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iptc - Utility for viewing and modifying the contents of IPTC metadata in images.


iptc [[-q] | [--quiet]] [[-b] | [--backup]] [[-s] | [--sort]] [[-v VALUE] |
[--value=VALUE]] [[[-l] | [--list]] [[-L TAGS] | [--list-desc=TAGS]] [[-a TAGS] |
[--add=TAGS]] [[-m TAGS] | [--modify=TAGS]] [[-d TAGS] | [--delete=TAGS]] [[-p TAGS]
| [--print=TAGS]]] [--help] [--version] [file...]


This manual page documents briefly the iptc command.

This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original
program does not have a manual page.

iptc is a IPTC data editor. You can add, modify and delete ITPC metadata in images. You
can also get the value of a particular tag.

-q, --quiet
Produce less verbose output.

-b, --backup
Backup any modified files.

-s, --sort
Sort tags before displaying or saving.

Display an help message and exit.

Display an iptc version number and exit.

-l, --list
List the name of all known tags (i.e. Caption, etc).

-L TAG, --list-desc=TAG
Print the name and description of TAG.

-a TAG, --add=TAG
Add new tag with identifier TAG.

-m TAG, --modify=TAG
Modify tag with identifier TAG (add if not present).

-v VALUE, --value=VALUE
Value for added/modified tag.

-d TAG, --delete=TAG
Delete tag with identifier TAG.

-p TAG, --print=TAG
Print value of tag with identifier TAG.

Files to edit.


Display the IPTC metadata contained in image.jpg: iptc image.jpg

Set caption "Foo" in all jpegs of the current dir: iptc -m Caption -v "Foo" *.jpg

Add keyword "vacation" to all jpegs: iptc -a Keywords -v "vacation" *.jpg

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