Digital TraQ helps manage the digital evidence deluge, by making it easy for officers to upload all types of digital evidence; insuring file integrity; making files easily to search and share; as well as providing optional tools to process the evidence for analysis and presentation to court. In minutes, officers can add metadata and upload files. The system automatically checks for originality and authenticates files. Investigators, even prosecutors, can search files on any of the configurable metadata tags. Among other optional features is the ability to securely share files with prosecutors and the public.