Knowing EXIF Data: How to Manage It, Use it or Remove
What Is EXIF Data?
Exif data is a type of metadata that records data about the date, time and camera settings used when taking a photo. This information can be useful for protecting against copyright violations or removing unwanted photos from your hard drive. In this article, we will discuss how to manage EXIF data on your computer using two different free tools.
The first step is knowing what EXIF data looks like so you know if you are looking at it correctly. There should be an “xmp” tag at the beginning of the file name before anything else such as “DSCN0001” . Here are some tags from exif data your file may have:
- -xmp “Digital Camera”
- Date Time Original
- Date Time Digitized
- Exposure Compensation Factor
- F-Number Value As Shot/Camera Setting Name
SaveFileName.jpg (name) – (folder location) – file size in bytes and the date taken. The timestamp is … Read the rest