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ExifTool is a free software program for reading, writing, and manipulating image, audio, and video metadata.

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Shotwell - Some old Pictures with missing metadata Don't show up in Events in Shotwell

I have hundreds of old JPG pics in Shotwell. These pics were taken with some old digital cameras that did not put much metadata in the pic files. These pics don't show up in Shotwell in the Events/...
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How to find and return the names of all images containing specific metadata?

I want to find all .jpg files in my directory that contain a specific tag and copy them to a different directory. In particular, I am using GThumb which allows me to put tags to my photos - it stores ...
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give permission to Django to use specific software in shell

I need to call exiftool in shell by django but it's seem django can't use this software.when i run exiftool -j <image> myself in terminal that is working well but in django the result in None ...
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How to install and use exiftool to get GPS information of a photo [closed]

I want to install exiftool and get a location information of a photo. please help. thank you
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Problem with exiftool and geosync, possibly related to daylight saving time

I wanted to geotag all my vacation photos with exiftool as follows: exiftool -geotag "*.gpx" \ -geosync "19:25:42Z@IMG_7882.jpg" \ -geosync "09:16:34Z@IMG_9798.jpg" \ -ext .jpg . where IMG_7802....
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Remove all picture Metadata except for one

I need to remove all metadata from the pictures in one folder, except for the date it was taken. Is there a way to remove all metadata with an exception? The current command I use is: exiftool -all=...
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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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How can I get duration of all video files in a folder containing multiple subfolders?

I have a folder named tutorials. Inside it, there are about 15 folders each containing about 15-20 .mp4 video files. I want to get the total duration of all the files present in the folder tutorials. ...
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Passing a date in an exiftool command

I am writing a bash script and want to get the date after every week. Is it possible? My command exiftool -exififd:dateTimeOriginal="2008:10:23 00" test.jpg So instead of 2008:10:23, I want to pass ...
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Apply exiftran recursivly (rotate all images based on their EXIF info)

I would like to execute exiftran on all .jpg files recursively below the current directory. exiftran -ai * does what I need (apply rotation based on EXIF info) within the current directory, but not ...
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How can I recursively strip off exif info from all images in a directory?

for i in *.jpg; do echo "Processing $i"; exiftool -all= "$i"; done I need to adapt this line of code which strips all exif info from images in a directory. I need it to; not fail if the current ...
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I need a way to remove tags from images within a folder and it's subfolders

I have a huge backup of images from students' coursework - something like 100,000 of them. Because of the way they were collected a lot of them have tags on them which are screwing up my filing system ...
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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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Special characters in terminal

I am trying to set a metadata copyright notice using exiftool with exiftool -copyright="©2016 Jim Berry" *.JPG but it comes out in the images as "Copyright=©2016 Jim Berry" Why the "Â" and how ...
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How to batch rename JPEG files to image date, adding a count that resets for each day?

I'm using pyrenamer with my photo collection and it works great except for one issue. I want it to rename photos by their date taken metadata, with a three-digit number at the end. Each folder in my ...
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How to define createdate of entire image folder using terminal with exiftool?

I have folder containing images. I have to rename them according to their date n all. But when I used $ exiftool '-filename<CreateDate' -d %y%m%d_%H%M%S%%-c.%%le -r /home/ubuntu/house Warning: No ...
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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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Check if an image is transparent?

I use exiftool to check two images, but it doesn't say whether the image is transparent. How can I check that then? Thanks. Examples are a PBM image and a PPM image $ exiftool test-001-001.pbm ...