Software Update: ExifTool 11.80

Phil Harvey has released version 11.80 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. This update is referred to as development version, the latest stable release is version 11.70. Since version 11.77, the following changes and improvements have been made:

Changes in version 11.80

  • Added a new Canon LensType
  • Added a new Nikon Z LensID (thanks LibRaw)
  • Added a few new Sony LensType values ​​(thanks Jos Roost)
  • Attempt to improve reliability of Samsung DepthMapWidth/Height decoding
  • Updated a number of Canon-mount Tamron lens names to include the Tamron model number
  • Patched MOV/MP4 writer to allow a small amount of garbage at the end of a file to be deleted when writing with the -m option
  • Fixed bug where some Composite tags may not have taken priority over other tags as they should have

Changes in version 11.79

  • Added support for AVIF files
  • Added new Canon, Sigma and Sony LensType values ​​(thanks LibRaw)
  • Made PDF 2.0 writable at your own risk with the -m option
  • Enhanced -validate feature to warn about duplicate languages ​​in an XMP lang-alt list
  • Fixed inconsistency between documentation and ExifTool capabilities for “Writable” status of some tags

Changes in version 11.78

  • Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Chris)
  • Added two new FujiFilm SceneRecognition values
  • Patched to avoid crash in Windows when writing a negative epoch time using the “-d %s” option
  • Fixed problem editing MIE tags when using the “-wm w” option

Version number 11.80
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Phil Harvey
File size 6.16MB
License type GPL