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ExifTool Version History
RSS feed: https://exiftool.org/rss.xml
Note: The most recent production release is Version 12.42. (Other versions are
considered development releases, and are not uploaded to MetaCPAN.)
June 1, 2022 - Version 12.42 (production release)
- Added support for reading maker notes from Panasonic DC-GH6 videos
- Added conversion for Samsung MCCData
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Chris)
- Added a few new Canon LensType values
- Added a couple of new Olympus StackedImage values (thanks Eberhard)
- Added a few new values for some Nikon Settings tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Added a "lang:" element to the -json output for alternate language tags when
-D, -H or -t is used
- Update DNG writer to not issue an error when writing DNG 1.6 files
- Decode information from DJI "ae_dbg_info" maker notes
- Decode Olympus AISubjectTrackingMode
- Changed ExifTool FileSize print conversion to use kB/MB/GB units instead of
KiB/MiB/GiB
- Changed "is not shiftable" warning to appear in -v (instead of just -v3)
output
- Patched to allow PDF Encrypt object to be "null"
- Fixed bug reading ICC_Profile 'meta' tags
Apr. 7, 2022 - Version 12.41
- Added support for "OM SYSTEM" maker notes
- Added 2 new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added some new Canon lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Bert Ligtvoet)
- Added a new Canon ContinuousDrive value (thanks Wolfgang Gulcker)
- Enhanced -v0 option to also print new file name when renaming, moving or
copying a file
- Updated xmp2exif.args and exif2xmp.args helper files to reflect the IPTC
Photometadata Mapping Guidelines version 2202.1
- Made "Invalid Xxx data" a minor warning for MakerNote data
- Patched to allow writing of MP4 videos which have other tracks with a
missing sample description entry
- Patched MacOS version to specify directory for external utilities (setfile,
xattr, stat, mdls and osascript from /usr/bin, and tag from /usr/local/bin)
- Fixed long-standing problem where Windows version could behave differently
for -if conditions containing undefined tags
- Fixed problem where -W+! combined with -j or -X produced invalid JSON or XML
when processing multiple files
- Fixed potential "uninitialized value $time in division" runtime warning when
reading MP4 videos
Feb. 9, 2022 - Version 12.40
- Added PageCount tag to return the number of pages in a multi-page TIFF
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Wolfgang Exler)
- Added a few more Sony LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode some new Canon tags (thanks Mark Reid)
- Decode another Nikon Z9 tag (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode Nikon NKSC GPSImgDirection (thanks Olaf)
- Improved handling of empty XMP structures in lists
- Tolerate leading UTF-8 BOM in -geotag log files
- Updated photoshop_paths.config to include WorkingPath
- Patched to allow writing of MP4 videos which have url tracks with a missing
sample description entry
- Fixed deep recursion error when reading multi-page TIFF images with more
than 100 pages
- Fixed potential deep recursion runtime error when writing nested XMP
structures
- Fixed warning which could be generated when writing new
Composite:GPSCoordinates tag
- Fixed description of GPR (General Purpose RAW) file type
- Fixed typo in the name of a new Nikon tag (thanks Herb)
Jan. 13, 2022 - Version 12.39
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks Christian Shulz)
- Added a couple of new Nikon LensID's
- Added support for Nikon NKSC sidecar files
- Decode more tags for the Nikon Z7 and Z9 (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode a couple more FLIR tags
- Extract ZIP file comments
- Made PNG ProfileName, SRGBRendering and Gamma writable
- Patched to avoid possible problem running "more" to show documentation in
Windows version
- Fixed problem writing Composite:GPSPosition with coordinates in DMS format,
and made this tag protected when writing
- Fixed bug where invalid date/time tags could be written to PNG files when
attempting to shift a non-existent date/time tag
- Fixed spelling of a few Matroska tag names (thanks Martin Hoppenheit)
Dec. 20, 2021 - Version 12.38
- Decode a number of new tags for the Nikon Z9 (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Patched incorrect decoding of AEBShotCount for the Canon EOS 90D
- Patched EXR reader to support long tag names
- Patched security issue (thanks Joe Lothan)
- Fixed an incorrect tag ID for a new Nikon MakerNote tag (github #108)
- Fixed XMP-exif:GPSMeasureMode conversions to match EXIF
- Fixed problem where some namespaces may be undeclared in the -X output when
using the -struct option
Dec. 8, 2021 - Version 12.37
- Decode timed GPS from Vantrue S1 dashcam MP4 videos
- Decode ColorData tags for the Canon EOS R3 (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode more makernotes tags for Nikon Z cameras (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Extract TransparentColor from GIF images
- Improved parsing of input time values for GPSTimeStamp to properly handle a
"." separator
- Improved warning when incorrectly using "
Nov. 16, 2021 - Version 12.36
- IMPORTANT: Fixed bug introduced in 12.35 which corrupted JPEG 2000 images
when removing all metadata with -all=
- Added feature to bypass processing of specified XMP namespaces and
properties (to improve performance in cases where the XMP suffers from
Adobe-editing bloat)
- Added a number of new XMP tags used by Lightroom 11.0
- Decode a number of new Nikon tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Made the Composite GPSPosition tag writable
- Fixed erroneous "Skipped unknown bytes after JPEG SOS" warning
- Fixed group for new writable Jpeg2000 color tags in -listx output
- Fixed problem finding files in Windows when using wildcards in file name and
a drive letter with no slash
Nov. 11, 2021 - Version 12.35
- Added ability to write ICC_Profile (and other color specifications) to
Jpeg2000 images
- Added %o code to -W option format string
- Added %f code to -d option for fractional seconds
- Added a couple of new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Decode more Nikon MakerNotes tags for some new models (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Extract ThumbnailImage from some DJI drone videos
- Enhanced -ee option to extract metadata from all frames in a SEQ file
- Patched to avoid possible "Use of uninitialized value" runtime warning
- Fixed a couple of misspelt new ICC_Profile tag names (thanks Herb)
- Fixed problem generating the correct file extension when extracting
OriginalRawImage from a DNG file using the -W option with the %s format code
- Fixed bug introduced in 11.91 where exiftool couldn't find its libraries
when run via a soft link. Also changed to look for config file in the link
target directory instead of the directory of the link itself
Oct. 27, 2021 - Version 12.34
- Added support for ICC.2:2019 (Profile version 5.0.0 - iccMAX) color profiles
- Added ability to detect/delete a Windows Zone.Identifier alternate data
stream (ADS) via the new ZoneIdentifier tag (thanks Alex Xu)
- Added support for the Sony ILCE-7M4 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Sony lens (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added a new SonyModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon RF lens (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Improved handling of some SVG files
- Patched -overwrite_original_in_place option to open the output file in
update mode rather than write mode (to allow some write optimizations on
certain filesystems) (thanks Joel Low)
- Fixed case of tag ID for new XMP-iptcExt:EventID (thanks Michael Steidl)
- Fixed problem extracting ICC_Profile information from some PDF files
- API Changes:
- Added QuickTimePad option
Oct. 16, 2021 - Version 12.33
- Added support for DNG version 1.6.0.0
- Added two new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Added some new elements to the XMP-crs:Look structure (thanks Herb)
- Added a few new IPTC XMP tags (thanks Michael Steidl)
- Added a new Canon RF lens (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Decode Canon ShutterMode (thanks John Moyer)
- Extract LensModel from some Olympus MOV videos
- Generate MediaDataOffset/Size for MOV videos with zero-sized MDAT chunk
- Improvements to CBOR reader, including hex dump with -v3 option
- Recognize Final Cut Pro XML files
- Allow binary data of Protected tags to be extracted with the -X -j and -php
options with -b by setting the API RequestAll option to 3
- Changed name of "Canon EF 80-200mm f/4.5-5.6" lens with LensType 38 to add
"II" to the name (Exiv2 issue 1906)
- Fixed runtime warning when processing files with a .DIR extension
Sept. 30, 2021 - Version 12.32
- Added support for CBOR-format metadata in JUMBF (note that JUMBF support is
still experimental)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Added a new Pentax LensType
- Decode timed GPS for two more dashcam formats
- Support reference direction columns in -geotag CSV input
- Removed generation of GPSSpeedRef and GPSTrackRef tags in timed metadata for
most dashcam formats when speed is km/h and track is relative to true north
- Patched to allow writing of console output to named pipes
- Fixed formatting of InternalSerialNumber for some Panasonic cameras
- Fixed bug in arg_files/xmp2exif.args support file
Sept. 22, 2021 - Version 12.31
- Added a new SonyModelID and a couple of new Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Chris Skopec)
- Added Composite GPSLatitude/Longitude tags for Sony videos to combine the
reference hemispheres as with the Composite tags for EXIF GPS
- Decode DPX AspectRatio
- Decode more GoPro MP4 tags
- Extract ICC_Profile from CS0 object in PDF files
- Extract encrypted GPS from Akaso V1 dashcam videos (can't yet decrypt)
- Improved handling of QuickTime iTunesInfo tags, and created new "iTunes"
family 1 group for these
- Patched so NoPDFList option also applies when writing
- Patched to allow user-defined PNG TextualData tags to be written only as iTXt
- Patched PDF reader to avoid concatenating values of multiple List-type tags
into a single tag
Aug. 12, 2021 - Version 12.30 (production release)
- Added read support for Portable FloatMap (PFM) images (this was a bit of a
pain because they have the same file extension as Printer Font Metrix files)
- Added a few new Nikon LensID values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added a new Olympus CameraType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added minor warning about unknown data between JPEG segments
- Added a couple of new NikonSettings tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode 'id3 ' chunk in WAV audio files
- Decode timed GPS from concatenated Garmin dashcam videos
- Decode SamsungTrailer information from sefd atom in HEIC images
- Decode more Sony MakerNote tags for the ZV-E10 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode DepthMapTiff from JPEG images of more Samsung models
- Decode timed GPS from M2TS videos of yet another type of dashcam
- Extract PreviewImage from Xaiomi MP4 videos
- Changed name of second EmbeddedImage in Samsung trailer to EmbeddedImage2
- Improved Dutch translations for GPS tags (thanks Peter Dubbelman)
- Allow ICC_Profile to be "deleted" from AVIF files (actually, the profile
isn't really deleted. Instead, a zero-length profile is written to allow a
profile to be added back later since QuickTime item property containers
currently can't be created)
- Patched to remove 2 GB size limit when reading Photoshop ImageSourceData
July 9, 2021 - Version 12.29
- Added a few new Nikon and Olympus lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved a QuickTime "File format error" message to be more meaningful, and
made it a minor error
- Changed PNG writer to add EXIF before IDAT
- Some changes the way JUMBF metadata is handled
- Patched to read timed GPS from a different type of INSV videos
- Patched a security issue
- Fixed problem where ExifTool could hang when processing mebx timed metadata
June 22, 2021 - Version 12.28
- Added read support for Leica Image File (LIF) images
- Added a new Olympus LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode another Panasonic tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode more timed metadata from Sony MP4 videos
- Attempt to shorten tag names for metadata in CZI files
- Allow full QuickTime Keys tag ID's in UserDefined tags (fixes backward
incompatibility introduced in 12.02)
- Patched to handle special characters in Torrent tag values
June 9, 2021 - Version 12.27
- Added a new SonyModelID value
- Added two new Nikon LensID values (thanks Daniel)
- Added a new Pentax RawDevelopmentProcess value
- Added a few new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added warning if IPTCDigest is not current
- Decode a couple more Pentax tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode streaming GPS from Novatek INNOVV MP4 and TS videos
- Improved tag names in config_files/covert_regions.config (thanks StarGeek)
- Changed MIME types for MS Office macro-enabled formats to add the .12
- Patched Canon LensID logic to properly identify the Canon RF 24-105mm F4 L
IS USM lens
- Patched decoding of camm6 GPSDateTime to use a flexible epoch because other
apps don't seem to use a consistent time zero
- Fixed family 7 group names for QuickTime Keys tags
- Fixed problem reading BeatsPerMinute from some MP4 files
- Fixed hemisphere problem when extracting GPS from 70mai dashcam videos
May 20, 2021 - Version 12.26 (production release)
- Added support for JPEG Stereo (JPS) images
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new PentaxModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Changed ExifTool namespace URI to use exiftool.org instead of exiftool.ca in
the -X option output (exiftool.ca is still recognized when reading XML)
- Improved handling of large-array warnings in -htmldump output
- Changed handling of escaped characters in #[CSTR] lines of -@ argfile
- Patched security vulnerability in argument of -lang option
- Fixed problem which could cause a "Wide character" warning and generate a
corrupted output file when writing some illegal values
History of older versions (back to Nov. 19, 2003 - Version 1.00) -->
Apr. 22, 2021 - Version 12.25
- JPEG XL support is now official
- Added read support for Medical Research Council (MRC) image files
- Added ability to write a number of 3gp tags in video files
- Added a new Sony PictureProfile value (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Decode more GPS information from Blackvue dashcam videos
- Decode a couple of new NikonSettings tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode a few new RIFF tags
- Improved Validate option to add minor warning if standard XMP is missing
xpacket wrapper
- Avoid decoding some large arrays in DNG images to improve performance unless
the -m option is used
- Patched bug that could give runtime warning when trying to write an empty
XMP structure
- Fixed decoding of ImageWidth/Height for JPEG XL images
- Fixed problem were Microsoft Xtra tags couldn't be deleted
Apr. 13, 2021 - Version 12.24
- Added a new PhaseOne RawFormat value (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a few new Panasonic and FujiFilm tags (thanks LibRaw and Greybeard)
- Updated acdsee.config in distribution (thanks StarGeek)
- Recognize AutoCAD DXF files
- More work on experimental JUMBF read support
- More work on experimental JPEG XL read/write support
- Patched security vulnerability in DjVu reader
Apr. 1, 2021 - Version 12.23
- Added support for Olympus ORI files
- Added experimental read/write support for JPEG XL images
- Added experimental read support for JUMBF metadata in JPEG and Jpeg2000
images
- Added built-in support for parsing GPS track from Denver ACG-8050 videos
with the -ee option
- Added a some new Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Changed priority of Samsung trailer tags so the first DepthMapImage takes
precedence when -a is not used
- Improved identification of M4A audio files
- Patched to avoid escaping ',' in "Binary data" message when -struct is used
- Removed Unknown flag from MXF VideoCodingSchemeID tag
- Fixed -forcewrite=EXIF to apply to EXIF in binary header of EPS files
- API Changes:
- Added BlockExtract option
Mar. 17, 2021 - Version 12.22
- Added a few new Sony LensTypes and a new SonyModelID (thanks Jos Roost and
LibRaw)
- Added Extra BaseName tag
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode timed GPS from unlisted programs in M2TS videos with the -ee3 option
- Decode more Sony rtmd tags
- Decode some tags for the Sony ILME-FX3 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Allow negative values to be written to XMP-aux:LensID
- Recognize HEVC video program in M2TS files
- Enhanced -b option so --b suppresses tags with binary data
- Improved flexibility when writing GPS coordinates:
- Now pulls latitude and longitude from a combined GPSCoordinates string
- Recognize full word "South" and "West" to write negative coordinates
- Improved warning when trying to write an integer QuickTime date/time tag and
Time::Local is not available
- Convert GPSSpeed from mph to km/h in timed GPS from Garmin MP4 videos
Feb. 24, 2021 - Version 12.21
- Added a few new iOS QuickTime tags
- Decode a couple more Sony rtmd tags
- Patch to avoid possible "Use of uninitialized value" warning when attempting
to write QuickTime date/time tags with an invalid value
- Fixed problem writing Microsoft Xtra tags
- Fixed Windows daylight savings time patch for file times that was broken in
12.19 (however directory times will not yet handle DST properly)
Feb. 23, 2021 - Version 12.20
- Added ability to write some Microsoft Xtra tags in MOV/MP4 videos
- Added two new Canon LensType values (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Fixed problem reading FITS comments that start before column 11
Feb. 18, 2021 - Version 12.19
- Added -list_dir option
- Added the "ls-l" Shortcut tag
- Extract Comment and History from FITS files
- Enhanced FilePermissions to include device type (similar to "ls -l")
- Changed the name of Apple ContentIdentifier tag to MediaGroupUUID
(thanks Neal Krawetz)
- Fixed a potential "substr outside of string" runtime error when reading
corrupted EXIF
- Fixed edge case where NikonScanIFD may not be copied properly when copying
MakerNotes to another file
- API Changes:
- Added ability to read/write System tags of directories
- Enhanced GetAllGroups() to support family 7 and take optional ExifTool
reference
- Changed QuickTimeHandler option default to 1
Feb. 9, 2021 - Version 12.18
- Added a new SonyModelID
- Decode a number of Sony tags for the ILCE-1 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a couple of new Canon tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Patched to read differently formatted UserData:Keywords as written by iPhone
- Patched to tolerate out-of-order Nikon MakerNote IFD entries when obtaining
tags necessary for decryption
- Fixed a few possible Condition warnings for some NikonSettings tags
Feb. 3, 2021 - Version 12.17
- Added a new Canon FocusMode value
- Added a new FujiFilm FilmMode value
- Added a number of new XMP-crs tags (thanks Herb)
- Decode a new H264 MDPM tag
- Allow non-conforming lower-case XMP boolean "true" and "false" values to be
written, but only when print conversion is disabled
- Improved Validate option to warn about non-capitalized boolean XMP values
- Improved logic for setting GPSLatitude/LongitudeRef values when writing
- Changed -json and -php options so the -a option is implied even without the
-g option
- Avoid extracting audio/video data from AVI videos when -ee -u is used
- Patched decoding of Canon ContinuousShootingSpeed for newer firmware
versions of the EOS-1DXmkIII
- Re-worked LensID patch of version 12.00 (github issue #51)
- Fixed a few typos in newly-added NikonSettings tags (thanks Herb)
- Fixed problem where group could not be specified for PNG-pHYs tags when
writing
Jan. 21, 2021 - Version 12.16 (production release)
- Extract another form of video subtitle text
- Enhanced -ee option with -ee2 and -ee3 to allow parsing of the H264 video
stream in MP4 files
- Changed a Nikon FlashMode value
- Fixed problem that caused a failed DPX test on Strawberry Perl
- API Changes:
- Enhanced ExtractEmbedded option
Jan. 18, 2021 - Version 12.15 (production release)
- Added a couple of new Sony LensType values (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added a new Nikon FlashMode value (thanks Mike)
- Decode NikonSettings (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode thermal information from DJI RJPEG images
- Fixed extra newline in -echo3 and -echo4 outputs added in version 12.10
- Fixed out-of-memory problem when writing some very large PNG files under
Windows
Jan. 6, 2021 - Version 12.14
- Added support for 2 more types of timed GPS in video files (that makes 49
different formats now supported)
- Added validity check for PDF trailer dictionary Size
- Added a new Pentax LensType
- Extract metadata from Jpeg2000 Association box
- Changed -g:XX:YY and -G:XX:YY options to show empty strings for non-existent
groups
- Patched to issue warning and avoid writing date/time values with a zero
month or day number
- Patched to avoid runtime warnings if trying to set FileName to an empty
string
- Fixed issue that could cause GPS test number 12 to fail on some systems
- Fixed problem extracting XML as a block from Jpeg2000 images, and extract
XML tags in the XML group instead of XMP
Dec. 24, 2020 - Version 12.13
- Added -i HIDDEN option to ignore files with names that start with "."
