[Digikam-users] is there anyway......Writing tags to Raw

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 17:41:52 GMT 2009

2009/12/15 Adam <photos at papettys.com>:
> Using RC(?), the latest one, I think
> Right now I am chugging along my seemingly endless picture folders, tagging and deleting the garbage and whatnot. Most of the pictures I took this year are raw. I tested the write exif data to raw option. It says experimental and that could be why it did not work for me. My questions are
> 1. The "writing to raw" feature, is that supposed to write to the XMP or IPTC for the tag informaiton (the tags did not show up in either one for me)


> 2. Does the "writing to raw" work on canon cr2 files.

Not yet. See Exiv2 library project.

> 3a. While playing around, I found a way to export the data from 1 image, is there a way to do it in batches.

Export to what exactly ? XMP sidecar ? not yet. You can use Exiv2
command line tool for that.

> 3b. Are sidecar files anywhere in the future

yes. there is a file in bugzilla about.

Gilles Caulier

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