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

Mark Alford alford at wuphys.wustl.edu
Wed Jul 29 13:12:14 BST 2015

On Wed, 2015-07-29 at 06:40 -0500, Alan Pater wrote:
> Try:
> ~$ exiv2 -g Date P1000986_new.MOV
> exiftool formats the output differently then exiv2

Thank you. Now I think I see the problem.The file in question is a video file, so its date tags are Xmp.video
If I understood Gilles's email correctly,  digikam only looks for Xmp.exif

> exiv2 -g Date P1000994.MOV Xmp.video.DateUTC                            XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.video.ModificationDate                   XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.video.TrackCreateDate                    XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.video.TrackModifyDate                    XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.video.MediaCreateDate                    XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.video.MediaModifyDate                    XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.audio.TrackCreateDate                    XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.audio.TrackModifyDate                    XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.audio.MediaCreateDate                    XmpText    10  3451674662Xmp.audio.MediaModifyDate                    XmpText    10  3451

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