- Added a few new Nikon ShutterMode values (thanks Jan Skoda)
- Added ability to write Google GCamera MicroVideo XMP tags
- Add time zone automatically to most string-based QuickTime date/time tags
when writing unless the PrintConv option is disabled
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Changed behaviour when writing only pseudo tags to return an error and avoid
writing any other tags if writing FileName fails
- Print "X image files read" message even if only 1 file is read when at least
one other file has failed the -if condition
Dec. 4, 2020 - Version 12.12
- Added ability to geotag from DJI CSV log files
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Added a couple of new Sony LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Enhanced -csvDelim option to allow "\t", "\n", "\r" and "\\"
- Unescape "\b" and "\f" in imported JSON values
- Fixed bug introduced in 12.10 which generated a "Not an integer" warning
when attempting to shift some QuickTime date/time tags
- Fixed shared-write permission problem with -@ argfile when using -stay_open
and a filename containing special characters on Windows
Nov. 27, 2020 - Version 12.11
- Added -csvDelim option
- Added new Canon and Olympus LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a warning if ICC_Profile is deleted from an image (github issue #63)
- EndDir() function for -if option now works when -fileOrder is used
- Changed FileSize conversion to use binary prefixes since that is how the
conversion is currently done (eg. MiB instead of MB)
- Patched -csv option so columns aren't resorted when using -G option and one
of the tags is missing from a file
- Fixed incompatiblity with Google Photos when writing UserData:GPSCoordinates
to MP4 videos
- Fixed problem where the tags available in a -p format string were limited to
the same as the -if[NUM] option when NUM was specified
- Fixed incorrect decoding of SourceFileIndex/SourceDirectoryIndex for Ricoh
models
Nov. 12, 2020 - Version 12.10
- Added -validate test for proper TIFF magic number in JPEG EXIF header
- Added support for Nikon Z7 LensData version 0801
- Added a new XMP-GPano tag
- Decode ColorData for the Canon EOS 1DXmkIII (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode more tags for the Sony ILCE-7SM3 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Automatically apply QuickTimeUTC option for CR3 files
- Improved decoding of XAttrMDLabel from MacOS files
- Ignore time zones when writing date/time values and using the -d option
- Enhanced -echo3 and -echo4 options to allow exit status to be returned
- Changed -execute so the -q option no longer suppresses the "{ready}" message
when a synchronization number is used (eg. -execute123)
Oct. 29, 2020 - Version 12.09
- Added ability to copy CanonMakerNotes from CR3 images to other file types
- Added read support for ON1 presets file (.ONP)
- Added two new CanonModelID values
- Added trailing "/" when writing QuickTime:GPSCoordinates
- Added a number of new XMP-crs tags
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Nikon Z lens (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Decode ColorData for Canon EOS R5/R6
- Decode a couple of new HEIF tags
- Decode FirmwareVersion for Canon M50
- Improved decoding of Sony CreativeStyle tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Improved parsing of Radiance files to recognize comments
- Renamed GIF AspectRatio tag to PixelAspectRatio
- Patched EndDir() feature so subdirectories are always processed when -r is
used (previously, EndDir() would end processing of a directory completely)
- Yet another tweak to the EventTime formatting rules (also allow time-only
values with fractional seconds and a time zone)
- Avoid loading GoPro module unnecessarily when reading MP4 videos from some
other cameras
- Fixed problem with an incorrect naming of CodecID tags in some MKV videos
- Fixed verbose output to avoid "adding" messages for existing flattened XMP
tags
Oct. 15, 2020 - Version 12.08
- Added read support for MacOS "._" sidecar files
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Recognize Mac OS X xattr files
- Extract ThumbnailImage from MP4 videos of more dashcam models
- Improved decoding of a number of Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed problem where the special -if EndDir() function didn't work properly
for directories after the one in which it was initially called
- Patched to read DLL files which don't have a .rsrc section (thanks Hank)
- Patched to support new IGC date format when geotagging
- Patched to read DLL files with an invalid size in the header
Oct. 2, 2020 - Version 12.07
- Added support for GoPro .360 videos
- Added some new Canon RF and Nikkor Z lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Added some new Sony LensType and CreativeStyle values and decode some
ILCE-7C tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a number of new Olympus SceneMode values (thanks Herb)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Decode more timed metadata from Insta360 videos (thanks Thomas Allen)
- Decode timed GPS from videos of more Garmin dashcam models
- Decode a new GoPro video tag
- Reformat time-only EventTime values when writing and prevent arbitrary
strings from being written
- Patched to accept backslashes in SourceFile entries for -csv option
Sept. 11, 2020 - Version 12.06
- Added read support for Lyrics3 metadata (and fixed problem where APE
metadata may be ignored if Lyrics3 exists)
- Added a new Panasonic VideoBurstMode value (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Added a new Olympus MultipleExposureMode value
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Added back conversions for XMP-dwc EventTime that were removed in 12.04 with
a patch to allow time-only values
- Decode GIF AspectRatio
- Decode Olympus FocusBracketStepSize (thanks Karsten)
- Extract PNG iDOT chunk in Binary format with the name AppleDataOffsets
- Process PNG images which do not start with mandatory IHDR chunk
Aug. 24, 2020 - Version 12.05
- Added a new Panasonic SelfTimer value (thanks Herb)
- Decode a few more DPX tags (thanks Harry Mallon)
- Extract AIFF APPL tag as ApplicationData
- Fixed bug writing QuickTime ItemList 'gnre' Genre values
- Fixed an incorrect value for Panasonic VideoBurstResolution (thanks Herb)
- Fixed problem when applying a time shift to some invalid makernote date/time
values
Aug. 10, 2020 - Version 12.04
- Added read support for Zeiss ZISRAW CZI files
- Added some new values for a couple of Olympus tags (thanks Sebastian)
- Decode a number of new tags for the Sony ILCE-7SM3 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Removed formatting restrictions on XMP-dwc:EventTime to allow a time-only
value to be written
- Moved new QuckTime ItemList tags added in version 12.02 to the proper group
(they were incorrectly added to the Keys group)
- Improved QuickTime -v3 output to show default language codes
- Patched -lang option to work for the values of somet tags with coded
translations
- Patched the format of a number of QuickTime tags when writing for improved
compatibility with iTunes and AtomicParsley
- Patched to write a default QuickTime language code of 0x0000 (null) instead
of 0x55c4 ('und')
July 29, 2020 - Version 12.03
- Added family 7 group names to allow tag ID's to be specified when reading
and writing
- Fixed a couple of typos in tag values (thanks Herb)
- API Changes:
- Added HexTagIDs option
- Enhanced GetNewValue() to allow family 7 groups names to be used
- Internal Changes:
- Changed Composite tag ID's to use "-" instead of "::" as a separator
July 27, 2020 - Version 12.02
- Added support for a number of new QuickTime ItemList tags
- Added support for writing XMP-xmp:RatingPercent
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks James O'Neill)
- Decode barcodes from Ricoh APP5 RMETA segment
- Decode a few new QuickTime tags written by Ricoh and Garmin cameras
- Decode timed GPS from Sony A7R IV MP4 videos
- Decode timed GPS from 70mai dashcam videos
- Decode a few new Panasonic tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Decode altitude and more accurate latitude/longitude from Transcend Driver
Pro 230 MP4 videos
- Improved decoding of some Canon EOS 1DXmkIII custom functions
- Allow integer QuickTime TrackNumber and DiskNumber values
- Relax validity check of QuickTime:ContentCreateDate when writing with -n
- Removed "Com" from the start of some unknown QuickTime ItemList tag names
- Patched CanonCustom decoding for bug in Canon EOS-1DX firmware
- Changed QuickTime CleanAperture tags decode as signed rationals
June 24, 2020 - Version 12.01
- Added a new NEFCompression value (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode timed GPS from Rove Stealth 4K dashcam videos
- Fixed bug which would corrupt TIFF images with 16-bit image data offsets
when writing (these are very rare)
June 11, 2020 - Version 12.00 (production release)
- Added two new Olympus LensTypes (thanks Don Komarechka for one)
- Added two new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a few new Nikon LensID's (thanks Mathieu Carbou)
- Added support for the Sony ZV-1 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added missing MimeType values for HEICS and HEIFS files
- Added definitions for a number of new XMP-crs tags
- Recognize WOFF and WOFF2 font files
- Decode streaming GPS from Roadhawk, EEEkit and 360Fly MP4 videos
- Decode a number of new tags for the Nikon D6 (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode a couple more AF tags for the D500/D850
- Decode a number of new Panasonic tags
- Improved Composite LensID logic (thanks Matt Stancliff)
- Enhanced -v option to state when a directory has 0 entries
- Removed a couple of incorrect Validate warnings for bilevel TIFF images
- Drop ContrastCurve tag when copying from NEF to JPEG
- Changed -csv output to add "Unknown" group name to column headings for
missing tags when -f and -G options are used
- Patched to support new XMP LensID format for Nikon cameras as written by
Apple Photos (thanks Mattsta)
- Fixed problem extracting metadata from Sigma DP2 Quattro X3F files
- Fixed End() and EndDir() functions so they work when writing and when the -v
option is used
- Fixed problem recognizing some PGM files
- Fixed bug in offsets for some Photoshop information in -v3 output
- Fixed problem writing a list containing empty elements inside an XMP
structure
- API Changes:
- Added NoMultiExif option
- Changed FilterW option to not write tag if $_ is set to undef
May 11, 2020 - Version 11.99
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Mykyta Kozlov)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added a newn PentaxModelID
- Decode a few new QuickTime tags
- Decode new ID3 Grouping tag
- Decode a few more MinoltaRaw tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed runtime warning which could occur when reading corrupted RTF files
- Fixed another potential pitfall in M2TS Duration calculation
- Fixed problem extracting some unknown QuickTime:Keys tags
- Fixed problem decoding Nikon D850 orientation tags
- Fixed bug where TIFF image data may not be padded to an even number of bytes
May 1, 2020 - Version 11.98
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Patched to extract EXIF with an "Exif\0\0" header from WebP images
- Enhanced -efile option and added to the documentation
- Minor tweak to -htmlDump output (disallow locking of empty selection)
- Fixed problem determining Duration of some M2TS videos
Apr. 27, 2020 - Version 11.97
- Added experimental -efile option (undocumented)
- Decode NMEA GGA sentence from streaming GPS of some dashcam videos
Apr. 24, 2020 - Version 11.96
- Decode streaming GPS from Lucas LK-7900 Ace AVI videos
- Changed new Exit/ExitDir function names to End/EndDir
- Fixed inconsistencies when using "-use mwg" together with the -wm option
Apr. 23, 2020 - Version 11.95
- Added Exit() and ExitDir() functions for use in -if conditions (NOTE: these
function names changed to End() and EndDir() in ExifTool 11.96)
- Enhanced -geotag feature to support a more flexible input CSV file format
- Enhanced -if and API Filter options to allow access to ExifTool object via
$self
- Fixed problem reading HEIC Exif with a missing header
Apr. 17, 2020 - Version 11.94
- Added support for QuickTime ItemList:GPSCoordinates
- Added additional Validate test for overlapping EXIF values
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Decode a few more Nikon tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode Pentax ShutterType
- Changed color of locked highlighted selection in -htmlDump output
- Fixed problem reading PDF files written by Microsoft Print-to-PDF
- Fixed problem where -X output would produce invalid XML for MP4 files
containing an HTCTrack
Apr. 3, 2020 - Version 11.93
- Added new config file to the distribution for writing Pix4D XMP-Camera tags
(config_files/pix4d.config)
- Added support for the DOSCyrillic (cp866) character set
- Added IO::String to the Windows EXE version
- Improved identification of Canon RF lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Enhanced -htmlDump output to add "File offset" entry for EXIF tags and
ability lock highlighted selection by clicking the mouse
- Enhanced -srcfile option to generate OriginalFileName and OriginalDirectory
UserParam tags
- Patched HEIC writer to add missing pitm box if necessary
- Fixed problem adding back EXIF after deleting it from HEIC file
- Fixed minor problem with incorrect number of bytes being reported for
invalid header in corrupt files
- API Changes:
- Enhanced UserParam option to allow parameters to be extracted as if
they were normal tags
Mar. 19, 2020 - Version 11.92
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Wolfgang Exler)
- Decode a few new Leica tags (thanks Tim Gray)
- Decode AccelerometerData from Samsung Gear 360 videos
- Fixed a couple of problems decoding timed GPS metadata from NextBase dashcam
videos
- Fixed problem where -X option could produce invalid XML when reading
corrupted XMP
Mar. 5, 2020 - Version 11.91
- Added undocumented -xpath option for use by alternate Windows version
- Decode a couple of new Panasonic tags
- Documented -ec option (available since version 11.54)
- Reverted -htmlDump fix of 11.90 because it broke more than it fixed, and
instead applied a targeted patch to fix this problem for RW2 files
Mar. 3, 2020 - Version 11.90
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added two new Olympus LensType values
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added some new Canon RecordMode values
- Added some new QuickTime GeneralProfileIDC values
- Added new values for a couple of FujiFilm tags
- Added a number of new QuickTime GenreID values
- Decode Nikon Z6/Z7 phase-detect AF points (thanks Andy Dragon)
- Patched to avoid possible "Undefined subroutine" error in MacOS 10.15
- Fixed incorrect offsets in -htmlDump output for some file types
Feb. 25, 2020 - Version 11.89
- Added support for Exif 2.32 for XMP
- Recognize the HIF file extension
- Improved verbose output for QuickTime iref items
- Patched to create new GPS metadata in Canon CR3 images using a default byte
order that is the same as existing EXIF boxes
- Patched to add missing newline that could occur in XMP with the API Compact
Shorthand option
Feb. 20, 2020 - Version 11.88
- Added write support for new Google depth-map XMP tags
- Added config_files/depthmap.config to the distribution
- Added minor error when attempting to write FFF images due to incompatibility
with Hasselblad Phocus software
- Patched to avoid "Invalid iloc offset size" error when writing some
QuickTime-based files
- Fixed incorrect ColumnCount for CSV files
- Fixed various spelling errors (thanks Jens Schleusener)
- Fixed bug writing QuickTime:Rotation in HEIC files
Feb. 13, 2020 - Version 11.87
- Added read support for CSV files
- Added "--" option to indicate the end of options
- Added ability to read/write/copy/delete the JPEG trailer as a block
- Added new Olympus CameraType and LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a few more FujiFilm tags
- Enhanced -fast option (API FastScan) to bypass PNG CRC validation when
writing
Feb. 4, 2020 - Version 11.86
- Added support for DNG version 1.5
- Added config_files/acdsee.config to the full distribution (thanks StarGeek)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Decode two more bits from Nikon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode QuickTime MovieFragmentSequence
- Patched HEIC writer to add missing iref box if necessary
- Fixed typo in a Canon LensType value
- API Changes:
- Patched ImageInfo() to recognize a stringified object as a file name
Jan. 28, 2020 - Version 11.85 (production release)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Olympus CameraType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a two new Pentax LensType values
- Added a new FujiFilm FocusMode
- Decode timed GPS from Akaso dashcam MOV videos
- Decode Insta360 trailer from INSP images and made Insta360 a deletable group
- Patched kml.fmt file to limit maximum image size (thanks Fedor Kotov)
- Fixed problem decoding values from Leica M10 and S maker notes
Jan. 10, 2020 - Version 11.84
- Decode accelerometer data from timed metadata of more dashcam videos
