[Digikam-users] How delete wrongs tags in Exifs ?

Marie-Noëlle Augendre mnaugendre at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 13:24:59 GMT 2013

The bug has been fixed in 3.5.0 version. Upgrade to the last version before
removing your wrong tags!


2013/11/7 Milan Knížek <knizek.confy at gmail.com>

> dantou 9 píše v St 06. 11. 2013 v 23:15 +0100:
> > I correct this but recently notice the wrongs worlds are always in
> > Exifs, IPTC and XMP, coexisting with the new goods.
> If I recall correctly this used to be (still is?) a bug in digiKam.
> > Who can help me and tell how I can really delete the wrongs tags in
> > Exifs, and not only in the tags viewer ( I manage it) ?
> Before you do anything, backup the collection.
> Your best bet would be to have a look at exiv2 or exiftool and learn how
> to manipulate the metadata.
> Then remove all those tags, which include the old (or even the new)
> keywords or comments.
> If you're using Linux, then some bash scripting would do the trick for
> all of your images quite easily. Similarly, you can script in Windows
> style "bat" files.
> Finally, open the collection in digiKam again, choose all images and
> "write metadata to images" again. (If you want that .)
> regards,
> milan
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