Identify edited JPEGs with JPEGSnoop
June 27, 2016 – 05:36 | Comments Off on Identify edited JPEGs with JPEGSnoop
Identify edited JPEGs with JPEGSnoop

It’s been a few years since we last looked at JPEGSnoop, a low-level tool for investigating images. Is it still useful today? Let’s take a look.
The program is as convenient to use as ever. No …

Tweak, process and optimise your JPEGs with Jhead
February 4, 2015 – 07:31 | Comments Off on Tweak, process and optimise your JPEGs with Jhead
Tweak, process and optimise your JPEGs with Jhead

Jhead is a free command line tool which crams a host of JPEG-tweaking power into its tiny 163KB executable.
The program can strip out all unnecessary metadata, reducing file size a little (occasionally, a lot), and …

Batch rename your photos with Exif ReName
November 24, 2014 – 14:34 | Comments Off on Batch rename your photos with Exif ReName
Batch rename your photos with Exif ReName

Everyone has their own idea of how digital photos should be named. This might change from time to time, cameras usually produce something entirely different, and the end result can be a hard-to-browse tangle of …

EXIF ReGenerate fixes 100’s of image time stamps with a click
September 3, 2014 – 09:23 | Comments Off on EXIF ReGenerate fixes 100’s of image time stamps with a click
EXIF ReGenerate fixes 100’s of image time stamps with a click

Take a picture with a digital camera and it’ll normally be tagged with the date and time, often useful later when searching or organising your images.
If the camera clock is wrong, though, all your photos …

Strip metadata from your photos with JPEG & PNG Stripper
June 2, 2014 – 08:31 | Comments Off on Strip metadata from your photos with JPEG & PNG Stripper
Strip metadata from your photos with JPEG & PNG Stripper

Digital photos often include metadata, hidden tags which hold more information about them: camera name, model, date taken, maybe the place (if the camera was GPS-enabled), the flash mode, ISO speed, image thumbnail and more. …

BatchPurifier LITE quickly strips JPEG metadata
December 5, 2013 – 14:37 | Comments Off on BatchPurifier LITE quickly strips JPEG metadata
BatchPurifier LITE quickly strips JPEG metadata

Take a picture with a digital camera and your JPEG will usually have plenty of metadata attached: camera name, model, date taken, flash mode, ISO speed and more. You might then add a title, author, …

WebCacheImageInfo: NirSoft’s latest forensics tool
December 2, 2013 – 06:58 | Comments Off on WebCacheImageInfo: NirSoft’s latest forensics tool
WebCacheImageInfo: NirSoft’s latest forensics tool

NirSoft has released WebCacheImageInfo, a computer forensics tool which scans your browser caches (Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer) and displays details on any JPEGs which contain interesting metadata.
The information available can (but won’t necessarily) include …

Add image previews to Explorer right-click menus with FastPreview
August 30, 2013 – 11:00 | Comments Off on Add image previews to Explorer right-click menus with FastPreview
Add image previews to Explorer right-click menus with FastPreview

The Windows Explorer Preview pane can be a convenient way to display the currently selected image without launching a separate viewer. This also consumes a large chunk of screen space, though, which is why many …

View EXIF data for web images with IE addon IExif
July 28, 2013 – 13:34 | Comments Off on View EXIF data for web images with IE addon IExif
View EXIF data for web images with IE addon IExif

EXIF metadata provides a great way to better understand digital images and how they were taken: the camera used, the lens, shutter speed, aperture, ISO and more. But browsing this information for photos you find …

Browse, manage, retouch and share your photos with GTKRawGallery
May 2, 2013 – 12:07 | Comments Off on Browse, manage, retouch and share your photos with GTKRawGallery
Browse, manage, retouch and share your photos with GTKRawGallery

Most digital cameras will by default save photos as JPEG files, and it’s easy to see why: they’re small, can be saved and reloaded quickly, and are supported by just about every graphics package available.
Switching …

Browse your images and their EXIF metadata with Photo Data Explorer
June 12, 2012 – 06:24 | Comments Off on Browse your images and their EXIF metadata with Photo Data Explorer
Browse your images and their EXIF metadata with Photo Data Explorer

Viewing a digital photo’s EXIF metadata can provide all kinds of useful information, including the date and time the original image was taken, the camera used to take it, exposure and ISO settings, shutter speed, …