- Decode Canon G9 white balance tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Recognize INSP files
Jan. 9, 2020 - Version 11.83
- Added a couple of new XMP-crs tags (thanks Herb)
- Fixed bug introduced in 11.82 with the -php -D output
- Fixed problem where some flattened XMP tags could be written when they
should be avoided
Jan. 8, 2020 - Version 11.82
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added ability to process SubDirectories in QuickTime Keys tags
- Removed minor error when writing PDF 2.0 files (github issue #30)
- Fixed problem where trailing null bytes were removed from binary values in
the -php output when the -b option was used
Jan. 2, 2020 - Version 11.81
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Added two new CanonModelID's (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode AVIF AV1 configuration record
- Changed names of QuickTime MovieData tags to "MediaData"
- Patched to use 4-digit years in Time::Local calls
- Patched Composite sub-second date/time tags to do additional validation of
source EXIF date/time tags before adding sub seconds
- Fixed problem where -json output could produce invalid JSON when -struct was
used and the structure field names contained special characters (github
issue #32)
- Fixed spelling in a Panasonic SceneMode value (thanks Hubert)
Dec. 17, 2019 - Version 11.80
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added a new Nikon Z LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a few new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Attempt to improve reliability of Samsung DepthMapWidth/Height decoding
- Updated a number of Canon-mount Tamron lens names to include the Tamron
model number
- Patched MOV/MP4 writer to allow a small amount of garbage at the end of a
file to be deleted when writing with the -m option
- Fixed bug where some Composite tags may not have taken priority over other
tags as they should have
Dec. 12, 2019 - Version 11.79
- Added support for AVIF files
- Added new Canon, Sigma and Sony LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Made PDF 2.0 writable at your own risk with the -m option (github issue #30)
- Enhanced -validate feature to warn about duplicate languages in an XMP
lang-alt list
- Fixed inconsistency between documentation and ExifTool capabilities for
"Writable" status of some tags
Dec. 5, 2019 - Version 11.78
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Chris)
- Added two new FujiFilm SceneRecognition values
- Patched to avoid crash in Windows when writing a negative epoch time using
the "-d %s" option
- Fixed problem editing MIE tags when using the "-wm w" option
Nov. 27, 2019 - Version 11.77
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Joe Schonberg)
- Added a number of new Olympus LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Decode timed GPS from Ambarella A12 dash cam MP4 videos
- Decode a number of new Sigma tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a couple of new PanasonicRaw tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Enhanced -fileOrder option to add -fast feature
Nov. 12, 2019 - Version 11.76
- Added support for the Sony ILCE-9M2 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a couple of new XMP-GCamera tags
- Added MIMEType values for some formats that previously reported
"application/unknown"
- Enhanced -geotag feature to write pitch to CameraElevationAngle if available
- Improved determination of MIMEEncoding for TXT files
Nov. 4, 2019 - Version 11.75
- Added ability to read some basic characteristics of TXT files
- Added kml_track.fmt to the fmt_files of the full distribution
- Added built-in support for decoding GPS from the four video subtitle text
formats that were previously handled by separate config files, and removed
these config files from the distribution
- Derive GPSDateTime from CreateDate and SampleTime if not already available
when extracting timed GPS metadata from QuickTime-format videos
- Changed family 2 groups of some Extra tags
Oct. 29, 2019 - Version 11.74
- Added support for new XMP IPTC Extension version 1.5 tags
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode GPS track from Auto-Vox dashcam MOV videos
- Improved Russian translations (thanks Andrei Korzhyts and Alexander)
- Enhanced convert_regions.config to support new IPTC Extension 1.5 ImageRegion
- Changed the way the FlatName element works when used in a structure element
(the structure name is now added as a prefix to the flattened tag name)
- Patched gpx.fmt and gpx_wpt.fmt to support sub-seconds in GPSDateTime value
Oct. 23, 2019 - Version 11.73
- Decode timed metadata from Parrot drone videos
- Patched dji.config file to properly handle time zones
- Fixed bug which caused runtime error when reading timed metadata from Cobra
Dash Cam AVI videos
Oct. 22, 2019 - Version 11.72
- Added warning messages for corrupted Photoshop document data
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Decode more Sigma tags
- Improved Russian translations (thanks Alexander)
- Updated decoding of some CanonCustom settings for recent models
- Documented DNG OpcodeList values
Oct. 16, 2019 - Version 11.71
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a few new Nikon Z LensID's
- Added a simple print conversion for DNG OpcodeList tags (note that due to
this, these tags must now be copied using the -n option)
- Fixed problems determining some video parameters for DV files
- Changed behaviour of -sep option when writing empty list items
- API Changes:
- Changed ListSplit option to preserve empty list items
Oct. 10, 2019 - Version 11.70 (production release)
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks Laurent Clevy)
- Improved identification of Office Open XML files (github issue #27)
- Removed RAF version check when writing FujiFilm RAF files
- Limited the number of accelerometer records that ExifTool will read by
default with the -ee option from INSV files to avoid excessive processing
times and memory usage
- Patched Windows version to allow reading of shared files with Unicode names
(thanks Eriksson)
- Patched to avoid converting some bad GPS coordinates (thanks Csaba Toth)
- Fixed verbose output to include YCbCrSubSampling for JPEG files
- Fixed conversion and group names for the new FujiFilm tag added in 11.68
- Fixed format of GeoTiffDirectory and GeoTiffDoubleParams when writing
Oct. 2, 2019 - Version 11.69
- Fixed bug introduced in version 11.66 where the sign was lost when writing
coordinate values between 0 and -1 to QuickTime:GPSCoordinates
Oct. 1, 2019 - Version 11.68
- Added read support for yet another type of streaming GPS in MP4 videos
- Added a number of new FujiFlashMode values
- Decode a new FujiFilm tag
- Made NikonCaptureOffsets and NikonCaptureVersion deletable
- Enhanced tag name documentation to indicate deletable MakerNotes tags
Sept. 30, 2019 - Version 11.67
- Added config_files/thinkware.config to the distribution
- Fixed bug decoding negative GPS coordinates from INSV videos
Sept. 30, 2019 - Version 11.66
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a few new Canon LensType values (thanks LibRaw and Tom Lachecki)
- Decode a few more Hasselblad tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a new Canon tag (thanks Laurent Clevy)
- Decode more Samsung trailer tags
- Extract BWF iXML, aXML and UMID from RIFF-format files
- Extract ICC_Profile from more types of PDF files
- Enhanced %s of the -W option to recognize the PICT format
- Recognize MacOS alias files
- Changed name of Ricoh CropMode35mm tag and added a new value (thanks LibRaw)
- Minor change to a Minolta lens name (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed problem where NikonCapture information couldn't be deleted from an NEF
- Fixed problem identifying some SVG files
- Fixed typo in a CanonModelID value (thanks Dmitry)
- Fixed bug which could result in "Internal error: no list index" warning when
creating nested XMP lang-alt lists
- Fixed the names of a few Tamron lenses for Nikon (thanks Tom Lachecki)
- Fixed problem extracting Layer information from some PSD files
- Fixed writing of QuickTime GPSCoordinates to use the correct number of
digits before the decimal point for latitude and longitude
Aug. 29, 2019 - Version 11.65
- Added new SonyModelID and Sony LensType values (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added support for some new Sony models (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a couple of new CanonModelID values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon ColorDataVersion value
- Enhanced FastScan option so a setting of 2 stops processing PNG images at
the IDAT chunk when reading
- Preserve order of nested lang-alt list entries when -struct option is used
Aug. 28, 2019 - Version 11.64
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Bruno)
- Added config file for converting streaming GPS from BlueSkySea dashcam
- Decode FocusDistance for Nikon Z6/Z7
- Documented groups in families 5 and 6 (available but undocumented since
Exiftool version 8.22 and 11.50 respectively)
- Fixed some ordering problems when writing/copying nested XMP lang-alt lists
- Fixed some minor quirks with QuickTime language codes (thanks Hayo Baan)
- Fixed a CanonModelID value (thanks Dmitry)
- API Changes:
- Documented SavePath and SaveFormat options
Aug. 20, 2019 - Version 11.63 - "PNG Early Text"
- Added a few new Sigma lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved handling of Canon CNTH atom in MOV/MP4 videos
- Changed PNG writer to place all text chunks before IDAT (not just XMP)
(github issue #23)
- Issue minor warning for any text chunk after PNG IDAT (not just XMP)
- Enhanced ForceWrite feature to allow "PNG" to be specified (to move existing
text chunks to before IDAT without editing any metadata)
- Removed Windows "surrogate" warning for files that wouldn't be processed
anyway
- Fixed some entries in the Minolta LensType list (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed identification of a Sony lens (thanks Jos Roost)
Aug. 15, 2019 - Version 11.62
- Added a number of new Canon, Pentax, Sony and Sigma lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Removed some extraneous verbose warnings when geotagging
- Removed Minolta LensType value for a non-existent lens (thanks LibRaw)
- Patched problem writing some simple qualified XMP values
- Patched to avoid writing files in Windows with Unicode surrogate characters
in their name unless the -overwrite_original_in_place option is used
- Fixed an incorrect Pentax LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed family 2 group names of some XMP-exifEX and XMP Composite tags
Aug. 7, 2019 - Version 11.61
- Added a new FujiFilm CropMode (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a few new proprietary CustomRendered values (thanks Jeffrey Friedl)
- Added a new Nikon LensID and fixed a Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Decode more Sony DSC-RX100M7 tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Write standard EXIF to PNG even if non-standard EXIF already exists
- Changed a Minolta/Sony LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Changed Composite GPS reference direction tags to be derived from only the
XMP-exif GPS coordinate tags (and not other XMP GPS coordinates)
- Reverted a PNG Validation check that was removed from 11.60
- Patched to avoid problems overriding new values when writing thumbnail and
preview images
July 30, 2019 - Version 11.60
- Added a few new Sigma LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Updated Sony makernote decoding for the DSC-RX100M7 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Various internal improvements to PNG reader/writer
- Fixed bug in RIFF decoder that could cause an "undefined subroutine" error
(thanks Hayo Baan)
- Fixed problem writing some QuickTime tags if the PREFERRED levels were
changed via the config file
- Install Changes:
- Properly erase all temporary files after validation tests
July 25, 2019 - Version 11.59
- Added a new SonyModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Changed block delete to allow subsequent writing of tags from the same group
(like a group delete)
- Minor changes to warnings and verbose output when writing PNG images
- Fixed potential runtime warning on an error rewriting XMP in a PNG image
July 25, 2019 - Version 11.58
- Added a number of new Canon and Sony LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode NikonMeteringMode for the D500
- Decode LensID for Nikon Z lenses
- Extract RawThermalImage from Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal images
- Validate PNG CRC values when writing or using the Validate option
- Improved Russian translation (thanks Andrei Korzhyts)
- Improved identification of some Tamron lenses for Canon cameras
- Changed name of D810MeteringMode tag to NikonMeteringMode
- Patched writing of XMP in PNG images to always come before IDAT, and warn if
XMP comes after IDAT when reading
- Fixed problem replacing multiple lang-alt default-language structure
elements in lists of XMP structures (behaviour for other languages still not
ideal)
- API Changes:
- Removed PNGEarlyXMP option
- Fixed problem introduced in 11.54 which caused Options('UserParam') to
return undef
- Internal Changes:
- A block delete of EXIF, XMP, IPTC, etc now sets the group delete flag
July 19, 2019 - Version 11.57
- Improved decoding of some tags for the Sony ILCE-7RM4 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Minor change to a Sony lens name
- Fixed format of a number of 8-bit integer QuickTime tags when writing
- Fixed problem replacing multiple structure elements in lists of XMP
structures
July 18, 2019 - Version 11.56
- Added support for the Sony ILCE-7RM4 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new SonyModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a few new Sony/Minolta LensType values (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Decode some new Nikon and Motorola tags (thanks Neal Krawetz)
- Decode a couple more ColorData tags for some Canon models
- Extract PreviewImage from DNG files which don't have a .DNG extension
- Extract Huawei APP7 maker notes with the Unknown (-u) option
- Internal change in LensID logic for Sony E-type lenses
July 12, 2019 - Version 11.55
- Added write support for XMP-crs:Texture and XMP-drs tags
- Added a number of new Panasonic NoiseReduction values
- Added definition for a new Kodak tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a couple of new Panasonic AFAreaMode values (thanks Daniel Beichl)
- Added a couple of new Sony/Minolta LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Decode HEVCConfiguration record from HEIC images
- Decode a new Panasonic tag
- Decode a new QuickTime tag
- Changed internal handling of Composite tag ID's to include module name
- Removed "FE" designation from Samyang E-mount lenses
- Dropped Validate warning about missing GPSProcessingMethod tag
July 2, 2019 - Version 11.54
- Added new Canon and Sony/Minolta LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a number of new Sony/Minolta LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added "Unknown" value for new EXIF CompositeImage tag
- Added ability to write GSpherical tags in video track of MOV/MP4 files
- Added support for geotagging from GPS/IMU CSV-format files
- Improved Russian translation (thanks Alexander)
- Improved Validate feature to check ExifVersion/GPSVersionID numbers
- Accept unsigned numbers when setting GPSAltitudeRef from a numerical value
- Fixed decoding of DepthMapWidth/Height for some Samsung live-focus images
- Fixed a couple of incorrect/incomplete CanonModelID values (thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed problem identifying some Canon lenses when used on a Sony camera with
a Metabones adapter
- API Changes:
- Added FilterW option
- Enhanced Compact option to improve flexibility and include features of
XMPShorthand option
- Removed XMPShorthand option from documentation
June 24, 2019 - Version 11.53 - "Exif 2.32"
- Added support for the new tags of the Exif 2.32 specification
- Added a new SamsungModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added warning if extracting ZIP file contents without the -a option
- Added ability to extract EmbeddedVideo from the trailer of Android JPEG
images with the ExtractEmbedded option
- Decode timed GPS from Cobra Dash Cam AVI videos
- Decode a new GoPro tag
- Enhanced -struct option to allow extraction of structured Torrent Info
- Improved error handling when an unexpected terminator is encountered while
writing a QuickTime-format file
- Renamed one of the Nikon Saturation tags to "SaturationAdj"
- Removed warning message when writing FujiFilm RAFVersion 0240 and 0261 files
- Fixed encoding problem when writing some QuickTime UserData tags with
strings containing special characters
- API Changes:
- Enhanced XMPShorthand option to add level 2
June 17, 2019 - Version 11.52
- Added a few new Nikon CropHiSpeed values (thanks Hayo Baan)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Yves)
- Fixed problem where reading a large, corrupt AIFF file may could take an
excessively long time
- API Changes:
- Enhanced Compact option to add levels 3, 4 and 5 (github issue #16)
June 13, 2019 - Version 11.51
- Decode Canon DistortionCorrection tags
