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How can I rename photos using EXIF data?

The exiftool command line utility (from the package of the same name) reads and writes EXIF information. The “writing” can include renaming the file. There are examples in the manual under “Renaming ...
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A program to sort and rename photos (drag & drop)

Yes, there is: FastStone Image Viewer lets you drag and drop into desired order. You may rename in sequence so Windows Explorer will show in the same order. And it´s freeware for personal use.
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Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos?

You can use ImageMagick (Free, open source, cross-platform, CLI) to post-process all your scanned images at once: Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos, aka. multicrop red-eye removal auto-...
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Free photo editor for Windows

Having an Explorer window which you switch to with alt-tab and drag&dropping Images to GIMP (which can even be combined with alt-tab) is what I would suggest.
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I want a Windows compatible photo viewer that can do fullscreen without doing a slideshow

Irfanview is a great photo viewer. It will show individual photos, it has full screen display or part screen with menus and toolbars. It has 'next' and 'previous' photo commands in both modes. It can ...
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Analyse properties for a photo collection

one possible solution. exiftool exiftool -r "e:\New Folder" -Make -Model -focallength -shutterspeed -iso -aperture -flash -csv >pictures.csv You can then import the data into excel or ...
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Sun positions app for Android

The application that stands out for this is The Photographers Ephemeris. Free/Web-based desktop application. Available from the Play Store for Android for a reasonable price (UK £3.22). Also ...
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Normal photo-stitching software?

Hugin is a tool-chain that allows you to stitch photographs together and despite it the use of the word Panorama in the title bar it does not just do panoramas. To cover your points: Its primary ...
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Removing blur from photos

You can use GIMP with the sharpen filter. Obviously there are limits to how much can be done with any software - if the shake is too pronounced there is next to no hope. Free (Gratis and FLOSS) Cross ...
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A program to sort and rename photos (drag & drop)

You can use Bulk Rename Utility: free Windows many option to batch rename, including enumeration:
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FLOSS tools for facial recognition?

Luxand Multiple products but the SDK is almost certainly what you want. Runs on multiple platforms, including Linux. The list of features is even longer than your wishlist. You wrote, however, "...
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App to encrypt and store all my photos online?

boxcryptor Boxcryptor protects your files in the cloud no matter if you use Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, SugarSync, Box.net, or any other major cloud storage provider. It also supports ...
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EXIF editor for photographs

The answer to most of your points is the excellent Phil Harvey's ExifTool the only missing point is that it doesn't have a GUI in and of itself. There are, however, a number GUI's that work with ...
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Software to make Photo Video maker with music?

You can do exactly this sort of thing with FFMPEG, (and much more of course), I recently used it to generate a slide show of shots for part of a video of a friends funeral to send to the other side of ...
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Smartphone camera app that take square photographs

The default iPhone Camera App has a square mode:
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Free replacement for Picasa Desktop (photo manager, no cloud)

Xn View XnView is organized as freeware for private non-commercial or educational use is really a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. It supports Image IPTC, EXIF metadata, EXIF auto ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

This programs can show mpo files in defferent formats: https://stereophotoview.bitbucket.io/en/ http://www.sview.ru/en/
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Windows application to emboss date on photos

I've used the batch conversion option in IrfanView to do this previously. Here's a sample image with a date overlaid sampled from the photos EXIF data. This can be accomplished through the IrfanView ...
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Free software for focus stacking on MacOS

Enfuse is an open-source command line utility that can accomplish focus stacking, although it more typically is used for exposure fusing. The underlying algorithm selects pixels out of a stack of ...
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Photo organizer for Mac

I just saw this app some days ago: Pixave. I did not try it, but it looks very clean and I think it's the app you are looking for. According to its documentation, it matches the requirements you've ...
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Software to convert .NEF to .JPG

Imagemagick can read NEF files to output jpeg or a wide range of other formats. Free/Gratis Cross platform Command Line conversion Batch conversion Lots of input & output formats: ~$ identify -...
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A program to sort and rename photos (drag & drop)

I use AntRenamer. It has all the features you mentioned, and some more. First click on Add Files and select your pictures Use the arrows in the menu bar to change their order Click on Actions and ...
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How can I rename photos using EXIF data?

Before Gilles submitted this excellent answer, I was experimenting with pyRenamer, a GUI tool written in Python. It allows renaming of files en masse based on portions of their existing file names, as ...
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Android app for quickly tagging/grouping photos by drag/click

There are multiple gallery apps sporting a tagging feature the one or the other way – though I know of none that would be a perfect match for you. However, some come real close. Note that I've not ...
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Star trail software

Lots of tutorials on the net for how to make star trails using gimp which is a free, open source, cross platform and very powerful photo editing tool. One that I found that was nice and concise was ...
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Software for recognizing modified images?

Most of these tools are digital forensics software and one would need to be an expert in that field in order to use it. It is expensive and it isn't automated software. The better solution, in my ...
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Replacement for Picasa that respects my folder layout

After extensive research and searching, I've found the open-source tool Digikam meets all my requirements and many more - it's a very impressive tool. It works on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

A quick search does not present any results for a viewer to display .MPO files in anaglyph form. This would be due to the original method of creation. The .MPO type was created to accept images ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

On Ubuntu you can use exiftool to extract the two images: sudo apt-get install libimage-exiftool-perl exiftool -b -mpimage2 input.mpo > left.jpg exiftool -trailer:all= input.mpo -o right.jpg (See ...
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Is there software that can search my photo collection by content?

I can't think of any offline software that would serve all of your specific needs. There are multiple programs(picasa, adobe elements, etc.) that can tag faces in photos, but no more than that. It ...
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