrape absolutely any metadata available from any type of file, and provide enhanced functionality for investigators.

Features:

  • Grabs any and all possible metadata from a wide range of files.
  • Graphical User Interface.
  • Completely portable.
  • Offline GPS resolving (as of version 0.2).
  • Flags potential items of interest (photoshopping, named file author etc.)
  • Full set of data tools (subtables, plotting, aggregating etc.)
  • Timeline and file comparison tools (as of version 0.4).
  • Easy to export data for further analysis/report

Metadata Interrogator in action

Download it for free here:
Windows: Metadata Interrogator v0.7 (.exe hosted on Github)

MI is free for personal use although I appreciate donations. If you want to use this for commercial use or in an organisation, please get in touch via the contact page.

Image Interrogator

A lightweight, offline tool for the inspection and visual analysis of images. This tool was designed for investigators, customer verification agents and counter-fraud specialists to quickly identify visual anomalies in an image.

Features:

  • Error Level Analysis.
  • Basic Metadata analysis.
  • Basic Image adjustments (hue, contrast, brightness etc.)
  • Image filters (sharpening, edge detection etc.)
  • Works completely offline.
  • Completely portable.

image interrogator screenshot
Image Interrogator in action

Download it for free here:
Windows: Image Interrogator v0.2 (hosted on Github)

II is free for personal use although I appreciate donations. If you want to use this for commercial use or in an organisation, please get in touch via the contact page.

News

  • Image Interrogator – v0.2 released! - This release has mainly been about smartening up the interface as sometimes it would get thrown off by certain size images, too much metadata, too little metadata and pretty much anything else. Made the interface not overlap, and not panic so much when it gets very large or small images.Added a rough image resize ability […]
  • Image Interrogator v0.1 Released - I’ve been relatively quiet for the last few months, and that’s because I’ve been working on a completely new tool for analysing images. This aims to be a much leaner, lightweight tool for those that just need to quickly analyse an image for obvious manipulation. Get it here: Windows: Image Interrogator v0.1 (hosted on Github) […]
  • v0.7 released! - It’s been a while but here’s a new release! I’ve added in a new passport MRZ resolver as it’s been quite a requested function – most of the ones available are online only and whilst I’m sure they don’t scrape any data, it’s always good to be careful. IPTC and PDF metadata was a little […]
  • Interview on Forensic Focus - I’ve recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Forensic Focus! Have a read of the interview at the link below: https://forensicfocus.com/c/aid=309/interviews/2019/benjamin-creator-of-metadata-interrogator/
  • Social Engineering – basically just fraud. - I’ve been doing Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) gathering professionally for quite a while now – back from the days where it was just a GeoCities check to see if the subject had been ridiculous enough to create a page dedicated to their criminal enterprise (surprisingly/unsurprisingly, this was very common). However, I’ve only recently shuffled my […]