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vinetto is a console program to extract thumbnail pictures and their metadata from Thumbs.db files, that are generated under Microsoft Windows.

vinetto can help *nix-based forensics investigators to:

  • easily preview thumbnails of deleted pictures on Windows systems;
  • obtain information (dates, path, …) about deleted pictures.

Installed size: 76 KB
How to install: sudo apt install vinetto

  • python3
  • python3-pil
  • python3-setuptools

Extract thumbnails and associated metadata from Thumbs.db files

root@kali:~# vinetto -h
usage: vinetto [-h] [--version] [-o DIR] [-H] [-U] [-q] [-s] thumbfile

Vinetto - The Thumbnail File Parser

positional arguments:
  thumbfile   an input thumbnail file, like "Thumb.db"

  -h, --help  show this help message and exit
  --version   show program's version number and exit
  -o DIR      write thumbnails to DIR
  -H          write html report to DIR (requires option -o)
  -U          use utf8 encodings
  -q          quiet output
  -s          create symlink from the the image realname to the numbered name
              in DIR/.thumbs (requires option -o)
              NOTE: A Catalog containing the realname must exist for this
                    option to produce results

--- Vinetto 0.8.0 ---
Based on the original Vinetto by Michel Roukine
Updated by Keven L. Ates
Vinetto is open source software

Updated on: 2023-Mar-08