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20 April 2016

Phil Harvey has posted ExifTool v10.15, the first production release since v10.10 on Jan 23. The small download is available three formats, including a Windows executable and Macintosh OS X package.

Changes since the last release include:

  • Added .a and .o to the list of supported file types
  • Added a few new Sony/Minolta lenses
  • Decode more Photoshop tags
  • Decode more information from static library (.a) files
  • Decode a few more tags from GoPro MP4 videos
  • Decode ColorData for Canon EOS 1300D
  • Updated Sony decoding for newer models
  • Fixed bug where ScaleFactor35efl could be calculated incorrectly for Canon images from some models which have had their Exif rebuilt

In addition to the production releases, Harvey posts regular updates to ExifTool to handle new cameras and newly-decoded tags. His site includes an encyclopedia of Exif Tag Names in addition to extensive documentation and links to other resources.

We rely on the Perl library to write copyright information into the Exif header of our JPEGs and into DNG files. We also use it to read Exif header information. Our Services page includes a blow-by-blow account of building an OS X contextual menu service using ExifTool and we've added a Services Request form so you can request our help with your own software development.

We've explained how to reset the capture time in your images with ExifTool in Spring Back After The Fact. And we've written about using the tool in Copyrighter Pro to add copyright information to your images, as well. It's really the Swiss Army knife of Exif data.

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