exiv2 probably would have worked for me, but I've done some tests with
exiftool, and the output can easily be converted to exactly what I need.
Thanks for turning me onto this handy utility!
On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Pottinger, Hardy J. <
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> Hi, OSU's Maureen Walsh has spoken and written about her use of Exiftool
> for just this use case, here is a link for you:
> HARDY POTTINGER <[log in to unmask]>
> University of Missouri Library Systems
> "A child who does not play is not a child,
> but the man who doesn't play has lost forever
> the child who lived in him and who he will
> miss terribly."
> --Pablo Neruda
> On 11/19/12 3:31 PM, "Kyle Banerjee" <[log in to unmask]> 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
> >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,