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Image timestamp and EXIF data manipulation. More information:

  • Show all EXIF data:

jhead {{path/to/image.jpg}}

  • Set the file's date and time to the EXIF create date (file creation date will be changed):

jhead -ft {{path/to/image.jpg}}

  • Set the EXIF time to the file's date and time (EXIF data will be changed):

jhead -dsft {{path/to/image.jpg}}

  • Rename all JPEG files based on the EXIF create date to YYYY_MM_DD-HH_MM_SS.jpg:

jhead -n%Y_%m_%d-%H_%M_%S *.jpg

  • Rotate losslessly all JPEG images by 90, 180 or 270 based on the EXIF orientation tag:

jhead -autorot *.jpg

  • Update all EXIF timestamps (Format: +- hour:minute:seconds) (example: forgot to change the camera's time zone - removing 1 hour from timestamps):

jhead -ta-1:00:00 *.jpg

  • Remove all EXIF data (including thumbnails):

jhead -purejpg {{path/to/image.jpg}}