Exif (Exchangeable image file format) is a specification followed by manufacturers of digital cameras that record information about the technical conditions for image capture with the image file itself in the form of tagged metadata.

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Windows: how to enable tags on old image files?

I have a lot of old photos which I want to tag. For cross-platform compatibility, I want to use IPTC Keywords for tagging. As far as I read, the native Windows photo tagging capabilities use IPTC ...
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How to change Date Taken exif using exiftool?

I'd like to change my "Date Taken" exif info for multiple files. Replacing it with the "Date Modified" info. For example: (Before) Date Taken: 11/02/2015 13:12 Date Modified: 23/12/2014 00:46 ...
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How to change wrong /missing exif data for many images at once?

First up: I'm using Windows 8.1 (Actually W10 TP, but it's close enough to 8.1). I have roughly 32,000 pictures that I've taken over the last 7 years which 'mostly' have correct exif data. ...
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Multipage TIFF — How do I remove “Subfiletype” exif tag?

I'm having some trouble with the "Subfiletype" tag in a multipage PDF. I'd like to remove the "Subfiletype" tag entirely, and make the PageNumber tag count like so: 0,1 . . 1,2 . . 2,3 instead of ...
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Reading Image Metadata to a variable in Matlab using exiv2

I need to extract the exposure time from an image metadata into a variable in Matlab. Mathworks is discontinuing the use of exifread() in favor of imfinfo(). However Imfinfo does not display ...
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How to copy exif comments to XMP description

In my favourite photo viewing software, FastStone Image Viewer, the only way to add description to the photos is the exif comment field. However, when uploading images to filckr, the title or ...
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Using exif and regex in perl to determine if video has an audio track

I am currently using exif to get info about a video file in PERL. I am running this command to do so: $cmd1 = "/usr/local/bin/Image-ExifTool-9.08/exiftool $therow->{'FileName'}.mp4"; $output = ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime error when viewing JPEG files in Explorer

I am getting the following error each time I view JPG files in the windows explorer in Detailed view. It also appears when you open the properties of the file. I'm using Windows 8. Microsoft Visual ...
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Fix EXIF rotation info

How can I quickly fix the EXIF data for photos that have incorrect orientation information? I don't wish to actually rotate the JPG, just fix the EXIF tag.
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How is GPS information stored in a RAW file?

I am trying to parse a Nikon RAW file using LibRAW library. The library gives me a 32 byte int array of GPS Data. I have been unable to find any documentation that explains how to interpret this 32 x ...
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How can I view the EXIF orientation of a photo in Photoshop?

I have a photo and I want to determine whether the EXIF tags specify a rotation/orientation (portrait/landscape) or not. Can I do this in Photoshop (CC v14)? I just can't seem to find any reference ...
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Batch Edit Multiple Images

I bought a couple of digital picture frames for the grandparents for Christmas. The problem is, the picture frame displays all the pictures in landscape orientation, and half of the pictures were ...
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Set JPEG “date taken” attribute in EXIF info from filename

I have some files that are named like mmddyy_hhmm.jpg. I would like to automatically set their "Date Taken" attribute in the EXIF information based on their file names. Does anyone know of a way to do ...
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Renaming with exiftool: how to deal with missing tags?

I'm dealing with an unorganized, big group of media files, captured using several different cameras and camcorders, and I'd like to use exiftool in a bash script to rename each file with its creation ...
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Save “fingerprint” info inside MP4 videos

I have a Debian server serving MP4 videos (for download, as files) and I was wondering if there is a way to save some unique "exif" information for each user that downloads a file. I would like to do ...
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Mass migration of EXIF GPS data (a.k.a. Escape from iPhoto)

I am trying to move my library of photos (over 12000) out of iPhoto for use in Adobe Lightroom and would like to include the GPS data I've added to the photos using iPhoto's in-app feature (This data ...
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How can I remove the EXIF tags/metadata from several images at once?

I have a 6,000+ photos. I want to remove a the tags from these photos. I know how to do it one photo at a time. But wondering, what is the way to do mulitple files at a time? Thanks
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Gif image EXIF tags

Is it possible to set gif image's tags using the windows properties pannel ? It currently seems working on jpg, but not on gif files.
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Add EXIF tags to NEF files

I want to organize my photos. I know how to search for EXIF tags from Windows Explorer but I don't know hot to add the tags in NEF files. It looks like the input box is disabled. My question is: can ...
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How can I search photos by EXIF tags?

I want to be able to find a specific photo in my huge archive, so I put some tags in the EXIF header. The problem is: How can I search for a file that contains a specific tag (eg. "sky")? Can ...
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How to convert JPEG JFIF files to JPEG Exif format?

I recently put the SD card of my camera in a Windows 7 PC and start browsing pictures on it. I noticed some were not aligned correctly and use rotate feature included in Windows Photo Viewer in order ...
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Is there an ISO standard for cameras recording date taken? [closed]

My application has a set of images on which computation is conducted. But the issue is that most of the cameras that take the images do not provide seconds in the "Date Taken" field of the image ...
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exiftool: delete exif data but preserve some specific tags

Currently I use exiftool with the -all= option and it deletes all the EXIF data from my photos: exiftool -overwrite_original -all= /Users/andyl/photos/*.jpg Now I want exiftool to delete all the ...
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How can I modify the EXIF orientation tag of an image?

