Vienna University of Technology
Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems
Information & Software Engineering Group

HOPPLA 2.0 Public Release

Digital Preservation




User guide


Feedback & Support

Limitation of Liability/Disclaimer



We are proud to announce that the first public version of Hoppla is now available. This test version should give you the opportunity to explore the functionality of Hoppla. Your feedback will be very much appreciated! Please note that the software is a research prototype and the use of Hoppla is undertaken at your own risk!

In order to have optimal logical preservation support we recommend to install OpenOffice on your host system. Other software supported by Hoppla is (PS2PDF, ImageMagic, SOX and FLAC).

Please note the Limitation of Liability/Disclamer of the software.

For more information about Hoppla visit: Hoppla Homepage


Release Date: 27.09.2010

Dissemination Level: External

Version: 2.0


  • Java Runtime Environment 1.6

Supported OS

  • Windows XP
  • Linux
  • Mac




Supported acqusistion media:

  • Hard disc
  • E-Mail (POP/IMAP)
  • SSH-Server


  • Backup (bit preservation including versioning of new objects)
  • Backup & Migration (bit and logical preservation of new objects)
  • Migration on archive (logical preservation of objects in archive)

Supported migrations:

Supported storage media:

  • Hard disc
  • SSH-Server



User Guide & FAQs

First draft of Hoppla User Guide [PDF 402 KB]
FAQs homepage      





Hoppla JAR Version 2.0 [27,5 MB]




Feedback & Support

For Feedback/Support please contact: Hoppla Development Team




Limitation of Liability/Disclaimer

Your use of Hoppla is undertaken at your risk. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, neither DME nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering Hoppla is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your  use of the Hoppla Software or the first-party and third-party services that are accessible through the Hoppla software. Without limiting the foregoing, everything within the Hoppla software is provided to you "as is," without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement.

DME does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information provided within the Hoppla software. DME and its partner are not responsible for the consequences resulting from the use of such information.

last edited 14.10.2010 by Stephan Strodl