[Digikam-users] date problem

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sat Sep 21 13:24:11 BST 2013

Note : it's serious problem with gimp to lost metadata. I know this
problem since many year ago.

With all 3rd party components available in open-source to manage
metadata, it's to gimp team to fix seriously this problem. After all,
Photoshop take a care about metadata. why not Gimp ?

Gilles Caulier

2013/9/21 Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at gmail.com>:
> Try ReRead metadata from image to database. There is this option in Image menu.
> In 3.4.0, this option can be processed in batch with maintenance tool.
> It can use multicore CPU.
> Gilles Caulier
> 2013/9/21 Andreas T. Ege <andreas at spheniscid.net>:
>> Hi there,
>> when I edit images with gimp, the original metadata gets lost, so I
>> usually save the metadata from the corresponding raw image, and import
>> them back to the edited image. This works fine for most data, but not
>> for the creation time of the image, that stays the time I edited the
>> image. In the saved exif data the creation time is correct, but it
>> doesn't appear to be imported together with the rest of the data. And I
>> can't find a way to change this within digikam.
>> Is there an easy way to do this from inside digikam automatically, or do
>> I really have to adjust the creation time stamp by hand?
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