Software Update: ExifTool 11.40

Phil Harvey has released version 11.40 of ExifTool. ExifTool is a free and cross-platform program that allows the metadata of a large number of files can be managed and edited. It works from the command line, but there are third-party solutions available that allow it to be used with a graphical user interface as well. Since version 11.37, the following changes and improvements have been made:

Changes in version 11.40

  • Added a new Canon LensType
  • Added a new value for EXIF:SceneCaptureType used by some Samsung cameras
  • Fixed QuickTime writing to preserve existing same-named default-language tags in other groups when writing a default language tag

Changes in version 11.39

  • Added ability to create new QuickTime tags in MOV/MP4 videos
  • Added two new Canon LensTypes and a new CanonModelID (thanks LibRaw)
  • Added a few new Sony/Minolta LensType values ​​(thanks Jos Roost)
  • Added a number of new QuickTime GenreID values
  • Added range check on date/time values ​​when writing
  • Decode Canon EOS D60 black levels
  • Split off some QuickTime tags into different family 1 groups
  • Fixed “Chunk offset outside movie data” error when writing some HEIC files
  • Fixed decoding of Pentax AutoBracketing for K-1 and K-5
  • Fixed some QuickTime family 2 group names
  • Fixed bug introduced in 11.38 that broke extraction of thumbnail images from Canon MOV videos

Changes in version 11.38

  • Added Extra JPEGImageLength tag
  • Added nksc.config to the sample config files
  • Added a couple more Sony/Minolta LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost)
  • Added a couple of new Sigma LensType values
  • Decode a couple more tags from Pittasoft dashcam videos
  • Decode two new FLIR tags (thanks Corinne Berthier)
  • Decode a new ERF tag, and fix wrong format for some others (thanks LibRaw)
  • Improved decoding of Sigma maker notes for some models
  • Enhanced Composite tag logic to allow a scalar Inhibit entry
  • Enhanced XMP processing to support readable subdirectories embedded in a tag
  • Updated some language translations
  • Patched Composite GPS reference direction tags to prevent them from being created if these tags already exist
  • Fixed problem reading some odd PDF files

Version number 11.40
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Phil Harvey
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License type GPL
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