- Removed a minor EXIF warning when processing EPS files with a DOS header
- Fixed bug which caused an error when rewriting some EPS files multiple times
June 11, 2019 - Version 11.50 (production release)
- Added a new Canon LensType and two new Sony LensTypes (thanks LibRaw)
- Added tiff_version and rotate_regions config files to the distribution
- Added two new QuickTime Keys tags and made some existing Keys unwritable
- Improved Composite LensID logic to make better use of EXIF LensModel
- Improved logic when writing BinaryData tags to allow multiple interdependent
tags to be written in a single command
- Improved -htmldump output to show names of Unknown tags
- Allow advanced formatting expressions to access the current tag key ($tag)
- Remove escaped nulls from -json string values
- Reverted change in ExifTool 11.38 so that Composite GPS reference directions
are generated again even if the EXIF versions of these tags already exist
- Fixed an incorrect FlashPix CodePage conversion
June 5, 2019 - Version 11.49
- Added inverse print conversion for one of the QuickTime ItemList Genre tags
- Avoid creating a few obscure QuickTime UserData tags when writing
- Fixed problem where some QuickTime groups were not being created when
writing QuickTime tags without specifying a group
- Fixed problem where QuickTime Keys tags could be duplicated when writing an
existing alternate-language tag
- Fixed problem were QuickTime Keys alternate-language tags would not be
written when deleting the corresponding default-language tag in the same
command
- Fixed some inconsistencies when writing QuickTime tags using the -wm
(WriteMode) option
- Fixed an incorrect Pentax Sigma LensType value
June 1, 2019 - Version 11.48
- Added write support for Google GCamera and GCreation XMP tags
- Renamed XMP-GDepth "Data" tag to "DepthImage"
- Fixed bug where some QuickTime UserData tags could be duplicated when
writing
May 31, 2019 - Version 11.47
- Fixed problem which resulted in a warning for one of the CanonVRD tests on
some platforms
May 31, 2019 - Version 11.46 - "CR3 update"
- Added ability to write CanonVRD tags in CR3 images
- Decode a couple more tags from Canon CR3 images
- Enhanced Validate option to check for duplicate QuickTime atoms
- Relaxed constraints when writing IPTC date tags to allow use of separators
other than a colon
- Fixed CR3 writing to update CTBO table with any changed offsets or sizes
(although this table doesn't seem to be used by any RAW viewer, it may be
used in-camera to improve response time when browsing images)
May 29, 2019 - Version 11.45
- CORRUPTION WARNING: Patched problem where Canon DPP would destroy a CR3
image if the file had previously been edited by DPP then Exiftool
(If you have edited any CR3 images with ExifTool that had been previously
edited by DPP, then re-edit with ExifTool 11.45 or later to restructure the
file so DPP doesn't destroy it if used later to edit the file again)
- Added ability to create and delete QuickTime Keys tags
- Added sample config file (mini0806.config) to generate GPS tags from
subtitle Text in Mini 0806 dashcam videos
- Added new Canon and Nikon lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Olympus CameraType (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode CanonVRD tags from CR3 images
- Improved handling of QuickTime language tags when writing
- Fixed bug introduced in 11.38 which could cause "Use of uninitialized value"
runtime warning when reading XMP GPS tags
- Fixed bug where QuickTime tags could be written when another group was
specified
- API Changes:
- Added QuickTimeHandler option
May 21, 2019 - Version 11.44
- Added ability to extract XMP as a block from XMP files
- Prevent ExifIFD from being deleted from any RAW file type
- Fixed problem where some Canon tags couldn't be written in CR3 files
- Fixed problem reading QuickTime Keys tags with a space in the tag ID
- Fixed incorrect family 1 group when reading some QuickTime Keys tags
May 17, 2019 - Version 11.43 - "Write HEIC and CR3"
- Added ability to write/create EXIF and write ICC_Profile in HEIC images
- Added ability to write/create EXIF and write MakerNotes in CR3 images
(one might hope/expect EXIF to be stored in the same location for HEIC and
CR3 since they are both based on the QuickTime file format, but in fact they
couldn't be more different, and both are much more complicated than
necessary, which of course follows the seemingly established practice of
intentional obfuscation and zero standardization in video metadata)
- Added support for QuickTime ItemList:Author and Keys:DisplayName tags
- Prevent MakerNotes from being deleted from any RAW file type
- Fixed writing of XMP in HEIC files to conform with the HEIC specification
(obviously, Apple couldn't put this XMP in the same place as any other
QuickTime-based file format, because Apple is, after all, king of "Let's
reinvent the wheel!")
- Fixed problem where API WriteMode option wouldn't always prevent groups from
being created when group creation was disabled
May 13, 2019 - Version 11.42
- Added ability to edit ThumbnailImage in Canon MOV videos
- Improved verbose hex dump for HEIC files
- Fixed another "Chunk offset outside movie data" error when writing some HEIC
files
May 9, 2019 - Version 11.41
- Added write support and improved language handling for 3GP QuickTime tags
- Fixed format problems writing some binary values to QuickTime tags
- Fixed some language translations (thanks Herbert Kauer)
May 7, 2019 - Version 11.40
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added a new value for EXIF:SceneCaptureType used by some Samsung cameras
- Fixed QuickTime writing to preserve existing same-named default-language
tags in other groups when writing a default language tag
May 3, 2019 - Version 11.39 - "Create QuickTime tags"
- Added ability to create new QuickTime tags in MOV/MP4 videos
- Added two new Canon LensTypes and a new CanonModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a few new Sony/Minolta LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a number of new QuickTime GenreID values
- Added range check on date/time values when writing
- Decode Canon EOS D60 black levels
- Split off some QuickTime tags into different family 1 groups
- Fixed "Chunk offset outside movie data" error when writing some HEIC files
- Fixed decoding of Pentax AutoBracketing for K-1 and K-5 (github issue #15)
- Fixed some QuickTime family 2 group names
- Fixed bug introduced in 11.38 that broke extraction of thumbnail images from
Canon MOV videos
Apr. 24, 2019 - Version 11.38
- Added Extra JPEGImageLength tag
- Added nksc.config to the sample config files
- Added a couple more Sony/Minolta LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a couple of new Sigma LensType values
- Decode a couple more tags from Pittasoft dashcam videos
- Decode two new FLIR tags (thanks Corinne Berthier)
- Decode a new ERF tag, and fix wrong format for some others (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved decoding of Sigma maker notes for some models
- Enhanced Composite tag logic to allow a scalar Inhibit entry
- Enhanced XMP processing to support readable subdirectories embedded in a tag
- Updated some language translations
- Patched Composite GPS reference direction tags to prevent them from being
created if these tags already exist
- Fixed problem reading some odd PDF files
Apr. 17, 2019 - Version 11.37
- Added a new Sony AFAreaMode (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode GPS and other tags from Pittasoft Blackvue dashcam videos
- Improved decoding of FujiFilm FlickerReduction
- Ignore any garbage before an NMEA sentence when geotagging
- Fixed bug which could result in loss of timed GPS metadata when writing MP4
videos
Apr. 15, 2019 - Version 11.36
- Added a number of new MacOS tags
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks Laurent Clevy)
- Added some new Canon EasyMode and AFAreaMode values
- Added two new Canon AspectRatio values (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a new Nikon tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode some new FujiFilm tags
- Updated Sony maker notes for the DSC-RX0M2 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Hide the Nikon ShotInfo offset tags
- Fixed problem decoding NikonCustom settings for some D810 firmware versions
- Fixed typo in a warning message (thanks Hayo Baan)
Apr. 9, 2019 - Version 11.35
- Added print conversion for MDItemFSLabel
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added an additional -validate check for PNG images
- Decode a few more FujiFilm RAF tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a couple more QuickTime tags
- Allow "Copy0" to be specified as a group name for the copy number of the
primary tag when extracting information
- Improved the Composite ImageSize tag to report the RawImageCroppedSize for
FujiFilm RAF images
- Changed Composite ImageSize tag to use a space instead of "x" as a separator
when the -n option is used
- Fixed problem writing user-defined PhaseOne SensorCalibration tags
- Fixed problem where a List-type tag may not be split into individual items
with the -sep option when using the advanced-formatting "@" feature
- API Changes:
- Patched a potential pitfall if calling code used both the old List and
ListSep options at the same time as the new ListJoin option
Apr. 4, 2019 - Version 11.34
- Added a couple of new Canon LensType values (thanks LibRaw for one)
- Added a new CanonExposureMode value (thanks Arnold van Oostrum)
- Added support for FujiFilm X-H1 Ver2.01 RAF images
- Decode a couple of new Sony tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved decoding of Sony Shutter tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Improved identification of some Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Improved parsing of streamed metadata from TomTom Bandit videos
- Improved warning for truncated QuickTime atom
- Accept wider range of formats when writing QuickTime:GPSCoordinates
- API Changes:
- Changed SetFileName() 'Link' option name to 'HardLink' (but still allow
'Link' for backward compatibility)
Mar. 28, 2019 - Version 11.33
- Added write support for HEIC/HEIF files
- Added new write-only SymLink tag for creating symbolic links
- Made EXIF GDALMetadata and GDALNoData writable
- Enhanced writing capabilities for MOV/MP4 videos
- Enhanced -validate option to add more IPTC checks
- Updated decoding of Sony ILCE-9 maker notes for firmware version 5.00
(thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed problem reading streamed metadata from some TomTom Bandit videos
- API Changes:
- Added SymLink option to SetFileName()
Mar. 14, 2019 - Version 11.32
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Kenneth Cochran)
- Added a couple of new QuickTime HandlerType values
- Decode streamed metadata from DuDuBell M1 and VSYS M6L dashcam videos
- Attempt to improve Nikon lens identification
- API Changes:
- Added new single-argument version of ShiftTime()
Mar. 7, 2019 - Version 11.31
- Added read support for FITS images
- Another try at removing spaces from some DICOM values (github issues #10/12)
Mar. 6, 2019 - Version 11.30 (production release)
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode streaming metadata from TomTom Bandit Action Cam MP4 videos
- Decode Reconyx HF2 PRO maker notes
- Decode ColorData for some new Canon models (thanks LibRaw)
- Enhanced -geotag feature to set AmbientTemperature if available
- Remove non-significant spaces from some DICOM values (github issues #10/12)
- Fixed possible "'x' outside of string" error when reading corrupted EXIF
- Fixed incorrect write group for GeoTIFF tags added in version 11.24
Feb. 28, 2019 - Version 11.29
- Added support for Ricoh GR III maker notes
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Claude Jolicoeur)
- Added a new XMP-crs tag (github issue #8)
- Enhanced -csv option to output base64-encoded binary data when combined with
-b or when the -charset option is used and the text has invalid characters
(github issue #11)
- Remove trailing space from even-length DICOM values (github issue #9)
- Patched to avoid "Hexadecimal number > 0xffffffff non-portable" warning
(github issue #6)
- Fixed meta charset attribute in -htmlDump output
Feb. 21, 2019 - Version 11.28
- Added support for reading INSV video and decode streaming GPS
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Added a new FujiFilm ImageStabilization value
- Allow exiftool to be run via a symbolic link on Mac/Linux
- Reverted INDD patch of version 11.27 (ie. raise error again on incorrectly
terminated INDD object list)
- Changed handling of temporary documentation file in Windows version
Feb. 14, 2019 - Version 11.27
- Added support for more XMP-dji-drone tags
- Added new Olympus CameraType and LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Decode yet another type of GPS from DashCam videos
- Allow FileName to be written when only case is changed on case-insensitive
filesystems
- Improved identification of some iWork file types
- Recognize the LRV file extension
- Changed Windows version to use the parent folder of PAR_GLOBAL_TEMP for the
temporary documentation file
- Don't raise an error if an INDD object list is terminated by spaces instead
of nulls
- Fixed some problems with new -htmldump IFD highlighting feature
- Fixed bug introduced in 11.24 with "-o -.EXT" feature
Jan. 21, 2019 - Version 11.26
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode more tags for the Sony ICLE-6400 (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Enhanced -htmldump feature to highlight IFD when mousing over IFD offset
Jan. 15, 2019 - Version 11.25
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Decode Leica D-Lux7 maker notes
- Decode more Nikon AF tags for newer models
- Decode Samsung Type2 maker notes with lower case Make
- Decode another Sony tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Improved decoding of Nikon LensType
- Improved time shift feature to fix some incorrectly formatted date/time
values
- Renamed some Sony ImageCount tags to ShutterCount (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed problem reading back metadata written to some odd PDF files
Jan. 8, 2019 - Version 11.24
- Compatibility Notice: Changed the meaning of '-' and '+' modifiers for %C
formatting code (does not affect lower-case %c code)
- Decode a number of new Nikon tags (thanks Michael Tapes for samples)
- Added new Olympus FlashType and FlashModel values (thanks Per)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Made more GeoTIFF tags writable
- Handle XMP rdf:value when reading
- Improved warning when trying to read a file with a zero-length name
- Fixed decoding of PictureControl tags for Nikon Z-7
- Fixed problem writing date/time values with " DST" designator at end of
date/time string
- Fixed problem in Windows which could cause ExifTool to abort due to a
Win32::FindFile error if a file name contained surrogate Unicode characters
Dec. 21, 2018 - Version 11.23
- Recognize DWG and DWF files
- Minor improvement to some -validate warnings
- Tolerate leading UTF-8 byte order mark (BOM) at start of JSON files
- Fixed problem recognizing some streaming camm metadata in QuickTime videos
Dec. 13, 2018 - Version 11.22
- Added read support for PC Paintbrush (PCX) files
- Added two new Sony/Minolta LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Decode LensData tags for some newer Nikon models
- Decode ColorData for the Canon EOS R (thanks LibRaw)
- Recognize DCX files
Dec. 7, 2018 - Version 11.21
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Olympus FlashModel (thanks Michael Meissner)
- Improved decoding of FujiFilm InternalSerialNumber (thanks LibRaw)
- Minor improvements to decoding of GPS from some dashcam videos
- Made XMP-getty:Personality a List-type tag
- Made it an error to use the -o option or write FileName or Directory tags
when using the TestName dry-run feature
- Fixed problem using -E with other character sets when writing
Nov. 20, 2018 - Version 11.20
- Added a new Panasonic WhiteBalance value
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode streaming GPS from MOV videos for another dashcam model
- Improved -E option to support character sets other than UTF-8
Nov. 14, 2018 - Version 11.19
- Added -fast4 option
- Enhanced -if option to allow arbitrary Perl expressions instead of just
logic expressions
- API Changes:
- Enhanced FastScan option to add a setting of 4
Nov. 12, 2018 - Version 11.18
- Decode a new Nikon tag (thanks Richard Butler)
- Decode a new FujiFilm tag
- Updated decoding of Sony maker notes for newer models (thanks Jos Roost)
- Enhanced -if option to allow fast processing pass to evaluate the condition
- Improved warning for unknown JPEG APP segment
Nov. 4, 2018 - Version 11.17
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType and a new SonyModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode GPS from Garmin Dashcam videos
- Changed type of J2C files from a JPEG 2000 image to a JPEG 2000 codestream
Oct. 26, 2018 - Version 11.16
- Decode FLIR GPS information
- Decode 3D image from RED Hydrogen smartphone
- Minor improvements to decoding of new FujiFilm tags
- Fixed problem where writing Shortcut tags with the -E option would double
unescape the HTML entities
Oct. 25, 2018 - Version 11.15
