[ubuntu-uk] Simple EXIF tag editor

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu May 10 15:53:50 UTC 2012

On 10 May 2012 16:06, Philip Stubbs <philip at stuphi.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a large quantity of scanned images that I would like to tag
> somehow. I could use a program like Shotwell, but the tags etc are
> stored in a database and not in the files. What I really want to be
> able to do is have a program that will load the image and display it,
> and have a couple of input boxes for a description and tags to be
> added. These can be saved in the Title and User Comments tags.
> If I cant find a program that can do it directly, I am thinking it may
> not be too difficult to have write a script that goes through the
> Shotwell database and adds the tags, but I don't want to re-invent the
> wheel.

I believe Shotwell can be set to write the data back to the images
rather than saving in its db.


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