Photo Organizer

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
    100%
  • Task Type Feature Request
  • Category Backend / Core
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System All
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version 2.34
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
  • Votes 2
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Attached to Project: Photo Organizer
Opened by Solomon Peachy - 2007-09-23
Last edited by Solomon Peachy - 2008-05-30

FS#292 - Support import/export of XMP sidecar files

The XMP spec supports embedding the metadata inside the files, but also supports keeping the metadata in a "sidecar" file -- sits off to the side of the original -- so the original doesn't get modified.

It would be nice to support these sidecar files on import, which, thanks to the way we handle multiple files, may be tricky.

Even better, IMO, would be to support the creation of XMP sidecar files on export; this way all metadata we track could be exported in a more sane manner.

Closed by  Solomon Peachy
2008-05-30 01:24
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Additional comments about closing:  Committed in r2039. Not heavily tested, but it seems to work. Will be in 2.36-final.
Marcus Hinz commented on 2008-05-24 19:38

I would like to have the import function, because I often use Adobe Bridge to edit the IPTC-data for my nef-files and Bridge saves them in XMP sidecar files.

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