Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

This may be asking for a miracle, but is there any information embedded inside an image file that contains its original camera given name? I have about 3-4000 images that I edited and renamed and want to change the name ONLY back - is such a thing possible and how would i do this? if it helps I have the original files.

share|improve this question
Possibly… have you looked into the EXIF data of an original file? –  slhck Aug 15 '13 at 19:48
Google "EXIF Viewer or EXIF Editor" for programs that can do this. –  ultrasawblade Aug 15 '13 at 20:55

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.