Software Update: ExifTool 12.40

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Phil Harvey has released version 12.40 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 3rd 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 latest stable release is version 12.30. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

Changes in version 12.40:

  • Added PageCount tag to return the number of pages in a multi-page TIFF
  • Added a new Nikon LensID (thanks Wolfgang Exler)
  • Added a few more Sony LensTypes (thanks Jos Roost)
  • Decode some new Canon tags (thanks Mark Reid)
  • Decode another Nikon Z9 tag (thanks Warren Hatch)
  • Decode Nikon NKSC GPSImgDirection (thanks Olaf)
  • Improved handling of empty XMP structures in lists
  • Tolerate leading UTF-8 BOM in geotag log files
  • Updated photoshop_paths.config to include WorkingPath
  • Patched to allow writing of MP4 videos which have url tracks with a missing sample description entry
  • Fixed deep recursion error when reading multi-page TIFF images with more than 100 pages
  • Fixed potential deep recursion runtime error when writing nested XMP structures
  • Fixed warning which could be generated when writing new Composite:GPSCoordinates tag
  • Fixed description of GPR (General Purpose RAW) file type
  • Fixed typo in the name of a new Nikon tag (thanks Herb)

Version number 12.40
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website Phil Harvey
License type GPL
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