[digiKam-users] Managing old scanned photos

woenx marcpalaus at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 30 10:13:55 BST 2019

I would say that any format that uses the YYYYMMDD order should work. I'm
partial to YYYY-MM-DD-description.jpg, because it's easier to read, but it's
also a bit longer. I wouldn't add the time to the filename of an old
picture, just the date.

Exiftool can automatically add the exif date from the filename if you do
   exiftool -alldates<filename  -overwrite_original <filename.jpg>

(no need to specify the date format, it should detect it automatically,
although I've found sometimes it has trouble if it doesn't also include the

If I'm not mistaken, digikam will also include this functions in the next
version, as this function was added last week:
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=406855 . So I guess we can try that in
the next appimage in a few days at https://files.kde.org/digikam/

Sent from: http://digikam.1695700.n4.nabble.com/digikam-users-f1735189.html

More information about the Digikam-users mailing list