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Commands tagged exiftool from sorted by
Terminal - Commands tagged exiftool - 5 results
lsof -n -P|grep FlashXX|awk '{ print "/proc/" $2 "/fd/" substr($4, 1, length($4)-1) }'|while read f;do newname=$(exiftool -FileModifyDate -FileType -t -d %Y%m%d%H%M%S $f|cut -f2|tr '\n' '.'|sed 's/\.$//');echo "$f -> $newname";cp $f ~/Vids/$newname;done
2012-02-25 01:49:45
User: mhs
Functions: awk cp cut echo grep read sed tr
8

Certain Flash video players (e.g. Youtube) write their video streams to disk in /tmp/ , but the files are unlinked. i.e. the player creates the file and then immediately deletes the filename (unlinking files in this way makes it hard to find them, and/or ensures their cleanup if the browser or plugin should crash etc.) But as long as the flash plugin's process runs, a file descriptor remains in its /proc/ hierarchy, from which we (and the player) still have access to the file. The method above worked nicely for me when I had 50 tabs open with Youtube videos and didn't want to have to re-download them all with some tool.

exiftool -d %Y-%m-%d_%H.%M.%S%%-c.%%e "-filename<CreateDate" .
ans=$(zenity --title "Choose image:" --file-selection); exiftool -s ${ans} | zenity --width 800 --height 600 --text-info;
exiftool -DateTimeOriginal='2009:01:01 02:03:04' file.jpg
exiftool '-Directory<DateTimeOriginal' -d %Y/%m/%d dir
2009-08-04 11:47:34
User: karel1980
Tags: exiftool
15

This command would move the file "dir/image.jpg" with a "DateTimeOriginal" of "2005:10:12 16:05:56" to "2005/10/12/image.jpg".

This is a literal example from the exiftool man page, very useful for classifying photo's. The possibilities are endless.