[nSLUG] Removing spaces from file names - note, long lines

Oliver Doepner odoepner at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 20:54:44 AST 2014


I use exiftool because it can deal with video files as well as picture
files:
http://dev.exiv2.org/projects/exiv2/wiki/How_does_Exiv2_compare_to_Exiftool
http://www.exiv2.org/manpage.html

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 3:29 PM, Jack Warkentin <jwark at bellaliant.net>
wrote:

> Hi Everybody
>
> exiv2 ( http://www.exiv2.org/ ) is another command line utility for
> extracting and writing exif data to/from jpeg image files. I use it for
> writing location and caption information into the pictures I have taken,
> and then displaying the information back in a nice format. On Debian, it is
> available as a package with that name.
>
> Regards
>
> Jack
>
>
> Mike Spencer wrote:
>
>>
>> Oliver Doepner<odoepner at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>  Regarding moving photo files, I use a script that utilizes exiftool
>>> to determine year and month the photo (or video) was taken and moves
>>> it to a yyyy/mm folder:
>>>
>>> https://odoepner.wordpress.com/2014/01/11/organize-image-
>>> and-video-files-by-creation-date-with-exiftool/
>>>
>>
>> Interesting.  I've used wrjpgcom(1) to add metadata to jpegs although
>> that feature of jpeg seems to be little used elsewhere.
>>
>> I don't have exiftool (just fetched it from the net) although I see
>> from strings(1) that the date for many photos is there in a header
>> field of some kind.  I gather, from glancing over the EXIF standard
>> (MEGO), that EXIF is built on top of TIFF?  I once commenced trying to
>> beat up the TIFF libs with a view to writing my own image manipulation
>> code.  It wasn't very long before I decided that I didn't care enough
>> about it to grovel through all the defines, typedefs and other
>> indirection to the required extent.
>>
>> So I have a new tool to play with, thanks.  Although I'm not sure I'll
>> have much need for most of the capabilities.
>>
>>
>> - Mike
>>
>>
> --
> Jack Warkentin, phone 902-404-0457, email jwark at bellaliant.net
> 39 Inverness Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3P 1X6
> _______________________________________________
> nSLUG mailing list
> nSLUG at nslug.ns.ca
> http://nslug.ns.ca/mailman/listinfo/nslug
>



-- 
Oliver Doepner
Software Engineer
http://oliver.doepner.net/
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://nslug.ns.ca/pipermail/nslug/attachments/20141112/29a8d9ed/attachment.html>


More information about the nSLUG mailing list