JHead Exif - Jpeg Header Manipulation Tool.
Exif is a Jpeg header manipulation tool for Linux that can fix broken jpeg images that have corrupt header info. The program is completely command-line based.
Version: 3.04 Updated Nov 22 2019
NOTE: This tool is very popular.
However, it can also extract from an Exif JPEG file the following information:
- Time and date the picture was taken
- Camera mask and model
- Integrated Exif Thumbnail
- shutter speed
- Camera F-stop number
- Flash is used (yes / no)
- Remote camera was focused on
- Focal length and calculate 35 mm corresponding focal length
- GPS info, if stored in the image
- IPTC header
- XMP data
Things that can be changed in an exif jpeg file:
- Repeat images by rotation mark with jpegtran
- Set or relatively adjust internal exif time stamps
- Fix date / time slots in large-party pictures
- Change name or date stamp files according to exif time stamp
- Transfer exif headers between images
- Replace thumbnails in the Exif headings
- Edit jpeg comments (but not the Exif comments)
- Delete exif or comment sections from jpeg images
- Create a new minimal copy title with date and thumbnail
How to use the program via a terminal window, commands etc.
How to install via a terminal window:
sudo apt-get install jhead