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    ExifTool Alternatives

    ExifTool is described as 'platform-independent Perl library plus a command-line application for reading, writing and editing meta information in a wide variety of files' and is a popular app in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ExifTool for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and ExifTool. The best alternative is ExifCleaner, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ExifTool are Geeqie Image Viewer, ExifToolGUI, Daminion and Metadata++.

    ExifTool is mainly a Photo Manager but alternatives to it may also be Exif Renamers or Image Viewers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ExifTool.
    This page was last updated Nov 13, 2021
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    ExifTool is a platform-independent Perl library plus a command-line application for reading, writing and editing meta...
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      ExifCleaner is a free app written in Electron framework, opensource desktop GUI app to remove exif metadata from images and video files with simple drag and drop. It's built on top of the proven ExifTool library and supports fast multi-core batch processing of files.
    1. Geeqie is a lightweight Gtk+ based image viewer for Unix like operating systems. It was forked from GQview.


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      Graphical user interface to ExifTool for reading and writing metadata in images.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed and supported. Last version, v5.16, released on April 5th, 2015, can be still downloaded from the official forum.

    2. Daminion is a digital asset management software - single- and multi-user for teams and creative professionals.
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      Edit, modify, add, delete any metadata from audio, video, photo, text.
      Metadata++ vs ExifTool opinions
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      Because of its Windows interface
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    3. Corel AfterShot Pro is fast, flexible digital photography workflow software that combines powerful photo management, advanced non-destructive editing and complete RAW processing.
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      Change dates for image and video files, individually and in-bulk.
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      Exif Pilot is a Free EXIF Editor that allows you to manipulate META data within image files.
    4. A Better Finder Attributes 6 allows you to change JPEG & RAW shooting dates, JPEG EXIF meta-data tags, file creation & modification dates, file flags and deal with invisible files.
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      Edit image EXIF and IPTC metadata on the Mac.
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