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Category Archives: Ingestamatic
Fixes a bug that caused an incorrect weekday (WWW or WWWW in the DateImage or DateNow macros). Affected MacOS only, not Windows.
Contains the newest version of ExifTool.
Now both platforms have the new embedded-geotagging feature, and it’s on my default. This means that by default geotagging is written directly into the ingested file (raw or JPEG), instead of being written to the sidecar. If you’re using Lightroom, … Continue reading
Too few apps were able to take geotagging from the XMP sidecar, so there’s a new Preferences checkbox to execute ExifTool to embed the geotagging into the ingested image files themselves, as ImageIngester has always done. This should now work … Continue reading
Those two updates just got approved, so should be in the store in an hour or so.
Just found and fixed a bug: Ingestion didn’t complete copying unless a DNG Converter was defined, whether DNG Conversion was selected or not.
The version number is 2.01 for MacOS and Windows. You can download it now from basepath.com. One last-minute fix was for special characters in keywords, which were causing XMP sidecar errors. This new version should be in the Mac App … Continue reading
My tests indicate that both apps work with Lightroom 4, except that it seems that Lightroom no longer opens to the folder passed in, although it does launch if you’ve chosen it as a viewer (post-processing app). Please let me … Continue reading
Changes in this version: XMP sidecar files are now written in UTF-8 instead of ANSI with extended characters (Windows only). In XMP sidecar files, missing GPS coordinates are now empty instead of being zero. Bug with copying of XMP sidecars … Continue reading
Same as the previous versions of these, but a change to the support email address.