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Downloads:

9,767

Downloads of v 5.16.20230730:

1,862

Last Update:

05 Aug 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Bogdan Hrastnik

Tags:

metadata exif frontend freeware

ExifToolGUI

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5.16.20230730 | Updated: 05 Aug 2023

Downloads:

9,767

Downloads of v 5.16.20230730:

1,862

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Bogdan Hrastnik

ExifToolGUI 5.16.20230730

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3 Passing Tests


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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install ExifToolGUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade ExifToolGUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall ExifToolGUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade exiftoolgui -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade exiftoolgui -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install exiftoolgui
  win_chocolatey:
    name: exiftoolgui
    version: '5.16.20230730'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'exiftoolgui' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.16.20230730'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller exiftoolgui
{
    Name     = "exiftoolgui"
    Version  = "5.16.20230730"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'exiftoolgui':
  ensure   => '5.16.20230730',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator Windos on 16 Aug 2023.

Description

ExifToolGUI is a GUI front-end for exiftool to view metadata information with some editing features.

There are many tools for viewing/editing metadata inside image files. In my opinion, ExifTool by Phil Harvey, is the best I've found so far. Here's why:

  • it shows more metadata tags than any other tool,
  • it allows to edit almost any metadata tag,
  • it is very secure to use, is regularly updated and has the best possible support.

The only downside for many potential users is the fact, that ExifTool is a "command-line" utility. That means, there's no Graphic User Interface (GUI), so all work must be done by typing commands inside "Command Prompt" window. Such approach gives ExifTool great flexibility, but is somehow difficult to use -especially for those, who don't use ExifTool regularly.

So, I've decided to make some simple ExifTool GUI for my private use. There are already some GUI's that make use of ExifTool, but some of them are not flexible enough (for my needs) and/or have somehow limited use. When making ExifToolGUI, the main goal was:

  • view all metadata that ExifTool recognizes,
  • ability to edit most frequently used metadata tags,
  • batch capability (where appropriate), means: you can select multiple files and modify them at once.

Basic idea behind GUI is, to keep it simple! Thus, only those options are implemented, which I believe, are essential for majority of users.

Community

Documentation


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$packageName  = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$url          = 'https://exiftool.org/gui/exiftoolgui516.zip'
$checksum     = '8A55DAAE8CBF342152A0CCE53792C5EEEC2F54C64F29CB94FD841674940F344F'
$checksumType = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

Install-BinFile -Path "$toolsDir\exiftoolgui\ExifToolGUI.exe" -Name 'exiftoolgui'

# set NTFS modify file permissions to $toolsDir\exiftoolgui for user account that installed the package
$WhoAmI = whoami
$Acl = Get-Acl "$toolsDir\exiftoolgui"
$Ar = New-Object  system.security.accesscontrol.filesystemaccessrule($WhoAmI, "Modify", 'ContainerInherit,ObjectInherit', 'None', "Allow")
$Acl.SetAccessRule($Ar)
Set-Acl "$toolsDir\exiftoolgui" $Acl
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'exiftoolgui'

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ExifToolGUI 5.16.20211222 3250 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
ExifToolGUI 5.16 4625 Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Approved

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