Tools Overview

As an overview, some of the tools and utilities provided to members include:

  • tag_creatorA graphical user Interface (GUI) utility that can be used to create, do some basic validation and digitally sign SWID tags
  • A command line utility that:
    • Validates SWID tags against registered data sets to ensure normalization
    • Ensures  that all expected data elements for a certification level are included in the SWID tag file
    • Ensures  that data values match registered values
    • Applies digitally signatures and time stamps to the SWID  tag
  • A SWID tag validation utility (this is a publicly available utility) that validates the digitally signed and times stamped data values

These utilities are  part of the benefit an organization receives by becoming a member.


If your organization creates, distributes or manages SWID tags, consider joining