I want to change the EXIF orientation tag in my JPEG images but without actual rotating of them. I want to do this to use them as a test case for an application I made. How I can do that in Linux? ...
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Shift the time in EXIF photo data

I need to shift the time data in a large number of photos, like adding 3 days and 3 hours to all of them. Is there any free tool that does this? Can any free image editors (like IrfanView) perform ...
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Edit EXIF data (owner) based on another field (camera model)

I would like to edit the EXIF data on a large set of JPEGs (about 1500) to include the name of the photographer/copyright owner. I know that there are tools to do that in batch, however the trick is ...
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Exiftool: Copy GPS information from NEF to XMP

I've got a number of files I previously geotagged using exiftool. Now they have tags such as: "EXIF:GPSVersionID": "2 2 0 0", "EXIF:GPSLatitudeRef": "N", "EXIF:GPSLatitude": 37.7641210370361, ...
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Rename photos, jpg ordering based on raw times

I have a large set of photos taken with both JPG and RAW which are named in wrong order since the camera counter reset after about half of them. While going through the JPG files I turned some of them ...
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how do I make a batch file that executes this command

I am trying to make a batch file that executes the following DOS command: exiftool "-FileName<CreateDate" -d "%Y%m%d_%H%M%S.%%e" "C:\Users\Tom\Desktop\belvedere" (FYI, exiftool.exe is a script ...
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Transfer exif gps info from one image to another

I have a camera (not a cellphone) that inserts gps exif info into pictures. Fact is: using the "gps on" all time drains the battery. So i thought: what about taking just one picture with gps on, and ...
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GPS metadata in images

I know that in JPG and TIFF images GPS location is (can be) stored in the Exif data. Are there any other formats that provide GPS location in metadata? I looked through the PNG specification and ...
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Why does exiftool make the current date and time shift?

When I try to shift the date and time using exiftool on both OS X and Windows I get the same outcome: the current date and time changed instead of adding 2m 18d 11hr 14m 0s. exe file and command run ...
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How to strip EXIF info from files in OSX with batch or command line

I know there are several Windows programs to do this, and Photoshop has a "Save for Web" option which does this, but I want a command line or batch processing option for this. Any thoughts?
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Does image editing software Embed thumbnails in image files EXIf information

I read this article So is this embedded thumbnail (of the original image) part of the EXIF information only generated by a camera, or do some image editing software's also add this embedded thumbnail ...
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EXIF DateTimeOriginal format - disable seconds recording

the EXIF DateTimeOriginal format is YYYY:MM:DD (HH:MM:SS) per its specification. I don't want to records the seconds from the time. I want my format to be YYYY:MM:DD (HH:MM). How I can achieve this, ...
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How to get a listing for properties of many image files?

I am looking for a tool that can process directories or directory trees containing image files and output a line-by-line plaintext directory listing of file names and image properties. I am mainly ...
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Free JPEG EXIF remover capable of woking directories recursively needed [closed]

Do you know one? Ideally it should just get a directory name and run. So, EXIF editor with per file approach is not what I am looking for.
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Generate EXIF Thumbail for Jpeg

I have a Canon Selphy printer and when trying to print images that have been edited on my computer a question mark appears in the viewer screen. It appears that the EXIF thumbnail in the image has ...
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Sort and rename images by date in EXIF info

I have a mess in my photos folder; I want to sort them according to date in EXIF information and rename according to the date (like 001.jpg, 002.jpg and so on). How can I do this in Linux? I have ...
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Apply EXIF dateCreated data to existing photos

I'm helping a relative set up a new computer. They've imported all of their photos from the old system to Windows Live Photo Gallery on the new system (running Windows 7), and want the photo's created ...
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How can I make Picasa see changes I make to photos using jhead?

Last fall I forgot to set the time on my camera back an hour. I used jhead to change the time in the EXIF data: jhead -ta-1 IMG_1177.JPG but Picasa didn't notice. OS is Windows XP. If I ...
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Editing JPEG EXIF properties

How can I edit EXIF properties of JPEG files on a Windows machine? Some image editing utilities handle the Rotation property wrong, which leaves me needing to make manual edits after rotating images ...
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How to rotate images automatically, based on exif data

When I make pictures with my camera (Olympus E-520), in the exif data the orientation is stored. The standard image viewer on Ubuntu is displaying this images right. Windows viewer however not. Is ...
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GUI for editing image metadata

Is there a graphical application for editing image metadata in EXIF, IPTC and XMP formats? Preferably free and for Windows. Some image editors and the Windows Explorer properties window allow editing ...
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Tools / Applications to detect altered photos

What are some applications to detect altered / photoshopped images? I'm looking at a used item online and get the feeling the seller touched-up the photos (he's a graphics designer, found out from ...
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iPhoto metada to EXIF

Is there a way to dump the iPhoto meta-data information, like places (for those pictures without geo-tags themselves), faces (only who is in it would be enough), events and keywords to the pictures ...
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How do I batch change the date taken information in EXIF data?

I use F-Spot to manage my images. For one set of images, the dates somehow got messed up and they all are marked as September 1st 2007. I'd like to change the date taken information to a different ...