Author Topic: Windows Shows Dates for Date Create and Date Modified, but not ExifTool?  (Read 4145 times)

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Re: Windows Shows Dates for Date Create and Date Modified, but not ExifTool?
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2018, 01:29:57 PM »
I can't reproduce this because my version of Windows 10 doesn't show PNG metadata (or at least I can't figure out how to do it -- showing the file "Properties" doesn't give this information).  Can you tell me how to get Windows to show this metadata?

Right click properties and then select the "Details" tab.


Alternatively, in a directory window, select the View tab and select Details.  Then right click at the top of one of the columns and make sure "Date Taken" is checked.
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* Double all percent signs (%) in a Windows batch file.
* If your GPS coords are negative, make sure and set the GpsLatitudeRef and GpsLongitudeRef tags correctly.

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Re: Windows Shows Dates for Date Create and Date Modified, but not ExifTool?
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2018, 01:46:25 PM »
@StarGeek.  Thanks.  I see the "Date taken" in Windows now.

I'll put this on the list of things to do, but it likely won't get done for a while.

It bugs me when I have to add messy patches to ExifTool to account for quirks in other software.  ExifTool writes perfectly valid PNG metadata according to the specification.

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...where DIR is the name of a directory/folder containing the images.  On Mac/Linux, use single quotes (') instead of double quotes (") around arguments containing a dollar sign ($).

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Re: Windows Shows Dates for Date Create and Date Modified, but not ExifTool?
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2018, 01:53:14 PM »
Any progress on this issue?

Thanks
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Re: Windows Shows Dates for Date Create and Date Modified, but not ExifTool?
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2018, 02:54:32 PM »
The PNG date issue was fixed back in version 11.13, Oct. 9, 2018.
Troubleshooting hints:
* When posting, include your OS, Exiftool version, and type of file you're processing (MP4, JPG, etc).
* Double all percent signs (%) in a Windows batch file.
* If your GPS coords are negative, make sure and set the GpsLatitudeRef and GpsLongitudeRef tags correctly.