- Added a couple of new Canon LensType values (thanks LibRaw and Andrew Shieh)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Added definitions for a few more VCard tags
- Added a new FujiFilm ShutterType value
- Decode some new FujiFilm tags (thanks Richard Butler)
- Store XMP GPS coordinates with two extra digits of precision and trim
trailing zeros
- Improved technique for handling rounding errors in times and GPS seconds
- Removed "Undersized IFD0 StripByteCounts" minor warning when writing ORF
files since this is a "feature" of most Olympus models
- Warn about undefined EXIF values with -validate option
- Changed the way Mask-ed values are decoded (do bit shift automatically)
- Changed FujiFilm HighISONoiseReduction tag to just "NoiseReduction", and
avoid extracting historic NoiseReduction tag if value is "n/a"
- Fixed potential problem reading GeoTiff tags with multiple SHORT values
- API Changes:
- Added GeoSpeedRef option
Oct. 16, 2018 - Version 11.14
- Added more TIFF Compression values
- Added more AIFF CompressionType values
- Added more Nikon NEFCompression values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Canon RecordMode
- Decode some new Canon custom functions
- Patched "Invalid VignettingCorrUnknown2 data" warning for EOS R CR3 images
- Fixed bug were any argument beginning with "-progress" on the command line
was interpreted as the -progress option
Oct. 9, 2018 - Version 11.13
- Decode GPS from NextBase 512G dashcam MOV videos (different than 512GW)
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Minor improvements to verbose dump of streaming GPS metadata
- Reverted change of version 10.71 which resulted in Windows not recognizing
PNG CreationTime as written by ExifTool (added this feature to the API
StrictDate option instead)
- Improved decoding of Nikon CropHiSpeed (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved -fast option to reduce memory usage when reading JPG, PNG,
QuickTime-based and RIFF-based files via a sequential stream
- Fixed DOF calculation to use ApproximateFocusDistance if available
- API Changes:
- Enhanced StrictDate option to reformat PNG CreateTime according to PNG
specification
Oct. 2, 2018 - Version 11.12
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Decode a few new Sony SRF2 tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode GPS from NextBase 512GW dashcam MOV videos
- Validate MS-DOC FIB before extracting contained tags
- Fixed bug extracting GPSSpeed for some dashcam models
Sept. 27, 2018 - Version 11.11 (production release)
- Added ARQ to the list of supported file types
- Added support for GIMP XCF version 4 and later
- Added a new QuickTime HandlerType value
- Added read support for Apple AAE files
- Added a new CanonModelID and some new Canon LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a number of new Nikon LensID values (thanks Robert Rottmerhusen)
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode more Sony IDC tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode some new Panasonic tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Decode more tags from Nikon MOV videos
- Decode a new Nikon tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a large number of new Kodak IFD tags (thanks Jim McGarvey)
- Decode streaming GPS from videos of more dashcam and drone models
- Decode more tags from Microsoft Word DOC files
- Updated arg_files/iptcCore.args for IPTC Extension version 1.4
- Patched to read corrupted MakN data written by buggy Adobe Camera Raw
- Downgraded "Undersized StripByteCounts" error for some RAW file types
- Fixed incorrect decoding of embedded GPS in Rexing V1P dashcam videos
- Fixed incorrect format for DNGPrivateData
- Fixed potential error when deleting maker notes from some images
- Fixed problem decoding Apple PLIST information from some files
- Fixed bug in Windows with CR/LF sequences in list values of the -X output
- Fixed some inconsistencies in detecting file name conflicts when writing the
TestName tag
Aug. 17, 2018 - Version 11.10
- Added support for Canon 1DX firmware 2.1.0
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Decode more tags for newer Sony DSC models (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode some new SonyIDC tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a number of new Panasonic tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Improved validation of XMP namespaces
- Changed "File not found" messages to "Error: File not found"
- Fixed problem editing tags in Canon DR4 directory
Aug. 13, 2018 - Version 11.09
- Added new Pentax and Canon LensType values
- Decode Google Camera Motion metadata from MP4 videos
- Decode more PanasonicRaw tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Removed warning when multiple Word document LastSavedBy tags exist and the
Duplicates option wasn't enabled (added Note in tag name docs instead)
Aug. 1, 2018 - Version 11.08
- Decode more tags from Microsoft Word documents, including LastSavedBy
- Decode image file characteristics from Windows EXE files
- Decode more PanasonicRaw tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Changed names of new Samsung trailer tags
- Fixed potential problems converting C-style escaped strings
- Fixed new "#[CSTR]" feature to work with -stay_open option
July 27, 2018 - Version 11.07
- Added "#[CSTR]" feature to -@ argfile
- Added some new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode more tags from Samsung trailer
- Decode an undocumented DNG tag
- Decode some new Panasonic tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Improved/fixed a few Validate warnings
- Made MakerNote "Bad SubDirectory start" warnings minor
- Fixed NoDups() function to work with special characters as list separators
July 6, 2018 - Version 11.06
- Fixed "undefined value" bug when reading ImageSourceData from a JPEG file
July 5, 2018 - Version 11.05
- Added a number of new Nikon LensID's (thanks Robert Rottmerhusen)
- Fixed out-of-memory problem when writing some large TIFF images in Windows
July 4, 2018 - Version 11.04
- Added a check on TIFF image data size when writing or using Validate option
- Added a few new Sony lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Nikon LensType
- Improved validation of XMP with Validate option
- Drop PhaseOne tags larger than 8 kB when copying PhaseOne maker notes to
another file
- Fixed out-of-memory problem when reading some large TIFF images in Windows
June 21, 2018 - Version 11.03
- Added support for new Exif 2.31 for XMP tags
- Added support for another FujiFilm X-T1 firmware version
- Decode more Panasonic tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
June 13, 2018 - Version 11.02
- Added support for a different format of Apple iWorks files
- Added undocumented API FixCorruptedMOV option to allow fixing MOV videos
with multiple 'mdat' atoms which were corrupted by ExifTool
- Decode more QuickTime tags
- Decode more PanasonicRaw tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Improved decoding of makernotes in ARW images from Hasselblad cameras
(thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed some problems writing multi-segment EXIF in JPEG images
June 11, 2018 - Version 11.01 (production release)
- Added a new ProfileCMMType (thanks Neal Krawetz)
- Added a Validate warning about non-standard EXIF or XMP in PNG images
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Decode a couple more PanasonicRaw tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Patched to avoid adding tags to QuickTime videos with multiple 'mdat' atoms
--> avoids potential corruption of these videos!
June 7, 2018 - Version 11.00 (production release)
- Added read support for WTV and DVR-MS videos
- Added print conversions for some ASF date/time tags
- Added a new SonyModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a new PanasonicRaw tag (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Decode some new Sony RX100 VI tags (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Made Padding and OffsetSchema tags "unsafe" so they aren't copied by default
May 29, 2018 - Version 10.99
- Decode layer information from Photoshop ImageSourceData in TIFF images
- Updated to the IPTC video metadata 1.2 specification
- Patched DateFmt() utility function to apply GlobalTimeShift if used
- Improved error message when trying to write a file with a wrong extension
- Fixed unnecessary warning when setting FileCreateDate in Windows
May 22, 2018 - Version 10.98
- Added additional Validate checks for JPEG thumbnail tags
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a number of new Nikon ColorBalance tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Disable extraction of Nikon D850 PhotoShootingMenuBank from NEF images
(apparently not valid in this type of file)
- Fixed problem with writable user-defined Composite tags introduced in 10.16
- Fixed unnecessary Validate warning about missing GPSVersionID
- Fixed incorrect "wrong IFD" Validate warnings in CR3 images
May 17, 2018 - Version 10.97 - "Multi-segment EXIF"
- Added read/write support for multi-segment EXIF in JPEG images
- Added a number of new Canon LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added support for Panasonic DC-FT7 makernotes and metadata in MP4 videos
- Decode a number of new Nikon WB tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved warning message when attempting to write to an invalid tag name
- Enhanced Validate feature to perform more tests on TIFF and JPEG images
[The Validate feature is no longer considered experimental]
May 9, 2018 - Version 10.96
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a few new Panasonic lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Added Composite tags for GPSDestLatitudeRef and GPSDestLongitudeRef
- Decode maker notes from Kodak PixPro AZ901
- Extract Preview images from iWork files
- Improved identification of Apple iWork files
- Fixed arg_files to handle GPS destination reference directions
May 4, 2018 - Version 10.95
- Added new Nikon LensID's (thanks Warren Hatch, LibRaw and Jami Bradley)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a new Samsung tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode Photoshop Lr16 layer information
- Decode more Leica tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Updated DarwinCore tags to current specification
- Improved validation of JPEG files
- Disabled writing of buggy Samsung EK-GN120 SRW files
- Fixed conversion for Nikon D850 ExposureDelayMode (thanks Jami Bradley)
- Fixed "x outside string" error when reading a truncated zip file
- Fixed "uninitialized value" error when writing a corrupted JPEG image
Apr. 19, 2018 - Version 10.94
- Added read/write support for Canon CRM files
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Decode a new Samsung tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed AIColorModel conversion
Apr. 13, 2018 - Version 10.93
- Added a new Canon Quality value (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added a new Pentax Quality value (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode some new Sony ARW tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode some AI-specific tags from PDF and PostScript files
- Decode a new QuickTime tag
- Enhanced -geotag option to support NMEA from GLONASS and other systems
- Fixed bug decoding seconds of ZIP file timestamps (thanks Lars Wallenborn)
Apr. 19, 2018 - Version 10.92
- Decode GPS from videos of more camera models
- Tolerate white space before header in PDF files
Apr. 9, 2018 - Version 10.91
- Added read/write support for MacOS FileCreateDate (writing this is the same
as MDItemFSCreationDate, but reading uses a different mechanism which
doesn't have the delayed-update issue of MDItemFSCreationDate)
- Added ability to write MacOS MDItemUserTags (requires "tag" utility)
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Properly un-escape quotes in extracted MacOS MDItem values
- Fixed another subtle order-of-operations anomaly
- API Changes:
- Enhanced GetValue() to accept a tag name with group prefix(es)
Apr. 5, 2018 - Version 10.90
- Improved decoding of Sony PictureProfile (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed problem introduced in 10.61 with order of command-line operations when
mixing copied values with assigned values
Apr. 2, 2018 - Version 10.89
- Added ability to rotate MP4/MOV videos by writing Rotation angle
- Added two new Sony PictureProfile values (thanks Albert Shan)
- Decode more Nikon tags
- Updated some values of the QuickTime MediaType tag
Mar. 27, 2018 - Version 10.88
- Added example config file (dji.config) to generate Composite GPS and other
tags from Text metadata embedded in DJI drone videos
- Added a new PentaxModelID
- Documented new advanced-formatting "@" feature which has existed since
version 10.53 but not fully functional until 10.87
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks LibRaw)
- User-defined Composite tags now show up in the -list output
- Improved speed for generating Composite SubDoc tags with -ee option
- Fixed problem creating writable UserDefined Composite tags
- Fixed an incorrect PRISM tag name
Mar. 20, 2018 - Version 10.87
- Added a new FujiFilm ShutterType value (thanks Albert Shan)
- Decode more timed metadata from CR3 images
- Decode Samsung DualShot depth map
- Decode a new Canon tag
- Improved decoding of some Canon color information (thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed print conversion of ID3v2 Genre values with multiple genres
Mar. 15, 2018 - Version 10.86
- Decode timed GPS and accelerometer data from BikeBro AVI videos
- Decode a new Sony tag and add a new value to another tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode GPSAltitude from some videos with the -ee option
- Decode some new tags from Kodak PixPro 4KVR360 JPEG images and MP4 videos
- Decode GPS information from CR3 images
- Fixed unnecessary warnings when Validate option used on CR3 images
Mar. 14, 2018 - Version 10.85
- Decode GPSTrack from MOV videos of more dashcam models
- Decode a few new CanonVRD tags for DPP 4.8.20
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a few more Canon tags (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved processing speed when using the -ee option on some video files
- Fixed incorrect names for a couple of CanonVRD HSL tags
- Fixed problem where UTF-8 validation missed some invalid sequences
- Fixed bug introduced in 10.84 with GPSPosition when -n option is used
Mar. 12, 2018 - Version 10.84
- Decode GPS from MOV videos of more dashcam models with -ee option
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Convert GPS speeds extracted from MOV videos with the -ee option to km/h
- Avoid converting empty GPS coordinates to 0.000000
- Fixed some bugs extracting Novatek GPS from MP4 videos
Mar. 7, 2018 - Version 10.83
- Added read support for Sketch design files
- Added Light LRI files to the list of recognized file types
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a couple of new Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Extract JpgFromRaw image from CR3 images
- Improved warning message when attempting to write a tag in a specific group
that isn't writable
- Changed group name of JSON tags from "File" to "JSON"
- Fixed some incorrect offsets in -v3 output for CR3 images
Mar. 1, 2018 - Version 10.82
- Added support for Canon's new CR3 raw file format
- Added a few new CanonModelID/SonyModelID values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added support for the Sony ILCE-7M3 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode timed GPS information from Insta360 MP4 videos with the -ee option
- Write XMP before idat in MOV/MP4/CR3 files if possible
- Fixed "'x' outside of string" runtime error when reading some Sony images
- Fixed problem with some hex dumps going to the console when -v3 was combined
with the -w option
Feb. 26, 2018 - Version 10.81
- Added new values for a few Panasonic tags (thanks Bernd-Michael Kemper)
- Added a new Canon, Olympus and Sony LensTypes (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new PanasonicRaw Compression type (thanks LibRaw)
- Added definitions for a number of new MacOS tags
- Decode CameraInfo for Canon 5DmkIII firmware 1.3.5
- Removed INX from list of writable files (-listwf option output)
- Fixed problem introduced in version 10.16 that could cause a "Can't create"
error when using the -o option to write certain types of files
- Fixed problem introduced in version 10.34 resulting in a "Can't delete all
meta information" error when writing .PS files
Feb. 22, 2018 - Version 10.80 (production release)
- Added read/write support for Reconyx UltraFire maker notes
- Added a new Sony/Minolta lens (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a new PanasonicRaw tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Extract ImageWidth/Height for main image of an HEIC file
- Internal changes:
- Changed TimeNow() make ExifTool object optional
Feb. 11, 2018 - Version 10.79
- Added a new Olympus CameraType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new XMP-microsoft tag (thanks Jose Oliver-Didier)
- Decode a new GoPro QuickTime tag
- Convert nulls IPTC:DocumentHistory to newlines
- Removed all null terminators from JSON and PHP output
