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Photo Meta Edit

By Tranquillity Base

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This is a simple photo metadata editor for Jpeg and Tiff image files.
Enable to edit embedded metadata in image files, enable to add metadata into image files.

Addable, editable and deletable metadata types:
・JFIF Segment of jpeg
・COM Segment of jpeg
・Not supported to show and edit the Maker Note in Exif

・Batch editing
・Embedding thumbnails into JPEG files, removing thumbnails from JPEG files
・Easy to edit IPTC Standard Photo Metadata
・Presets of IPTC Creator’s Contact Informations
・Register words you often use into the Common Words list
・About GPS coordinates
 Apple Map is supported (OS X 10.0 or later)
 Edit GPS coordinates by clicking on the Apple Map (OS X 10.0 or later)
 Edit GPS coordinates by distance. (e.g. move to 10 feet west and 50 feet south)
 Search GPS coordinates by keywords (need to internet access)
 Get altitudes of GPS coordinates (need to internet access)
 The Location List has principal airports of 98 countries and regions
 The Location List is customizable
・Batch Functions for Date-Time metadata available on the following
 - Tag #306: Date Time
 - Tag #36867: Date Time Original
 - Tag #36868: Date Time Digitized

### NOTE ###
This app is NOT for editing the library of Apple's Photos.
Apple's Photos makes the metadata files "metaSchema.db", "Library.apdb" and so on in the Photos.photoslibrary > database while importing image files. Photos shows metadata written in the metaSchema.db, not show metadata embedded in the imported image files. Since Photo Meta Edit does edit metadata embedded in the image files, not edit the metaSchema.db, Apple's Photos does not show the changes. If you want Photos to show the changes, re-import image files to remake the metaSchema.db of Photos.
It would be better to edit before importing images for avoiding unexpected troubles in Photos. Photos never edit original imported image files. The data files in the Photos.photoslibrary should not be edited by 3rd party apps. It could make some troubles.

What's New in Version 2.1.7

・Batch functions for Date-Time metadata improved
・Fixes an issue about displaying blue flags on Apple Map
・Added support for embedding thumbnails into JPEG files


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Customer Reviews

Needs an easier interface

I bought this program to batch shift the date/time and set the GPS location.

It took around 10 minutes to figuire out how to actually accomplish this, but now that I know how it will be easy to do again. $4 for a batch EXIF editing program… I like that! Haven’t run into any problems so far.

Doesn’t group correct dates properly

It seems that whatever I do to adjust the date of a group of photos, the year comes out 9999. If I shift by months or years, even very small number, the year becomes 9999. Other than that….which is really a huge issue for what I am doing now. it seems like a good program.

Photo Meta Edit
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  • $3.99
  • Category: Photography
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.1.7
  • Size: 2.1 MB
  • Languages: English, Japanese
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Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor

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