JPEG & PNG Stripper is described as 'A tool for stripping/cleaning/removing uncessary metadata (junk) from JPG/JPEG/JFIF & PNG files. The image quality IS NOT AFFECTED. Includes command line support. Just specify a folder or file on the commandline (wildcards allowed)' and is a Image Optimizer in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to JPEG & PNG Stripper for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Adobe Lightroom. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Polarr or RIOT - Radical Image Optimization Tool. Other great apps like JPEG & PNG Stripper are ImageOptim (Free Personal, Open Source), ExifTool (Free, Open Source), TinyPNG (Freemium) and ExifCleaner (Free, Open Source).
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Saving images for web/email/other media with the best compression ratio and quality is a difficult task if you don’t have the right tools. Choosing the right format then choosing the right parameters are the key factors of smaller files.
ImageOptim is excellent for publishing images on the web (easily shrinks images “Saved for Web” in Photoshop). It's useful for making Mac and iPhone/iPad applications smaller (if you configure Xcode to allow better optimization).
ExifTool is a platform-independent Perl library plus a command-line application for reading, writing and editing meta information in a wide variety of files.
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ExifTool is not limited to JPEG and PNG. The file(s)/directory of files can be dragged and dropped to the ExifTool executable file, then the result is shown. Just rename exiftool.exe to exiftool(-k -overwrite_original -P -r -v0 -ALL=).exe first.
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.