- Fixed writing of GPSDateStamp and GPSTimeStamp to be able to set to "now"
- Internal changes:
- Changed TimeNow() to require ExifTool object as first argument
Jan. 31, 2018 - Version 10.78
- Added a few new values for some Olympus tags (thanks John)
- Decode GoPro APP6 metadata in JPEG images and more GoPro MP4 tags
- Decode more Red tags, and improved decoding of others
- Decode face detection information from timed metadata with the -ee option
- Fixed problem writing shorthand XMP containing CDATA sections
- Fixed problem copying XMP-acdsee:Snapshots
- Fixed decoding of a few Panasonic RAW tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
Jan. 26, 2018 - Version 10.77
- Added read support for Redcode R3D RAW videos
- Enhanced -sep option to specify separator and terminator for binary output
- Removed null terminator from JSON output of ICC_Profile:CharTarget
- Improved error messages to help diagnosing some types of corrupted files
- Return an exit status of 2 instead of 1 if all files fail the -if condition
- Fixed decoding of QuickTime chapter names
- Fixed incorrect MimeType for RMD files
- Fixed problem where exit status of 1 was returned when writing with a -if
condition if any of the files failed the condition
Jan. 22, 2018 - Version 10.76
- Added ability to write shorthand XMP with the -z option
- Added write support for Google XMP GFocus tags
- Improved decoding of GoPro timed metadata
- Renamed ASF PlayDuration to Duration
- Fixed problem where fractional seconds were ignored when geotagging from an
NMEA track log with no date stamps
- Fixed runtime warning when reading XMP with an empty structure in a list
- API Changes:
- Added XMPShorthand option
- Enhanced Compact option so a setting of 2 avoids XMP indentation
Jan. 12, 2018 - Version 10.75
- Added another Sony/Minolta lens (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode more QuickTime tags
- Decode a number of new tags from GoPro Hero6 MP4 videos
- Enhanded "Unknown file type" error to indicate if "File is empty" or "File
header is all binary zeros"
- Improved decoding of some Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Improved decoding of QuickTime timed metadata
- Marked ArtworkCircaDateCreated as "unsafe" for writing to avoid it being
added when attempting to shift all date/time tags
- Fixed bug which could cause runtime error when reading some old Sony maker
notes (thanks Tamas Lovag)
Jan. 8, 2018 - Version 10.74
- Added a new Sony/Minolta lens (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added print conversion for ICC_Profile DeviceManufacturer and ProfileCreator
- Added informational warning when the ExtractEmbedded option may be useful
- Improved experimental Validate feature for RAW files
- Fixed bug in experimental Validate feature that could cause out-of-memory
error when combined with "-use mwg"
Jan. 5, 2018 - Version 10.73
- Added read/write support for GoPro RAW (GPR) files
- Added a new Sony/Minolta lens (thanks Sylvain)
- Improved conversions for GPS tags extracted from video streams
Jan. 4, 2018 - Version 10.72
- Added IF feature to -p option
- Decode streamed GPS position and other streamed metadata from MP4 videos
when the -ee option is used
- Fixed problem geotagging GPSAltitude from some GPX files
Jan. 2, 2018 - Version 10.71
- Decode some more ICC_Profile tags (thanks Eef Vreeland)
- Decode MechanicalShutterCount for Nikon D850 (thanks Xavier Jubier)
- Convert PNG:CreationTime values to/from standard date format
- Fixed problem loading default config file from application directory
- Fixed problem reading XMP where a namespace is defined after an attribute
which uses the namespace
Dec. 27, 2017 - Version 10.70
- Search application directory for -config file
- Improved robustness of JSON import
- Enhancements to experimental Validate feature
- Fixed bug introduced in 10.69 which could result in hang when writing
multi-segment JPEG metadata
Dec. 18, 2017 - Version 10.69
- Added "OK" UserParam for use in -if conditions
- Allow writing an empty JPEG Comment
- Check for proper location of Photoshop metadata with -validate or -use mwg
- Exit status now set to 1 if command was aborted due to invalid arguments
- Translate "UTF8" to appropriate escape sequence when writing
IPTC:CodedCharacterSet with the -n option
- Improved "Not a valid TIFF" error message to be more specific about the file
type for TIFF-based formats
- Fixed problem parsing Honeywell PTNTHPR NMEA sentences from some GPS devices
Dec. 5, 2017 - Version 10.68
- Added ability to set tag values and API options to an empty string using
"^=" on the command line
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Decode more tags from some newer Leica models
- Decode a new Apple tag
- Fixed indeterminate order of extracted XMP structures
Nov. 16, 2017 - Version 10.67
- Fixed problem introduced in 10.66 with -execute not returning the command
number in the "{ready}" message when -stay_open was used
- API Changes:
- Added TimeZone option
Nov. 14, 2017 - Version 10.66
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Updated en-ca and en-gb language translations
- Minor format change to experimental Validate feature return value
- Prevent JFIF from being added to a JPEG containing Adobe APP14
- Changed a number of Canon LensType strings to add "USM" to L model names
- Patched for compatibility with Time::Piece version 1.29_04 and later, and
improved error handling when writing formatted date/time values
- Fixed bug in Composite MWG CreateDate and DateTimeOriginal tags which could
cause existing tags to be hidden when not using the -a option
- Fixed problem using '#' suffix not properly fixed in 10.65
- Fixed problem decoding Nikon D810 MultiExposure tags
Oct. 31, 2017 - Version 10.65
- Added support for DOSLatinUS (cp437) and DOSLatin1 (cp850) character sets
- Added Extra ForceWrite tag for forcing metadata in a file to be rewritten
- Added write support for RAF images from some newer FujiFilm models
- Added a new SonyModelID, Sony LensType and Olympus LensTypes (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Pentax LensType
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Decode more Sony tags for new models (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode Nikon D850 ShotInfo tags and custom settings (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode Nikon D850 ColorTemperatureAuto (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode Photoshop LayerModifyDates and LayerIDs
- Improved decoding of Nikon D5/D500/D810 ShotInfo tags
- Allow advanced formatting expressions to return a list reference
- Fixed problem in Composite:GPSAltitude when derived from an "undef" altitude
- Fixed bug which could result in runtime warning when excluding some tags
from being extracted
Oct. 17, 2017 - Version 10.64
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Added a new SonyModelID
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added some new non-standard CustomRendered values
- Decode FrameRate from FLIR SEQ files (thanks Sebastian Hani)
- Enhanced shift feature to be able to shift some not-so-simple numerical
values (eg. GPSLatitude) with -TAG+=VALUE syntax
- Fixed problem with possible malformed UTF-8 when writing IPTC values that
require truncation
- Fixed incorrect Writable type for XMP-GSpherical:TimeStamp
- Fixed incorrect family 2 group name for Nikon HDRInfo tags
Oct. 4, 2017 - Version 10.63
- Added a number of new Canon LensTypes (thanks Norbert Wasser for some)
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Decode MD5Signature in FLAC StreamInfo (thanks Tim Eliseo)
- Improved decoding of HEIC/HEIF metadata
- Removed useless write support for QuickTime date/time tags in HEIC/HEIF
images
- Fixed "Incorrect XMP stream length" problem when writing some INDD files
Sept. 28, 2017 - Version 10.62
- Added preliminary support for HEIC/HEIF images
- Added support for Google depthmap metadata (XMP-GDepth)
- Added some new Sony/Minolta lenses (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Michael Tapes)
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode some new Nikon tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode maker notes from Leica TL2
- Enhanced ID3 -v2 output to show frame flags
- Fixed problem decoding Nikon D810 camera tilt angles
- Fixed problem where SphericalVideoXML metadata was deleted when writing XMP
to a QuickTime-format file containing this information
Aug. 18, 2017 - Version 10.61
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a number of new Sigma, Nikon and Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Yang You)
- Decode a number of new Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode Panasonic FocusDistance (thanks David Ellsworth)
- Updated to the IPTC video metadata 1.1 specification
- Restored the ability to delete JpgFromRaw from RAW images (broken in 10.38)
- Fixed problem decoding maker notes from Pentax K-70 AVI videos
- Fixed problem conditionally replacing a tag if the value to be deleted was
taken from another tag while the new value was assigned directly
July 21, 2017 - Version 10.60
- Added two new Sony/Minolta LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks Dieter Pearcey)
- Added new Composite UniquePathPoints tag to photoshop_paths.config
- Extract raw-data JFIF/JFXX thumbnails as ThumbnailTIFF
- Improved Sony LensSpec conversion
- Updated German translations (thanks Herbert Kauer)
- Set family 1 group name of JFXX ThumbnailImage to JFXX instead of JFIF
- Fixed problem with %C no longer incrementing properly
July 7, 2017 - Version 10.59
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Added "wrong extension" warning to experimental Validate feature
- Decode Pentax maker notes in Q-S1 AVI videos
- Updated iptc2exif.args and exif2iptc.args to support new EXIF OffsetTime
tags (thanks Herb)
- Patched potential problem with "Use of uninitialized value $pos" error when
importing malformed JSON data
- Patched to avoid runtime warning due to invalid Nikon ShutterCount value
- Raise an error if -b is used with the -csv option
- Changed PNG exIf chunk name to eXIf
- Fixed bug introduced in 10.26 which could cause hang when %C is used in an
output file name
- Fixed MWG:DateTimeOriginal and MWG:CreateDate to return XMP when EXIF and
IPTC don't exist
June 29, 2017 - Version 10.58
- Added read support for RIFF-format MBWF/RF64 files
- Added write support for dji-drone XMP tags
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Steve Bates)
- Added a few new Sony/Minolta LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a couple of new CanonModelID values (thanks LibRaw and Norbert Wasser)
- Decode some new FujiFilm tags (thanks Chris Schucker)
- Enhanced FileSize print conversion to show in "GB" for large files
- Fixed "outside of string in unpack" errors when reading some corrupted
EXE/ICC files
- Fixed problem extracting GIF MIDISong metadata
June 20, 2017 - Version 10.57
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added write support for PNG Collection tag
- Added a few new CanonModelID values
- Added some new Pentax ShakeReduction values
- Removed ability to create PNG zxIf chunks
- Documented -progress:%b feature (added in 10.26)
- No longer report FileType, FileTypeExtension or MIMEType for JPEG/TIFF
images with an unknown header
- Relaxed case requirement for "SourceFile" header in CSV and JSON import
- Fixed decoding of Pentax ExposureCompensation for newer Ricoh models
- Fixed some incorrect "Wrong IFD" messages with experimental Validate feature
- Fixed a couple of Sony/Minolta lens names (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed "Error reading PreviewImage" warning for some Sony models
June 6, 2017 - Version 10.56
- Removed ordering constraints between Geotag/Geosync and Geotime assignments
on the command line
- Removed debugging print statement left in photoshop_paths.config
June 5, 2017 - Version 10.55 (production release)
- Added support for GIF multimedia extensions
- Added a couple of new Sony/Minolta lenses (thanks Chris)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Jakob Dettner)
- Added new Composite TotalPathPoints tag to photoshop_paths.config
- Decode a number of new Sony tags and updated some others (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a new Pentax tag and fixed decoding of another (thanks Andras
Salamon)
- Updated iptcCore.args for new IPTC specification
- Changed description of a couple of AVI Model tags to match EXIF
- Patched tests to avoid failures with Perl 5.25.11 due to missing "." in @INC
- Fixed an incorrect warning from the experimental Validate feature
May 26, 2017 - Version 10.54
- Added support for Google XMP GImage and GAudio tags
- Added a new Olympus CameraType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a two new Sony lenses and decode more ILCE-9 tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added new values to some Pentax tags (thanks Andras Salamon)
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added an additional checks to the experimental Validate feature
- Improved user-defined FileTypes feature to provide more flexibility
- Enhanced -ext option to allow specific files extensions to be processed
along with supported files
- API Changes:
- Added ListJoin option to replace List and ListSep options
May 17, 2017 - Version 10.53
- Added support for "MeSa" Photoshop IRB resource
- Made XMP-GSpherical tags writable
- Improved German translations (thanks Jobi)
May 12, 2017 - Version 10.52
- Added some new values to a number of FujiFilm tags and changed some others
(thanks Albert Shan)
- Decode a number of new Sony tags for the ILCE-9 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Made SonyISO writable
- Changed behaviour of advanced formatting expression for Shortcut tags so it
now applies to the combined value rather than individual constituent values
- Minor changes to some Pentax print conversions
- Fixed problem using new NoDups utility with Shortcut tags
May 2, 2017 - Version 10.51
- Added "NoDups" utility function for use in advanced formatting expressions
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks JohnK)
- Added some new Pentax DriveMode values (thanks Andras Salamon)
- Enhanced -ver option to report Perl include directories with -v2
- Improved warning message when advanced formatting expression returns undef
- Minor change to a few FujiFilm print conversion strings (thanks Albert Shan)
- Changed behaviour when interpolating Shortcut tags in a string (the values
are now separated according to the -sep option setting instead of simply
being concatenated)
- Patched to allow file times to be set on systems where futimes is not
available
Apr. 20, 2017 - Version 10.50 (production release)
- Decode a new Pentax tag (thanks Andras Salamon)
- Improved decoding of Olympus DriveMode (thanks Herbert Kauer)
- Improved handling of errors from utime when setting file times
- Fixed potential hang problem when reading corrupted QuickTime metadata
- Fixed problem deleting duplicate EXIF tags when writing other tags at the
same time
Apr. 10, 2017 - Version 10.49
- Added "DateFmt" utility function for use in advanced formatting expressions
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a new Panasonic tag
- Fixed problem decoding Sony VariableLowPassFilter values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed problem setting XMP:About when creating new XMP in a file
- Fixed an incorrect Pentax DriveMode value (thanks Andras Salamon)
- API Changes
- Allow access to the advanced formatting expression via a new ExifTool
"FMT_EXPR" member variable
Apr. 3, 2017 - Version 10.48
- Added some new FujiFlashMode values (thanks Albert Shan)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new CanonModelID and minor changes to some others (thanks Dmitry)
- Decode two Pentax tags and added a number of new values for other Pentax
tags (thanks Andras Salamon)
- Decode a new Sony tag (thanks Jos Roost)
- Improvements to the experimental Validate feature
- Fixed problem which could cause hang when reading bad PPT documents
Mar. 20, 2017 - Version 10.47
- Added read support for JSON-format files
- Added two new Sony/Minolta lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a number of new Pentax tag values
- Decode a new Canon CR2 tag (thanks Ed Hannon)
- Decode WB information for Canon 800D (thanks LibRaw)
- Improved config_files/photoshop_paths.config to indicate start of paths
- Attempt to validate new file names in Windows before renaming images
- Experimental Validate feature no longer warns about Windows XP tags
- Fixed problem extracting layer information from very large PSD/PSB files
Mar. 8, 2017 - Version 10.46
- Moved Mac System tags from the Extra table into a new MacOS group and added
ability to extract them by requesting the MacOS group
- Updated QuickTime GenreID list (thanks Francois Bonzon)
- Fixed "Invalid xref" problem when reading some PDF files
- Fixed error in Minolta lens list (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed minor problem with -U option generating Unknown tags for some known
bytes in variable-sized strings
- API Changes:
- Enhanced RequestTags option to allow groups to be requested
Mar. 2, 2017 - Version 10.45
- Added ability to write a number of Mac OS X system tags (including the file
creation date!)
