[Digikam-users] How to add some EXIF metadata to a tiff file?

Ari El ari.reads at gmail.com
Sun Jan 7 03:29:47 GMT 2007

For the record (and for newbies like myself :), to install ExifTool in Ubuntu
Edgy, you need to install the package libimage-exiftool-perl

Then to change a Tiff's resolution (dpi) you can do:

exiftool -ResolutionUnit="inches" -XResolution=300 -YResolution=300 

Gilles Caulier-2 wrote:
> On Thursday 04 January 2007 07:45, Caspar Maessen wrote:
>> Op donderdag 4 januari 2007 07:30, schreef Ari El:
>>   > Quick question, I need to add to a tiff file at least the dpi
>>   > settings for the image (Xresolution, Yresolution); the Metadata
>>   > Edit plugin is not allowing me to add or modify any information,
>> I sometimes use exiv2 on the commandline.
> Impossible actually. TIFF in writting mode will be supported to the next
> Exiv2 
> release (normally). Andreas, the Exiv2 lead developper have implemented
> 2/3 
> of TIFF writting mode stuff...
> You can try to use the ExifTool command line tool.
> Gilles
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