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Samvera Hyrax

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Samvera Hyrax serves as a highly accessible front-end for the Samvera framework. Developed as a Ruby on Rails application, it provides a user-focused platform that makes browsing and managing Fedora-based digital repositories simple and efficient.

Samvera - a vibrant and welcoming community developing repository software tools
Samvera™ is a vibrant and welcoming community of information and technology professionals who share challenges, build expertise, and create sustainable, best-in-class solutions, making the world’s digital collections accessible now and into the future. Samvera’s suite of repository software tools of…


Key features of Samvera Hyrax include its robust framework that both simplifies and enhances the management of digital assets. Users can easily browse through vast Fedora-based repositories, making it an invaluable tool for content curators and managers. The software is built with user-friendly functions and controls, allowing users of different technical abilities to navigate with ease.

Moreover, Samvera Hyrax is part of the larger Samvera community project, benefiting from collective development efforts which consistently introduce improvements and updates. Its integration within this wider project means it remains at the forefront of emerging digital repository technologies, always offering its users the most advanced tools available.

With 167 GitHub stars and the latest commit on 2023-07-28 the project looks healthy.