- Added ability to extract OS X extended attributes ("XAttr" tags)
- API Changes:
- Added XAttrTags option
- Enhanced RequestAll option
Feb. 24, 2017 - Version 10.44
- Added a few new CanonModelID values and a new Canon LensType
- Added two new Nikon lenses (thanks Rolf Probst)
- Added a few new Sony/Minolta lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added two new Sony MeteringMode values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Improved verbose dump of Photoshop Layer information
- Patched to allow "FileName encoding not specified" warnings to be avoided by
setting -charset filename=""
- Fixed problem in photoshop_paths.config printing some paths
Feb. 16, 2017 - Version 10.43
- Restrict writing of EXIF:FlashEnergy to a single value as per EXIF spec
- Reverted format change of Sony ImageCount tag
- Changed PNG new eXIF/zXIF chunk names to "exIf" and "zxIf" until the
proposed chunks are accepted (of course, while maintaining backward
compatibility for reading/updating the other chunks)
- Lowered priority of XMP-pdf:Keywords so it doesn't take precedence over
PDF:Keywords when the Duplicates option is not used
- Improved config_files/convert_regions.config to handle the case where the
RegionInfoMP is missing a Rectangle
Feb. 10, 2017 - Version 10.42
- Added ability to read/write PNG eXIF and zXIF chunks, and made these the
place where new EXIF is created in PNG images (zXIF if the -z option is
used, or eXIF otherwise)
- Added ability to copy Photoshop OriginPathInfo with photoshop_paths.config
- Made FileUserID and FileGroupID writable
- Changed format for a Sony ImageCount tag
- Improvements to experimental Validate feature
- Fixed incorrect XMP swf namespace URI
- Fixed problem using new -p section feature when combined with -w or -ee
- Fixed formatting problem in -listx output when -lang option was used
- Fixed problem where UserComment wasn't removed if found in IFD0 when writing
it to the correct IFD
Feb. 1, 2017 - Version 10.41
- Added an experimental metadata validation feature (invoked either by
requesting the new Extra Validate tag or by setting the API Validate option)
- Added support for PSDT file extension
- Added age.config to the distribution
- Added a new Sony lens (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new PentaxModelID (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Enhanced -p option to allow files to be grouped in sections
- Made makernote offset warning minor
- Relaxed parsing of NMEA GGA sentence so comma after the geoid units is now
optional
- Patched problem extracting value of an unsafe binary tag with the -b option
when specified using -TAG# instead of -TAG with -n
- API Changes:
- Added experimental Validate option
Jan. 14, 2017 - Version 10.40 (production release)
- Fixed tests that were failing on some platforms
Jan. 13, 2017 - Version 10.39
- Added Perl version and Unicode settings to -ver -v output
- Added a new Sony LensType2 value
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- More improvements to sample time_zone.config file (thanks Hayo Baan)
- Fixed problem with MWG date/time tags introduced in version 10.34
- Fixed problem setting the value of a tag from a binary file when the
PERL_UNICODE environment or the perl -C option is used to force UTF-8
treatment of @ARGV elements
Jan. 5, 2017 - Version 10.38
- Added a couple of new XMP-ics tags
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Ken Cochran)
- Decode a couple more PhaseOne tags
- Increased priority of Sony 0x0115 WhiteBalance when reading
- Range check QuickTime date/time values when writing
- Apply CharsetPhotoshop setting to decoding of Photoshop LayerNames
- Improved identification of Nikon NRW images
- Minor improvements to verbose dump of FLIR information
- Improvements to sample time_zone.config file (thanks Hayo Baan)
- Removed trailing null in -b output for GPSDateStamp
- Changed "TAG is not supported" warning when writing to "TAG is not defined"
- Changed groups of Composite Preview/Thumbnail/JpgFromRaw/etc images to match
the tags from which they are derived
- Changed description of Composite Nikon LensSpec tag to match the tag name
- Fixed problems reading/writing PreviewImage from some DNG files
Dec. 19, 2016 - Version 10.37
- Decode more information from BMP V4 and V5 images
- Added a few new FujiFlashMode values (thanks Albert Shan)
- Changed -geotime default to use unconverted value of DateTimeOriginal
- Changed a couple of Sony Voigtlander LensType strings (thanks Jos Roost)
- Warn about invalid tag names used on the command line
- Generate default-language version of QuickTime tags even if the same-named
tag already exists in another group
- Fixed bug reading some Photoshop layer information
- Fixed problems in sample config file time_zone.config (thanks Hayo Baan)
Nov. 24, 2016 - Version 10.36 (production release)
- Added 3D Studio MAX files to the list of supported file types
- Decode more Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a couple more FlashPix tags
- Minor changes to some of the new IPTC Extension tags
- Fixed problem reading some FlashPix (Windows Compound Binary Format) files
Nov. 21, 2016 - Version 10.35
- Fixed bug in Windows version introduced in 10.32 which could cause ExifTool
to exit with an error if the -lang option was used
Nov. 21, 2016 - Version 10.34
- Added support for new IPTC Extension version 1.3 + video metadata XMP tags
- Added missing print conversion for PreviewDateTime
- Decode a few new FujiFilm tags (thanks Zilvinas Brobliauskas)
- Enhanced MWG date/time tags to support new EXIF time offsets
- Patched loophole in WriteMode which would allow creation of new metadata
files when creation of new groups was disallowed
- Fixed problem where some EXIF date/time tags may not shifted when shifting
all date/time tags with "-time:all-=VAL" for ExifTool version 10.28-10.33 or
when the MWG feature was used
Nov. 11, 2016 - Version 10.33
- Windows EXE version is 32-bit again, and packaged with Perl 5.24.0
- Fixed encoding problem with EXIF:Copyright when writing MWG tags using an
alternate EXIF charset
Nov. 9, 2016 - Version 10.32
- WARNING: The Windows EXE version for this release is 64-bit (and packaged
with Perl 5.22.2 instead of 5.24.0)
- Time::Piece may now be used as an alternative to POSIX::strptime for parsing
date/time values when writing, and is included in the Windows package
- Added a number of new XMP tags (thanks StarGeek)
- Added support for a few new Sony cameras (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added new Nikon LensID (thanks Tanel)
- Decode a new Nikon tag (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode FLIF encoding type
- Decode a new Samsung tag (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Ignore -filter option for a tag if it returns an undefined value
Oct. 19, 2016 - Version 10.31
- Added write support for FLIF images
- Added support for animated PNG images
- Added a few new SamsungModelID values
- Added a new Canon LensType
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode more Samsung tags (thanks Klaus Homeister and Sreerag Raghavan)
- Decode more Nikon tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Changed "TAG does not exist" warning when writing to "TAG is not supported"
- Fixed problem importing information from CSV or JSON databases for files
with special characters in their name
Oct. 13, 2016 - Version 10.30
- Added read support for FLIF images
- Added a couple of new Minolta/Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new SonyModelID (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added a new digiKam XMP tag
- Decode a new Apple tag (thanks Neal Krawetz)
- Decode a few new FujiFilm tags (thanks Chris Schucker)
- Decode more Nikon D5 custom settings (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode a couple more Samsung tags (thanks Klaus Homeister)
- Improved decoding of Nikon D500/D5 ShotInfo information
- Enhanced -ver option to output system information when -v is added
- Minor change to parsing of -@ argfile (comment lines may may no longer have
spaces before the "#")
- Patched Jpeg2000 reader to read bad UUID-EXIF boxes
- Lowered priority of unknown XMP tags when reading
- Fixed problem in new xmp2exif.args date/time arguments introduced in 10.28
- Fixed potential "Use of uninitialized value" warning when decoding
compressed PNG iTXt chunk
Oct. 5, 2016 - Version 10.29
- Added a couple of new Sony LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a few new Sony tags
- Decode a few new FLIR tags
- Decode some new Nikon D5 tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode a new Apple tag
- Enhanced -geotag option to allow tagging from KML placemarks with a TimeSpan
- Enhanced -d option (and API DateFormat option) to perform inverse date/time
conversion when writing if the POSIX::strptime module is available. If
POSIX::strptime is not available then the behaviour is like older versions
(ie. the date/time is not converted) unless the API StrictDate option is set
in which case a warning is issued and the tag is not written
Sept. 27, 2016 - Version 10.28 - "Exif 2.31"
- Added support for new Exif 2.31 tags
- Added some new Canon LensType values (thanks Norbert Wasser for one)
- Added a new Olympus LensType (thanks LibRaw and Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added a new Sony LensType and SonyModelID (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Pentax LensType
- Added fotoware.config and bibble.config files to the distribution
- Made Composite SubSecDateTimeOriginal, SubSecCreateDate and SubSecModifyDate
tags writable, and expanded to include new Exif 2.31 time zone tags
- Fixed problem writing user-defined structured tag elements with a dot (.) in
their tag ID
Sept. 23, 2016 - Version 10.27
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a few new NikonLensID's (thanks Yang You and Robert Rottmerhusen)
- Added a couple of new Olympus LensType values (thanks LibRaw and Niels
Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Decode some Canon 80D, 750D, 760D and 1200D CameraInfo tags
- Changed writing of some ExposureTime and ExposureCompensation tags to allow
the exact numerator and denominator of the stored rational value to be
specified
- Fixed Timecode printout in -v3 output for M2TS videos (thanks Ken Neighbors)
- Fixed some problems with the new "-progress:TITLE" feature
- Fixed problem where "_exiftool_tmp" file could be left around after a failed
write attempt
- Fixed potential "isn't numeric" runtime error when reading a PDF file with
the -ee option
Sept. 15, 2016 - Version 10.26
- Added read support for GSpherical metadata in MP4 videos
- Added a few new XMP-xmpMM tags and a new XMP-crs tag
- Added some new Minolta/Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added two new CanonModelID's (thanks Norbert Wasser and Laurent Clevy)
- Added two new Canon LensType's (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Decode a number of Nikon D610 custom settings (thanks Tor)
- Removed a questionable Samsung tag
- Marked TestName tag as "unsafe" for writing
- Enhanced -progress option with ability to set console window title
- Changed behaviour of %C to increment for each processed file as documented
(was incrementing for each output file created)
- Patched to recreate XMP in the standard location of PNG images when deleting
certain non-standard XMP as a group and recreating in one step
- Fixed runtime warning when writing 0 to MinoltaRaw ISOSetting
- Fixed problem writing SRW images from some newer Samsung models
Aug. 3, 2016 - Version 10.25
- Added a new Pentax PictureMode (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a new Samsung tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a few more Canon tags (thanks Anton Reiser)
- Removed "Avoid" flag for XMP-crs:ColorTemperature
- Changed the format of a number of XMP-GPano tags from integer to real
- Fixed incorrect tag ID's for some obscure Island Graphics EXIF tags
- Fixed decoding of some UTF-8 DNG tags which may be stored in BYTE format
July 27, 2016 - Version 10.24
- Added support for DJI Phantom maker notes
- Added a few more XMP-crs tags
- Added ability to write DNG OpcodeList tags
- Added a new Sony/Minolta LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a few new FujiFilm Saturation values
- Added a new FujiFlashMode value and fixed an incorrect Italian translation
(thanks Massimo Sanna, ApolloOne)
- Decode more Pentax tags (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Changed -config option to search the current directory first for the config
file (patches problem introduced in ExifTool 10.21 for Windows where the
working directory might not be searched when using the -config option)
- Changed print conversion of ProcessingTime to show 3 significant digits
- Fixed bug decoding PanasonicRaw DistortionInfo in DNG images
July 14, 2016 - Version 10.23
- Added read support for Ogg Opus audio files
- Added ability to geotag only GPS date/time if no position information is
available by setting Geotag to "DATETIMEONLY" (all caps)
- Added "-charset RIFF" option
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a number of new Canon tags (thanks Kai Harrekilde-Petersen)
- Changed handling of special characters in RIFF-format files (eg. AVI, WAV)
- Changed MIME type of OGG files to audio/ogg (was audio/x-ogg)
- Minor change to wording of new Nikon D80 Rotation tag for consistency
- API Changes:
- Added CharsetRIFF option
July 7, 2016 - Version 10.22
- Added read support for BPG images
- Minor changes to a few of the new Nikon tags
- Fixed problem in Windows version where not all 10.21 updates were included
in the release
June 29, 2016 - Version 10.21
- WARNING: The Windows EXE package for this release was built on Windows 10
using Perl 5.24 instead of Windows XP and Perl 5.8 -- please watch for
problems and report anything that you find
- Added a new Minolta/Sony LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new element to the XMP Colorant structure
- Added a new Pentax lens (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Decode Nikon D5/D500 AF information (thanks Michael Tapes for samples)
- Decode a number of new Olympus tags (thanks Daniel Pollock)
- Decode a number of new Nikon tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode Pentax K-1 AF points (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Extract a new DPX tag
- Patched to avoid writing an empty structure field for an undefined value
June 13, 2016 - Version 10.20 (production release)
- Added a few new Sigma LensTypes (thanks LibRaw and Jos Roost)
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added two new Canon LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost and Norbert Wasser)
- Added a couple of new PentaxModelID's (thanks Louis Granboulan for one)
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Added a few new Olympus PictureMode values (thanks Daniel Pollock)
- Added a few more XMP tags
- Decode a new Nikon video tag (thanks Hayo Baan)
- Patched to allow protected binary data tags to be extracted when -b is
combined with -php or -X if the tag is specifically requested
- Fixed bug introduced in version 9.96 where extended XMP is ignored if the
MWG module is used
- Fixed problem where the MWG module wasn't loaded automatically if there were
MWG tags in the argument to the -p option
- Fixed column alignment of alternate-language output (requires
Unicode::LineBreak to be installed)
- Fixed problem writing Sigma:LensFocalRange
May 31, 2016 - Version 10.19
- Added a few new Sony and Sigma LensType values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode more Nikon tags (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Fixed an incorrect Sigma LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed decoding of D500 custom settings for NEF images (thanks Warren Hatch)
May 27, 2016 - Version 10.18
- Added a number of new Sigma LensTypes (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a few new Sony/Minolta lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added ability to write FilePermissions
- Decode NikonCustom settings for the D500 (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode PLUS MediaSummaryCode values
- Use hexadecimal for Sigma LensType values
- Changed -fileOrder option to sort numbers in strings numerically
- Fixed typo in Samsung lens name
May 16, 2016 - Version 10.17
- Added support for Leica X-U (Typ 113) maker notes
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Added a number of new Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Mees Dekker)
- Extract TIFF-format thumbnails and previews
- Patched to ignore XML entities inside comments
- Fixed inconsistent conversion of PreviewColorSpace values
- Fixed writing of TargetPrinter tag
- Fixed bug introduced in 10.16 which which could cause a runtime warning when
using the -o option and not writing any "real" tags
May 3, 2016 - Version 10.16
- Added %D, %F and %E filename format codes
- Added a new Minolta lens (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode Photoshop Compression mode
- Decode Nikon MultiExposure information for the D5
- Updated decoding of Sony tags for ILCA-68 (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed bug adding back XMP tags after deleting all XMP from MOV/MP4 files
- Fixed problem using -o option when reading from stdin (ie. FILE is "-")
- Fixed problem where user-defined Composite tags may not always override
pre-defined Composite tags with the same name, and added feature to allow
the user to specify whether they should override existing tags or not
Apr. 20, 2016 - Version 10.15 (production release)
- Added .a and .o to the list of supported file types
- Added a few new Sony/Minolta lenses (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Decode more Photoshop tags (thanks Taylor Bangs for some)
