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Windows software to set Date Taken metadata based on the date stamp on the image

I am in the process of scanning and archiving thousands of old family photos, and many of them have a date in one corner left by the original camera, like this: Not all images have it and some do not ...
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Script or program to conveniently show the content of .shp.xml files generated by ArcGIS

Shapefiles (.shp) contain geospatial data and can be read by various open source programs such as QGIS. Sometimes they are accompanied by a metadata file with the extension .shp.xml such as this one. ...
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software for storing, browsing, tagging, and cataloging visual reference and inspiration material

GD student here, figuring some stuff out about how to store, tag, and efficiently browse reference material, for inspiration and context, solely offline, so no browser apps, and I use Win11. I have ...
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Edit image metadata in a table

I need to edit the metadata (eg title, tags) of several images. I can do that one by one in the explorer properties but that takes time. In the tools I know (file and image managers) you can see these ...
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Automated metatagging for images containing text

While ImageNet (image-net.org) seems to be pursuing a more large-scale purpose of visual recognition of a very diverse set of images containing various complex objects, OCR tools are more straight ...
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Cloud services for image search by metadata tags

I'd appreciate any recommendations with regards to such online services for image search. My special focus relates to services that support sharing with other pre-approved registered users, imposing ...
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Are there any good tools with GUI for pdf/djvu tagging and searching by tags?

I've been long using FastPhotoTagger for jpg/png/mp4 tagging and searching. While the tool suffices for my personal needs, someone asked me if I could recommend an equally good tool for pdf/djvu ...
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Converting geotags to name and adding the names to images for fast search

Let's say I have a geo-tagged photo (see attached example with predefined EXIF: GPSLongitude and EXIF:GPSLatitude). I wanna make a match between GPS coordinates and the designated name of the place. ...
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Digital archive - solution with metadata

I am in charge of a small digital archive and I am trying to figure out how to manage it. I have another archive of my owm, but since I am a photographer, I am spoiled by EXIF & IPTC. The other ...
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Android apps that support the hierarchical search in meta-tagged files

I am looking for an Android app that can search inside meta-taged graphics files (primarily jpg, png) not only by flat tags (primarily IPTC and MWG), but also by hierarchical tags. For Windows I am ...
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Software to Generate Image EXIF Metadata Table / Embed EXIF Data to Images in Bulk

I'm struggling to find a software which: Takes N images For each image, create a row in a table which contains the image, GPS coordinates, and timestamp Export the table in PDF Alternatively, a ...
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PDF Metadata Editor Freeware that can change the default magnification

I am looking for a PDF Metadata Editor Freeware that can change the Magnification of a PDF document so that, by default, it is set to "Fit to one full page". This can be achieved with Adobe ...
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Looking for an OAI-PMH provider for OCFL

I am looking for an OAI-PMH¹ provider working on the standardised Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL). It should run under Linux and it should be able to deliver two kinds of Metadata, besides the ...
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General metadata crowd sourcing

There is a program I use that let's you organize content and saves the metadata in a sqlite database. I'd like to know if there is any open source program for linux that let's people crowd source the ...
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Library for editing PDF files on an object level with .NET

I have several use cases for editing metadata of PDF documents programmatically.The idea is for example to remove the author and the producer of a PDF document. The idea is to leave everything else in ...
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Simple data catalog solutions for desktop

I need a simple data catalog to manage some datasets and to visualize metadata about them (descriptive statistics, variables’ description, …). Datasets are CSV files in several folders and some tables ...
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Bulk Replace/Rename of the "Title" Meta Tag in HTML Files

I am trying to replace/insert unique meta tags in/into numerous HTML files. The new meta tag information is stored in a CSV file. I tried using Exiftool but it does not support W for HTML files. ...
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Projects similar to google books

Are there other projects similar to google books that allow (legally defensible) search, snippet view, and/or metadata exploration of non-public domain books?
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Free or portable app to organize photos by metadata

Are there any free or portable applications that can organize photos and filter them by metadata and other parameters. I would also like the option to adjust the metadata for better organization. I am ...
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Manage metadata for arbitrary files

I have a bunch of files sorted into folders on a Windows share, and I would like to attach some metadata to them. The files are mostly datasheets (.PDF) and tools (.ZIP, .EXE). I would like to be able ...
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Schema Mapping Tool

I have several flat file data sources (CSVs) that are extracted, transformed and loaded into relational tables. At some point in time, when I look at a table, I often have a hard time figuring out ...
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Generic Task Visualizer / Metadata Manager

Is there a tool to help visualize automated tasks across an organisation? e.g. CRON Tasks Windows Tasks SQL Server Agent Tasks Other ETL / MFT / Reporting / Integration Tools / IFTTT tools Custom / ...
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What application for storing data based on metadata, and retrieve it via metadata search?

In our institution we have a large database of observational data consisting in precipitation, temperature, elevation and a large number of other variables, coming from different projects and in ...
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Command line tool to index and search by file size & other metadata

I have some filesystems, mostly ext (I'll include the various ext versions in that: ext2/3/4). I would like to be able to do indexed searches to find files by approximate size in addition to by other ...
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Portable washer for document metadata

So I'm doing some work for a smaller company. They wanted a standalone secure client that they can wash all their documents metadata in. Mostly it's PDF and office(doc & docx). The problem is ...
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Are there any good tools for applying searchable metadata tags to large documents?

