Questions tagged [exif]

For questions relating to Exif (Exchangeable image file format), a specification followed by manufacturers of digital cameras that is used to record information about the technical conditions for image capture within the image file itself in the form of tagged metadata.

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Modifying photo's date stored inside the photo file from files name?

I am using Google's PhotScan app to scan all my old photos that are taken before the digital cameras age, and I am saving these photos using the date of the photo (example: 19821011_trip.jpg, ...
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“Corrupt data” reported by exif

I run exif on http://i.imgur.com/4sftcoo.jpg $ exif 4sftcoo.jpg Corrupt data The data provided does not follow the specification. ExifLoader: The data supplied does not seem to contain EXIF data. I ...
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Image Rotation that works

I'm not sure why this is so difficult under Ubuntu/Linux. With Windows if I rotate an image in Windows Explorer or Window's image viewer, it retains that orientation everywhere in every application. ...
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EXIF Tool and video files which are saved with UTC timestamps

I'm curious if anybody could give me some insight on a current issue I'm having. For some context, my wife and I have an Android phone (Moto G5 Plus). The phones sync all items in DCIM folder to my ...
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adding exif data (photo taken date) to photos

I have photos without Exif data (some were scanned, some were sent by WhatsApp) - but I have them sorted on folders with other pictures that have Exif data. Is it possible to add the minimum Exif ...
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Command to add specific time on a filename?

I just returned from trip and try to organize a minimum photos taken by my wife and me with 4 devices : our 2 smartphones and 2 cameras. I choose to rename all the files with PyRenamer (EXIF) like ...
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File manager to show video bit rate

Does anyone know a file manager that allows to show videos bit rates when files are viewed as a list? On Nautilus, I have tried nautilus-columns, and it shows exif for audio files, but not for videos. ...
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How can i read geotags in jpeg?

I have JPEG files made by Nikkon camera with geotags in them. I have confirmed that when i upload these images to the social media or mediawiki they show their geolocation tags. However, when i use ...
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Searching for photos with portrait orientation (height greater than width) with `find` and `exif`

I have a few gigabytes of digital photos collected over the years in various directories. My current need is to look for photos in portrait mode as against landscape mode. I am trying to write a shell ...
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How to change FSLint [closed]

I have found FSLint, very useful lately. But there seems to be a default behavior, that I would like to avoid. If it is possible to change. This behavior, concerns the program matching duplicate ...
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How to force Shotwell write metadata tags to video file?

I have a set of photos and videos that shares a common tag in Shotwell. I'm able to verify those photo files in Nautilus and assert that this tag is written in it. This is confirmed either by ...
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How to remove all metadate from a file (e.g. pdf)?

For privacy concerns, I want to remove all metadata from a document (e.g. pdf, jpg, docx, …). Metadata in general is additional information stored somehow apart the actual content like: Used Software ...
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Shotwell tags - difference between 'Keywords' and 'Subject'

When I add tags to a photo via Shotwell and then look at all of the exif data with exiftool I see that the Shotwell tags are stored under two different exif tag names - 'Keywords' and 'Subject'. I'm ...
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How to comment multiple images at once

On Windows I had that nice bar on the bottom with the exif entries that I can't manage to make appear on Ubuntu (I'm on Lubuntu but I've tried Mate and Plasma 5.4 too). I've tried with exiftool: ...
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How can I batch tag several hundred photos with separately recorded GPS data?

I have a large number of photos I would like to tag using data recorded with my GPS tracker. Ideally I would like to correlate the time-stamps of my photos with the positions reported by my tracker at ...
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How to organize/sort images by EXIF image data

I have recovered images from a lost partition and I need to sort them or put them into a folder by the creation date in the EXIF data of each image. I have installed digiKam and also shotwell but ...
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How to add columns displaying Audio and Photo (EXIF) metadata information into Nautilus list view

In Nautilus, I would like to add columns displaying metadatas contained in files. This is mostly useful with audio and pictures files: Audio : Artist, album, Track Title, Year ...(ID3 Tags) Photos : ...