Exiv2 comprises of a C++ library and a command line utility to access image
metadata. Exiv2 supports full read and write access to th Exif and Iptc
metadata, Exif MakerNote support, extract and delete methods for Exif
thumbnails, classes to access Ifd and so on.
The command line utility allow you to:
* print the Exif metadata of Jpeg images as summary info, interpreted values,
or the plain data for each tag (here is a sample)
* print the Iptc metadata of Jpeg images
* print the Jpeg comment of Jpeg images
* set, add and delete Exif and Iptc metadata of Jpeg images
* adjust the Exif timestamp (that's how it all started...)
* rename Exif image files according to the Exif timestamp
* extract, insert and delete Exif metadata, Iptc metadata and Jpeg comments
* extract, insert and delete the thumbnail image embedded in the Exif metadata
Welcome to Exiv2, a C++ library and a command line utility to read and
write Exif, IPTC and XMP image metadata. The homepage of Exiv2 is:
See doc/ChangeLog for a list of recent changes to Exiv2.
Exiv2 API and tag reference documentation is at http://www.exiv2.org/doc
or you can build it and point your browser to doc/index.html.
For more information on XMP
exiv2 - Image metadata manipulation tool
exiv2 [options] [action] file ...
exiv2 is a program to read and write Exif, IPTC and XMP image
metadata and image comments. The following image formats are
Type Exif IPTC XMP Imag
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