The Black Star File System

The Black Star File System (BSFS) organizes files by association, so that you can navigate, search, or browse them quickly and comprehensively.

Scroll down for more information about the three BSFS components and to check out the demo.

The Black Star File System

Manage and query files, their properties, content-derived features, and associations in a file graph.

Black Star Information Extraction

Extract content, metadata, associations, and features from files, and store all this information in a BSFS instance.


Use this clean and simple application to browse and tag the files in your BSFS instance.


Try it yourself

Using docker:
$ xhost +local:*
$ docker run -e DISPLAY -v /tmp/.X11-unix/:/tmp/.X11-unix --ipc=host --rm blackstarfs/demo:latest 

Native installation:
(optional) $ virtualenv tenv && source tenv/bin/activate
$ pip install --extra-index-url tagit
$ wget -P bsfs-demo{demo-schema.pkl,demo-triples.pkl,.tagitrc}
$ cd bsfs-demo && tagit