Software Update: ExifTool 12.27

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Phil Harvey has released version 12.27 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. New versions appear regularly, but most releases are made available under the beta flag. This update is also referred to as a development version, the last stable release is version 12.26. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

Changes in version 12.27

  • Added a new SonyModelID value
  • Added two new Nikon LensID values ​​(thanks Daniel)
  • Added a new Pentax RawDevelopmentProcess value
  • Added a few new Sony LensType values ​​(thanks Jos Roost)
  • Added warning if IPTCDigest is not current
  • Decode a couple more Pentax tags (thanks LibRaw)
  • Decode streaming GPS from Novatek INNOVV MP4 and TS videos
  • Improved tag names in confi_files/covert_regions.config (thanks StarGeek)
  • Changed MIME types for MS Office macro-enabled formats to add the .12
  • Patched Canon LensID logic to properly identify the Canon RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens
  • Patched decoding of camm6 GPSDateTime to use a flexible epoch because other apps don’t seem to use a consistent time zero
  • Fixed family 7 group names for QuickTime Keys tags
  • Fixed problem reading BeatsPerMinute from some MP4 files
  • Fixed hemisphere problem when extracting GPS from 70mai dashcam videos

Version number 12.27
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Phil Harvey
License type GPL
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