[digiKam-users] Using Exiftool with DigiKam

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 06:22:35 BST 2021


the minimal version of Exiftool required is 10.00, the first stable release
published in production.

But I must admit the only recent version has been tested with digiKam
implementations, eg. 12.x releases.

Under Linux i patched the default search paths to include /bin and


Tomorrow with daily bundle build, you will be able to check if changes take
effects on your computer using AppImage version.



Gilles Caulier

Le mar. 3 août 2021 à 01:19, Dan Phillips <dan.phillips.51 at gmail.com> a
écrit :

> Hi,
> I am using DigiKam 7.3.0 on a linux box running Ubuntu 20.04.
> I have exiftool V 11.88 installed by apt-get in /bin and /usr/local/bin
> Exiftool is working as expected from the command line
> In settings -> configure DigiKam -> Metadata there is a tab for Exiftool.
> There I find a search option to allow the use of Exiftool for
> manipulation of metadata. I cannot seem to navigate to any directory that
> will allow me to enable exiftool. I have also tried the download button,
> but that just takes me to the exiftool download page.
> Any hints?
> Thanks
> Dan
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