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Rename all images in current directory to filename based on year, month, day and time based on exif information

Terminal - Rename all images in current directory to filename based on year, month, day and time based on exif information
exiftool -d %Y-%m-%d_%H.%M.%S%%-c.%%e "-filename<CreateDate" .
2011-07-05 05:45:19
User: fabio
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Rename all images in current directory to filename based on year, month, day and time based on exif information

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Terminal - Alternatives
exiftool '-Directory<DateTimeOriginal' -d %Y/%m/%d dir
2009-08-04 11:47:34
User: karel1980
Tags: exiftool
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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.

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