I've googled this extensively, but there doesn't appear to be a common solution, or my keywords are inadequate. We have a few large PDFs on the order of a few thousand pages each that describe some ...
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Windows software to view thumbnail(s) inside JPG files

Please recommend software to view the thumbnail(s) stored within the metadata inside JPG (JPEG) image files. I'm not referring to creating thumbnails; instead I'm referring to viewing any thumbnails ...
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Offline journal app with strong metadata (attributes, tags) feature

I'm looking for desktop journal (note-taking, diary) application where pages can be consisted of several entries and each entry can have its own attributes (tags, date). Simple example: I am writing ...
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A software to resize, add a frame, custom logo and exif info on photos (mac)

I do locations scouting for advertisement and movies. After a day taking photos I have to resize them, apply a frame with the bottom part of the pic heigh enough to write there the file's name, iso, ...
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Simple software to add/edit/view/remove image metadata (IPTC keywords)

I have a lot of unorganized family photos. I want to be able to search all images using the standardized IPTC metadata keywords (I assume this is most widely spread way to tag photos and is cross-...
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Digital asset management for Photography

Introduction Currently using Apple Aperture. Need a replacement. I've been thinking a lot about photo management. I now avoid the word 'DAM' as it increasingly refers to industrial sized ...
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Command-line font information utility

I'd like a command-line utility which takes a font filename (or base filename if the font spans multiple files) and prints information/meta data about the font: Family name, foundry name, copyright ...
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Is there a service to upload images and metadata to?

We're looking for a software that allows applications to communicate with one of our webservers in order to store images. These requirements are a must: available as FOSS receives an image along ...
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Python library to update PDF metadata

I want to update the metadata of pdf files. My additional requirements: Python library open source (but not viral licences like GPL) Still maintained The list of outdated libraries: http://pybrary....
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Tool to manage and query “keywords” associated with Git commits

I am interested in some tool that lets me store (and delete) “keywords” associated with a commit. By “keyword” I simply mean simple names, like tags associated with a video. (But obviously I cannot ...
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Media center app that is designed to use with a mouse, not with tv and remote control

Media Centers like Plex and Kodi are extremely uncomfortable to use with a mouse, they all are oriented to run on a big tv, with those giant posters and as little data on the screen as possible. I'd ...
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Advanced software to organize and manage a life of photos

I'm looking for a program that would allow me to get control over my large (hundreds of GB) collection of photos. There are several photo viewers and collection managers (e.g. Shotwell), but those ...
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Compare image metadata

I'm using freefilesync to synchronize two folders containing photos Is there a software that can compare the image metadata to see what metadata changes have been made?
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What module can I use in Python that reads ID3 tags in FLAC, ALAC (m4a), and MP3 files?

My music library was in FLAC and MP3 formats. (MP3 for old time radio plays, FLAC for music.) I have been converting these files to ALAC in m4a files. This included cleaning up a real mess because ...
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Media file metadata editor for OS X

In order of priority, I am looking for a piece of software that: Is not iTunes. Will allow me to manually edit/create Apple-compatible metadata for audio (MP3, M4A) and/or video (MP4) files. Has a ...
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Android app to log a picture+description, and easily scroll them afterwards

Joe gives me a scarf, Jack gives me a book. A month later, I don't remember who gave what. I am looking for an Android app to keep track of that. I take a picture, I send it to the app, I choose ...
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Collaborative Web Based Wiki with ability to narrow down ideas by more than one metadata-tag?

Does a collaborative web-based wiki with the ability to narrow down wiki entries using more than one tag exist? Let me give you an example of what I am looking for; the wiki has to have the ...
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Changing tags based on file name

I am looking for software which changes the artist and song tags of a music file based on the file name. The filenames are all using the following pattern: {{artist}} - {{song}}.{mp3|wav}. It must ...
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Citation generator script

I'm looking for a script that generates a full citation (Chicago, Harvard etc.) based for the webpage it's on. The script could be PHP- or JavaScript-based, could be a WordPress plugin etc. - very ...
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Simple, free PDF meta tag editor for Windows?

Does anyone know a simple, free PDF meta tag editor for Windows? When I google, I find a lot of deceptive sites that say it's free but then there are 10 ads that look like download buttons and a ...
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Transfer date from filename to metadata "date taken" tag

I have several gigabytes of family photos that I want to upload to Google Photos. Unfortunately the time tag for these images are in the filename rather than then in the "date taken" metadata tag. ...
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Open-source web clipper for Firefox

I'm looking for an open-source addon for Firefox that allows saving web pages along with metadata. I understand this functionality is similar to Pocket or Evernote Web Clipper, but I have not used ...
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Search git-annex tags / metadata and file content

I have started using git-annex, including its metadata/tagging features to organize my personal files. I want to be able to search the tags and other metadata that I have manually added using git ...
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Search MKV metadata

For my DVD/BD collection of films and series I used the MP4 file format because it is easy to edit (title, year, actor etc.). Windows itself offers the possibility to edit MP4. It is possible to ...
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