The WARC (Web ARChive) file format is a successor to the ARC format. Specifies a method for combining multiple digital resources into an aggregate archival file together with related information.

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WARC File Format Specifications
Collection of a number of drafts prepared as the WARC format has developed.
Common Crawl data set
Description of the data set.
Digital Preservation Coalition: Web-Archiving
Report intended for those with an interest in, or responsibility for, setting up a web archive, particularly new practitioners or senior managers wishing to develop a holistic understanding of the issues and options available.
Example ARC and WARC files
Short examples of the ARC and WARC files that are generated by the Internet Archive's crawlers.
Github: example-warc-java
Java and Clojure examples for processing Common Crawl WARC files.
Github: pylibwarc
A Python library for dealing with Web ARChive (WARC) files.
Github: webarchive-commons
Common web archive utility code.
International Internet Preservation Consortium: Tools and Software
Perspectives of setting up a Web archiving chain, contains tools recommended and used by members of the IIPC.
Python library for reading and writing warc files and warc headers.
The WARC Ecosystem
Wiki with resources about the WARC format and the tools that support it.
The WARC File Format (ISO 28500)
Information, maintenance, drafts, hosted by the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
WARC Implementation Guidelines v.1
To gather advice and best practice to help institutions designing and creating WARC files for collection management, access, preservation, and interoperability with collections from different institutions.
WARC, Web ARChive file format
Format description, ISO 28500:2009. Used by archival institutions to store content harvested by web crawls, for example via use of the Heritrix harvesting tool.
Web Archive Transformation (WAT) Specification, Utilities, and Usage Overview
Utilities to extract metadata from WARC files and create data analysis reports. Terminology, using WAT and Pig for data analysis.
Web Data Commons
The project extracts structured data from the Common Crawl and provides it for public download.
Wget with WARC output
About the development version of Wget which is capable to save WARC files.
A lightweight Erlang library to write Web Archiving software. Overview, requirements, quick start, tutorial, support services, bugs reports, license and third party libraries.
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