EXIF/IPTC editing

posted on 14th of september, 2009

there are programs available that allows you to edit the Exif/Iptc data of a photo so that you can add title, describtion and keywords to it. Which program works best?
So far I found and tried I.tag but it turned out it accepted only 5 keywords from a list of 30. Title and description worked OK.

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Comments (13)

Posted by Mossel on September 24, 2009
Thanks for you advice and comments. Mossel
Posted by Studioportosabbia on September 15, 2009
Thank you all, for all the suggestions and tips. I tried several suggestions and ended up with Photoshop CS3 that works best. This makes submitting a lot easier so I have more time left for the shooting:)
Posted by EmeraldUmbrellaStudio on September 15, 2009
I use Photoshop or Bridge to change the Title and keyword
Posted by Rmarinello on September 15, 2009
photoshop - Info File. You can save templates that you ca load again in two clicks. Faster way if you have a lot of pics to edit, adobe bridge.
Posted by Yanzappa on September 15, 2009
best free command line exif tool here (http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/), or ITag(http://www.itagsoftware.com/) also free.
I also use pro stock master (http://www.pro stock master.com/) for keywording./remove spaces from link/
Posted by Littledesire on September 15, 2009
I also use Photoshop! Sometimes even create an Action for keywords for similar photos and it's doing everything by itself!
Posted by Creativei on September 14, 2009
I use photoshop and at times lightroom.
Posted by Bobbigmac on September 14, 2009
I use Lightroom for keywording, it's a little clunky compared to some of the more specialised tools available, but it's cheap, cheerful, and works great.
Posted by Studioportosabbia on September 14, 2009
thank you Steakhachai for the suggestion. I downloaded Xnview and tested it, works ok. The problem is that it takes only 8 keywords....at least some more than I.tag.
How many keywords does Photoshop accept?
Posted by Justmeyo on September 14, 2009
I also use Photoshop and it works very well to add words
Posted by Steakhachai on September 14, 2009
XnView works well
Posted by Studioportosabbia on September 14, 2009
Thanks Phakimata for your lightening fast reply on my question. I tried photoshop too but my version (7?) doesn't have the keyword option. Will take a look at Opando you suggested.
Posted by Phakimata on September 14, 2009
I always do this with Photoshop.
If you have a PC you can simply right click on the photo and go to properties. In there you can modify title, description, keywords and other fields. You can also use "Opando".


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