[Digikam-users] how does digikam determine the date of an image?

Alan Pater alan.pater at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 12:40:07 BST 2015


~$ exiv2 -g Date P1000986_new.MOV

exiftool formats the output differently then exiv2.

On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 5:11 PM, Mark Alford <alford at wuphys.wustl.edu> wrote:
> OK, now I am confused.
> digikam assigns this file the date 2013:05:17 so clearly it is NOT
> using the filesystem info (file creation date etc).
> But the EXIF fields it searches for,
> Exif.Photo.DateTimeOriginal
> Exif.Photo.DateTimeDigitized
> Exif.Image.DateTime
> are not present in this file's metadata.

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