ODM Checker


ODM Validator is a cutting-edge tool for content and structure validation of ODM files including define.xml. The tool is based on a state-of-the-art Java technology, does not require any additional licenses to validate consistency of ODM files and is blazing-fast. All checks performed in the entimICE ODM Checker are driven by metadata with a configurable structure. After finishing the check process, the ODM Checker creates a comprehensive report that contains check statistics and all detected errors.


1. Comprehensive checks

400+ structure and content checks guarantee consistency of your ODM files including define.xml.

2. Cost effective

Developed with Java technology, it does not require additional licenses.

3. Flexible usage

ODM Validator can be used as a standalone tool in your specific workflow or as a part of entimICE.

What's new?

Entimo continuously develops and improves its products. Contact us for more information about Entimo's products, release information and roadmaps.

ODM Checker Highlights

Check Rules

ODM Validator contains more than 400 built-in checks including:

  • Metadata version checks
  • Checks for missing attributes
  • Element definition checks
  • Attribute cardinalities (uniqueness, occurrences)
  • Value checks for data type conformance    (e.g. ISO conformance)
  • Checks of code lists related to attributes
  • Reference checks (incl. missing ID references)
  • Special character sequences
  • Define.xml specific checks


Modular Architecture

ODM Validator is available as a stand-alone tool and/or can be seamlessly integrated with Entimo Integrated Clinical Environment (entimICE). In the stand-alone version, the parameters are set via a control file.

When running the ODM Validator within Entimo Integrated Clinical Environment, you benefit from:

  • Comfortable tool launch via context menu on ODM files stored in the central repository
  • Drag-and-drop GUI support for easy            parameter configuration
  • Repeatable and reproducible runs
  • Scheduling service for ODM Validator's runs

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