Changing timestamp on several files adding a second on each

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Re: Changing timestamp on several files adding a second on each

#16 Post by MrNiceButDim » 20.09.2017, 20:02

alf5000 wrote:
20.09.2017, 18:14
changing EXIF data is a different thing.

I always use this ugly, old but reliable and quick and free program - called Exifer.
http://www.tucows.com/adnload/281273_106644.html
Tested some more and I have two questions:

1. If I drop the files on the user interface they do get precessed but end up in another folder, two steps above the original folder. Is there some setting I have missed?

2. Some files do not get "selected". It's not fatal as the ones I want to manipulate does. Just wondering why.

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Re: Changing timestamp on several files adding a second on each

#17 Post by Dreamer » 20.09.2017, 20:45

You can use also XnView to simply change EXIF date, select multiple images, in menu > Tools > select "Change timestamp...".

You can use Search to find more images from multiple folders, or use menu > View > "Show files in subfolders" (similar to "Plain view" in FC).

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Re: Changing timestamp on several files adding a second on each

#18 Post by MrNiceButDim » 20.09.2017, 21:33

Dreamer wrote:
20.09.2017, 20:45
You can use also XnView to simply change EXIF date, select multiple images, in menu > Tools > select "Change timestamp...".

You can use Search to find more images from multiple folders, or use menu > View > "Show files in subfolders" (similar to "Plain view" in FC).
I've just tried it and it seems that to change a Date taken tag it must have one in the first place. If no Date taken is there that option will be greyed out.

Another question: How do you empty the panel with you chosen pics? Delete seems rather violent if you just want to empty the panel.

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Re: Changing timestamp on several files adding a second on each

#19 Post by Dreamer » 20.09.2017, 22:32

Another question: How do you empty the panel with you chosen pics? Delete seems rather violent if you just want to empty the panel.
Which panel do you mean? In XnView or in FreeCommander?

BTW In both programs you can use Help. If you need more help, please try to explain what exactly do you need.

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Re: Changing timestamp on several files adding a second on each

#20 Post by MrNiceButDim » 20.09.2017, 22:49

Dreamer wrote:
20.09.2017, 22:32
Another question: How do you empty the panel with you chosen pics? Delete seems rather violent if you just want to empty the panel.
Which panel do you mean? In XnView or in FreeCommander?

BTW In both programs you can use Help. If you need more help, please try to explain what exactly do you need.
This panel: https://minfil.org/583033c6b4/XnViewPanel.jpg

I'm uploading over 2500 scans (jpeg) to Google Photo. GP has very limited options for sorting so to get the pics to be presented in the right order they should have a Date taken tag which jpeg-scans doesn't have.

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