Extract EXIF without loading image contents

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Extract EXIF without loading image contents

Post by Yurik » 2012-09-02T03:08:57-07:00

Hello,

Can I extract an EXIF information from an image without actually loading the rest image information? I am working with huge raw files (e.g. 23Mb DNG raw files), which load quite slow, so would like to avoid superfluous operations in case when I only need EXIF.

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Re: Extract EXIF without loading image contents

Post by magick » 2012-09-02T06:45:03-07:00

Not with ImageMagick. ImageMagick loads the image and only then can you extract any profiles.

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Re: Extract EXIF without loading image contents

Post by fmw42 » 2012-09-02T10:59:28-07:00

try EXIFTOOL

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Re: Extract EXIF without loading image contents

Post by Yurik » 2012-09-02T13:23:38-07:00

magick wrote:Not with ImageMagick. ImageMagick loads the image and only then can you extract any profiles.
Thanks. Are you planning to add this feature? It looks very useful.

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Re: Extract EXIF without loading image contents

Post by Yurik » 2012-09-02T15:41:40-07:00

fmw42 wrote:try EXIFTOOL
Thanks! ExifTool looks very powerful. The only problem is that I am using .NET and would like to avoid third-party EXE, either .NET or C++ code.

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