[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

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

> 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
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