Easily read, write and edit meta information for images, audio and video files

ExifTool for Mac

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Download ExifTool 12.70

ExifTool for Mac

  -  3.25 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version:

    ExifTool 12.70 LATEST

  • Requirements:

    Mac OS X 10.9 or later

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    Phil Harvey / ExifTool for Mac

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ExifTool for Mac is a platform-independent Perl library plus a command-line application for reading, writing, and editing meta information in a wide variety of files.

Exif Tool for macOS supports many different metadata formats including EXIF, GPS, IPTC, XMP, JFIF, GeoTIFF, ICC Profile, Photoshop IRB, FlashPix, AFCP, and ID3, as well as the maker notes of many digital cameras by Canon, Casio, DJI, FLIR, FujiFilm, GE, GoPro, HP, JVC/Victor, Kodak, Leaf, Minolta/Konica-Minolta, Motorola, Nikon, Nintendo, Olympus/Epson, Panasonic/Leica, Pentax/Asahi, Phase One, Reconyx, Ricoh, Samsung, Sanyo, Sigma/Foveon, and Sony.

ExifTool for Mac can Read, Write and/or Create files in the following formats. Also listed are the support levels for EXIF, IPTC, XMP, ICC_Profile, and other metadata types for each file format.

Features and Highlights
  • Powerful, fast, flexible, and customizable
  • Supports a large number of different file formats
  • Reads EXIF, GPS, IPTC, XMP, JFIF, MakerNotes, GeoTIFF, ICC Profile, Photoshop IRB, FlashPix, AFCP, ID3, and more...
  • Writes EXIF, GPS, IPTC, XMP, JFIF, MakerNotes, GeoTIFF, ICC Profile, Photoshop IRB, AFCP, and more...
  • Reads and writes maker notes of many digital cameras
  • Reads timed metadata (eg. GPS track) from MOV/MP4/M2TS/AVI videos
  • Numerous output formatting options (including tab-delimited, HTML, XML and JSON)
  • Multi-lingual output (cs, de, en, en-ca, en-gb, es, fi, fr, it, ja, ko, nl, pl, ru, sv, tr, zh-cn or zh-tw)
  • Geotags images from GPS track log files (with time drift correction!)
  • Generates track logs from geotagged images
  • Shifts date/time values to fix timestamps in images
  • Renames files and organizes in directories (by date or by any other meta information)
  • Extracts thumbnail images, preview images, and large JPEG images from RAW files
  • Copies meta information between files (even different-format files)
  • Reads/writes structured XMP information
  • Deletes meta-information individually, in groups, or all together
  • Sets the file modification date (and creation date in Mac and Windows) from EXIF information
  • Supports alternate language tags in XMP, PNG, ID3, Font, QuickTime, ICC Profile, MIE, and MXF information
  • Processes entire directory trees
  • Creates a text output file for each image file
  • Creates binary-format metadata-only (MIE, EXV) files for metadata backup
  • Automatically backs up original image when writing
  • Organizes output into groups
  • Conditionally processes files based on the value of any meta information
  • Ability to add custom user-defined tags
  • Support for MWG (Metadata Working Group) recommendations
  • Recognizes thousands of different tags
  • Tested with images from thousands of different camera models
  • Advanced verbose and HTML-based hex dump outputs
Also Available: Download ExifTool for Windows

What's new in this version:

- This marks the 20th anniversary of the initial ExifTool release!
- Added ability to read/delete C2PA CAI JUMBF metadata from TIFF-based images (eg. DNG), QuickTime-based files (eg. MP4) and WebP images, and read JUMBF from other RIFF-based files (eg. WAV, AVI), GIF images and ID3v2 metadata
- Added read/write support for JPH images
- Added ability to read Leica Q3 maker notes
- Added ability to recognize and write FujiFilm M-RAW RAF images (multiple raw images in a single file) and the ability to read preview-less RAF images
- Added support for reading a number of obscure Microsoft EXIF tags
- Added a few new Sony lenses and support for the ILCE-9M3
- Added a couple of new Panasonic Leica lenses
- Added a couple of new Canon RF lenses
- Added a number of new CPUType values for ELF executables
- Added some new Olympus CameraType values
- Decode a few more ID3v2.2 tags
- Decode a few new Canon G5X Mark II tags
- Decode WB_RGGBLevels for a few more Nikon cameras
- Extract information from FujiFilm M-RAW header
- Improved decoding of a few Nikon Z tags
- Marked misspelt XMP-drone-dji:GPSLongtitude tag to Avoid when writing
- Changed RIFF MaxDataRate conversion to use SI prefixes by default
- Fixed decoding of unknown ColorBalance information for some Nikon models
- Fixed an incorrect Nikon Z LensID

API Changes:
- Added ByteUnit option

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