ripole(1) extracts attachments from OLE2 data files (ie, MS Office docs).


ripole -i <ole2_file> -d <directory> [--save-unknown-streams] [--version|-V] [--verbose|-v] [--debug] [--help|-h]


ripole is a small program/library designed to pull out attachments from OLE2 data files.

It can handle most of Microsoft Office documents like "doc" (Word), "xls" (Excel) or "ppt" (Powerpoint).


-i <ole2_file>
Input OLE2 file (usually any Microsoft Office document).
-d <directory>
Extract attachments to <directory>.
Extract unknown attachements too.
--version, -V
Print ripOLE version.
--verbose, -v
Print verbose output.
Print debugging informations.
--help, -h
Show this help.


ripole -i xam-doc1.doc -v -d tmp
Decoding filename=short-XAMIME.dat
Decoding filename=mp71.exe
Decoding filename=MPSetup.exe


This manual page was written by Adam Cecile <[email protected]> for the Debian system (but may be used by others).

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.