On 11/19/12 4:31 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote:
> Howdy all,
> I need to extract all the metadata from a few thousand images on a network
> drive and put it into spreadsheet. Since the files are huge (each is
> 100MB+) and my connection isn't that fast, I strongly prefer to not move
> them before working on them -- i.e. I'm using cygwin and/or windows.
> Just eyeballing these things, I see the headers contain everything I need
> in purty rdf. What's the best way to extract this? I thought tiffinfo would
> do the trick, but it's just giving me technical info. Of course I can just
> parse the files with perl but I'm thinking there just has to be a slicker
> way to do this. What's my best option? Thanks,
I should mention JHOVE as another possibility. (Disclaimer: I wrote most
of its code, but your using it doesn't affect my income.) It outputs
metadata as XML or text, and the TIFF module is pretty stable.
Gary McGath, Professional Software Developer