- Decode more information from static library (.a) files
- Decode a few more tags from GoPro MP4 videos (thanks Calvin Hass)
- Decode ColorData for Canon EOS 1300D (thanks LibRaw)
- Updated Sony decoding for newer models (thanks Jos Roost)
- Fixed bug where ScaleFactor35efl could be calculated incorrectly for Canon
images from some models which have had their EXIF rebuilt
Apr. 8, 2016 - Version 10.14
- Added read support for ISO 9660 disk images
- Added a few new Nikon ISOExpansion values (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a few new Olympus LensType values (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added a couple of new SonyModelID values (thanks LibRaw for one)
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Added config_files/gps2utm.config to the distribution
- Decode Canon ColorData for the EOS 80D (thanks LibRaw)
- Decode a few new Samsung tags (thanks Francois)
- Decode a new Fuji tag (thanks Frank Markesteijn)
- Calculate Duration for APE audio files
- Tightened constraints on M2TS file recognition
- Improved verbose dump of ID3 information
- Changed XMP-acdsee:Snapshots to a Binary data tag
- Fixed bug which prevented writing of various Sony FocalLength tags
- API Changes:
- Fixed bug where FileModifyDate wasn't set properly when WriteInfo() was
called without a destination file name and other "real" tags were
written at the same time
Mar. 12, 2016 - Version 10.13
- Added a few new Canon LensType values (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen and
LibRaw)
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Added a number of new Nikon RetouchHistory modes
- Decode a number of new Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Changed a couple of Sigma "| C" lens names for consistency
- API Changes:
- Fixed bug which could cause the API Filter option to be ignored for some
tags when copying tags with the Composite option set
Mar. 4, 2016 - Version 10.12
- Added a new PentaxModelID and SonyModelID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a number of new CanonModelID values (thanks Norbert Wasser for one)
- Added a new Olypus LensType (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added two new Pentax LensType values
- Added a few new Nikon LensID values and updated some others
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Decode a new Nikon tag
- Decode a new CanonCustom tag for the EOS 80D
- Improved decoding of SonyRawFileType (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Changed "Optimised" to "Optimized" in a Photoshop tag value
- Fixed warning that could be generated by the Canon FileNumber conversion
Feb. 17, 2016 - Version 10.11
- Added a couple of new Olympus CameraType values (thanks LibRaw for one)
- Added some new ACDSee XMP tags (thanks Malus)
- Added a few more XMP-crs tags
- Added a new CanonModelID (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added a couple of new Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Added support for PDF ASCII85Decode filter
- Decode a number of new Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a new Canon tag (thanks Juha Iso-Sipila)
- Decode a few more Photoshop tags
- Convert MDItem date/time values to local time
- Patched to read incorrectly written DJI GPSCoordinates in MOV videos
Jan. 22, 2016 - Version 10.10 (production release)
- Added a new Olympus LensType (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added a couple of new Olympus FlashModel values
- Added a new Nikon LensID
- Added a new Pentax LensType
- Decode a number of new Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode H264:DateTimeOriginal DST flag, and add " DST" to time string if set
- Decode a few more CanonCustom settings
- Fixed problem creating user-defined XMP structure elements with names
containing characters which are illegal in tag names
- Improved mechanism for generating tags which must be specifically requested
when copying or used in -if or -p expressions
- Improved warning in Windows if help documentation file can't be created
- Patched Composite:FileNumber to handle case where Canon:FileNumber is 10000
- Patched reading FujiFilm RawImageWidth/Height for new X-Pro2 RAF images
- Fixed problem reading PDF objects which begin with a comment line
- Fixed problem which could result in ExifTool corrupting a PDF file when
writing
- API Changes:
- Added RequestTags option
- No longer generate MDItem tags when RequestAll option is set
Jan. 4, 2016 - Version 10.09
- Added ability to extract OS X system metadata ("MDItem" tags)
- Added a value conversion for GoogleTrackDuration
- Enhanced the -i option to allow full path names to be specified
- Fixed a potential runtime error when writing corrupted JPEG images
- API Changes:
- Added MDItemTags option
Dec. 22, 2015 - Version 10.08
- Added ability to write empty XMP structures
- Added write support for PhaseOne MakerNotes tags in IIQ files
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks David Puschel)
- Decode a new Olympus tag and improved decoding of DriveMode
- Minor improvements to HtmlDump of PhaseOne IIQ and PDF files
- Patched to allow overwriting of empty XMP written by some PhaseOne cameras
- Fixed bug in HtmlDump feature that could cause a "substr outside of string"
error
- API Changes:
- Changed API QuickTimeUTC option to also enforce proper time zero
Nov. 26, 2015 - Version 10.07
- Fixed problem with warnings on some systems about unimplemented functions
for FileGroupID and FileUserID when -p or -if were used
Nov. 26, 2015 - Version 10.06
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Added a couple of new XMP-digiKam tags
- Added a new CanonModelID
- Added a new ACDSee XMP tag (thanks Malus)
- Decode a new Canon tag
- Improved a few lens names (thanks Jos Roost)
- Patched to remove trailing null when reading improperly written QuickTime
strings
- Fixed bug where SystemTags weren't available for use with the -p and -if
options
Nov. 6, 2015 - Version 10.05
- Added new Canon and Sony LensType values
- Added some new Nikon LensID's (thanks Robert Rottmerhusen)
- Added a new PentaxModelID
- Added preliminary support for Motorola maker notes
- Changed format of XMP-photoshop:DocumentAncestors to write a simple Bag of
strings rather than structures (since this is what the Adobe software
writes, contrary to their own XMP specification)
- Fixed problem where HASH references may be exposed when copying a list of
structures to a non-list-type tag
- API Changes:
- Added Filter option
- Changed GetNewValues method name to GetNewValue (GetNewValues still
works for backward compatibility)
Oct. 28, 2015 - Version 10.04
- Added a few new Microsoft XMP tags
- Enhanced -r option to allow processing of directory names beginning with "."
- Avoid writing XMP-microsoft:LensModel unless specified explicitly
- Limit precision of area size in picasa_faces config file (thanks StarGeek)
- Moved Nikon NCDT GPS tags into the GPS group so they work with the Composite
GPS tags
- Fixed problem reading Ricoh RMETA information from some cameras
Oct. 21, 2015 - Version 10.03
- Added support for JPEG 2000 extended-length boxes
- Added a few new Canon LensType and CanonModelID values
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks LibRaw)
- Added ExifTool version number as a comment in -listx output
- Added support for Leica SL (Typ 601) maker notes
- Added a new Sony LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode more Sony tags for some new models (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a new Pentax tag
- Patched for invalid makernote entry written by Sony ILCE-7M2 v1.21
- Patched problem reading EXE resources with a missing null terminator
- Updated Windows distribution package to use latest version of PAR
Sept. 17, 2015 - Version 10.02
- Added ability to read PNG chunks after the normal PNG end of file (IEND)
- Added ability to delete a PNG trailer (with -trailer:all=)
- Added some new Nikon LensID's (thanks Robert Rottmerhusen and LibRaw)
- Added a few new Canon LensType's (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Added a new Pentax LensType (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Decode some new PanasonicRaw tags (thanks Andrew)
- Decode a new Pentax tag
- Enhanced -m option to allow IPTC values which are too short to be written
Sept. 3, 2015 - Version 10.01
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added a few new QuickTime GenreID values (thanks Francois Bonzon)
- Decode a new Pentax tag
- Leica programmers should all be ashamed of the complete shambles of metadata
they have created
- Minor change to the name of a Sigma lens for Canon
- Improved recognition of Pentax lens adapter
- Implemented NoPDFList for -b option of Windows version too
- Renamed a few Sony tags and improved decoding of others (thanks Jos Roost)
- Renamed a few Pentax tags
- Fixed problem importing structured information from -X option output
- Fixed round-off errors in value and typo in name of CanonVRD:GammaWhitePoint
- Fixed test failures if Encode, POSIX or Time::Local modules are missing
Aug. 18, 2015 - Version 10.00 (production release)
- Added a few new CanonModelID's
- Added a few new Nikon LensID's (thanks Jaap Voets and Robert Rottmerhusen)
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a number of new Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Decode a couple more RIFF tags and extract Unknown RIFF tags
- Changed -b option to avoid splitting PDF List-type tag values
- API Changes:
- Added NoPDFList option
July 23, 2015 - Version 9.99
- Added support for the Leica Q (Typ 116) maker notes
- Added two new SonyModelID's (thanks Jos Roost for one)
- Added two new Sony LensType2 values (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Pentax LensType
- Extract a number of new File System tags when API SystemTags option is set
- Decode a new FujiFilm tag (thanks TonyB)
- Decode a number of new Sony tags (thanks Jos Roost)
- Disabled writing of XMP to PostScript-format Adobe Illustrator files
- SourceFile values in -csv and -json input/output are now converted to/from
filename character set (set by -charset filename option) when
reading/writing
- Renamed Flash:FileAttributes to FlashAttributes
- Renamed FujiFilm:AFPointSet to AFMode and improved decoding
- Fixed problem where a partial command could be executed if the -stay_open
option was used and the command is aborted due to an error in arguments
- Fixed problem with OS X installer on El Capitan (now installs in
/usr/local/bin instead of /usr/bin)
- API Changes:
- Added SystemTags option
June 26, 2015 - Version 9.98
- Added read support for DSS and DS2 file formats
- Added write support for XMP-mwg-rs:Rotation (seen in XMP from LR6)
- Added a new Sigma LensType (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Decode Pentax DiffractionCorrection
- Decode Olympus ID3 XOLY frame
- Decode a few more Sony tags
- Improved reliability of decoding Nikon D810 ShotInfo and custom settings
- Changed name of Pentax VignettingCorrection to PeripheralIlluminationCorr
- Fixed problem with user parameters in tag name expressions when copying
June 2, 2015 - Version 9.97
- Added a new Pentax Quality value
- Added a new Panasonic AdvancedSceneMode (thanks Horst Wandres)
- Minor improvement to lens identification logic based on XMP information
- Changed a few DR4 tag names
- Fixed improper scoping of XMP namespace prefixes (so conflicting prefixes
are now properly resolved)
May 20, 2015 - Version 9.96
- Added support for CanonVRD version 4 information and DR4 files
- Added two new Canon LensType values (thanks Norbert Wasser)
- Added two new Olympus LensType values (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added a new Minolta/Sony LensType and fixed another one (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks John Helour)
- Added a few new QuickTime tags
- Added a new PentaxModelID and a new Pentax PictureMode
- Added a few new XMP-aux tags
- Decode a couple more DPX tags
- Decode NikonCustom tags for D810 firmware version 1.02
- Improved -htmlDump output for extended XMP and some other JPEG segments
- Improved a Canon lens name
- Documented the -userParam command-line option (which has existed since 9.90)
- Changed default behaviour to ignore extended XMP with an incorrect GUID (as
per the XMP specification)
- Changed the case of a few tag names for consistency
- Patched problem with Sony cameras giving incorrect LensInfo for some third
party lenses, leading to an incorrect LensID by ExifTool (thanks Jos Roost)
- Patched problem where GPS minutes or seconds could round up to 60
- Fixed picasa_faces.config to rotate regions if necessary for RAW file types
(thanks Stargeek)
- API Changes:
- Added ExtendedXMP option
May 9, 2015 - Version 9.95
- Added a few new Minolta/Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Added config_files/photoshop_paths.config to the full distribution
- Avoid rebuilding maker notes when using -tagsFromFile with -fast2 option
- Validate tag names when redirecting (ie. "-DSTTAG<SRCTAG")
May 3, 2015 - Version 9.94
- Added Geotag support for Bramor gEO log files
- Added support for iCalendar ICS files
- Added support for Leica M Monochrom (Type 246) maker notes
- Added new "Preview" group for all embedded preview images
- Added a new PentaxModelID (thanks Louis Granboulan)
- Added a new Canon LensType (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added tag name to "Invalid EXIF text encoding" warning
- Decode ColorData for Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R (thanks LibRaw)
- Changed ListItem option so that it also applies when copying tags
- Enhanced FileTypeExtension to return an uppercase extension when the print
conversion is disabled (eg. the -n option)
- Fixed incorrect FileTypeExtension for virtual device drivers
- Fixed an improperly formatted warning for duplicate PDF entries
- Fixed bug creating extended XMP in JPEG images when deleting all XMP and
adding back in the same step
Apr. 25, 2015 - Version 9.93
- Added FileTypeExtension tag
- Added a few new CanonModelID values
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Added a few new Minolta/Sony lenses (thanks Jos Roost)
- Updated arg_files/iptcCore.args for IPTC Extension version 1.2 tags
- Improved VCard parsing/decoding
- Improved -fast3 file identification logic
- Remove "px" string from SVG ImageWidth/Height tags
- Changed DOF calculation to use ApproximateFocusDistance
- Fixed missing FileType for MOI files
- Fixed potential "Internal Error" bug when writing XMP structures
Apr. 11, 2015 - Version 9.92
- Added support for PRISM pmi and prm tags, and updated to PRISM 3.0
- Added read support for Audible .AA files
- Added support for Adobe XMP-creatorAtom tags
- Added a couple of new XMP-xmpDM tags
- Added a new CanonModelID and a new Ricoh WhiteBalance (thanks LibRaw)
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Jurgen Sahlberg)
- Updated to XMP PLUS 1.2.1 specification
- Enhanced DOF calculation to use AverageFocusDistance or
FocusDistanceUpper/Lower if available
- Patched to tolerate different version numbers in XMP namespace URI's
Apr. 7, 2015 - Version 9.91
- Added read support for VCard files
- Added support for AAX files
- Added --sort option
- Added a number of new QuickTime GenreID values (thanks Francois Bonzon)
- Added new Canon, Nikon, Olympus and Samsung lenses (thanks LibRaw and Niels
Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Added a new Olympus CameraType
- Added a new Sony FlashMode value
- Decode a new Apple makernote tag
- Decode a number of new QuickTime tags found in Audible audio books
- Improved the naming of a FujiFilm tag (thanks LibRaw)
- Removed "not yet tested" warning when writing FujiFilm RAF version 0200
- Renamed distribution file config_files/ExifTool_config to example.config
- Increased maximum metadata atom size for QuickTime files and added warning
if an atom is larger than the limit
- Changed writing of filesystem date/time tags to override the -P option
- Fixed problem writing FileCreateDate in Windows when the -o option was used
Mar. 14, 2015 - Version 9.90 (production release)
- Added config_files/picasa_faces.config to the distribution (thanks StarGeek)
- Added a few new Minolta/Sony and Nikon lenses (thanks LibRaw)
- Added new Canon and Sigma lenses (thanks Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Decode Nikon D810 custom settings (thanks Warren Hatch)
- Decode a few new Nikon tags
- Fixed superfluous "Open '' failed" warning which could occur in Windows
- Fixed problem reading multi-valued Microsoft Xtra tags
- Fixed problem on Windows using -overwrite_original_in_place with Unicode
file names
Mar. 7, 2015 - Version 9.89
- Added some new Minolta/Sony LensType values (thanks Jos Roost and LibRaw)
- Fixed Windows case-sensitivity and sort-order problems when using wildcards
in file names on the command line
- API Changes:
- Added UserParam option
Feb. 28, 2015 - Version 9.88
- Decode a few more ID3 tags
- Improved decoding of some Pentax tags
- Extended -list and -listw options to include flattened tags
- Patched to recognize ID3v2.3 tags in ID3v2.4 metadata and visa versa
- Patched byte ordering problems with Nikon FileInfo tags for the D5500
- Fixed bug where other groups were ignored when multiple groups were
specified when writing and one of those groups was a specific EXIF IFD (eg.
-ExifIFD:Time:all= ignored the Time constraint)
Feb. 24, 2015 - Version 9.87
- Added a number of new Sigma LensType values (thanks LibRaw)
- Fixed bug introduced in the Windows version of 9.85 where "*.*" on the
command line matched "." and "..", causing unexpected files to be processed
- Fixed problem extracting some Microsoft tags from MP4/MOV videos
Feb. 22, 2015 - Version 9.86
- Added check for valid filename encoding when using wildcards in Windows
- Added support for Sigma X3F version 4.1 images