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Top 10 List of Embedded Metadata Properties

Page history last edited by GregReser 4 years, 4 months ago

 

These are the most commonly used fields in photo software and web tools.

test images:

TIFF  JPEG 
 Exif_only.tif Exif_only.jpg
 IPTC_IIM_only.tif IPTC_IIM_only.jpg 
 XMP_IPTC_Core_only.tif XMP_IPTC_Core_only.jpg
 XMP_IPTC_Ext_only.tif XMP_IPTC_Ext_only.jpg 

 

Software 

Creator

Description

Title

Headline

Keywords

Location

Copyright

Rating

Date of Original Digital Image

Date of Image File

App's Read & Write Capabilities

 

Creator or author of the asset

A textual description of the content shown in the image

The title of the document, or the name given to the resource

A brief synopsis of the caption. Headline is not the same as Title

Words or phrases to classify an image

Location information about the content being shown in the image

Copyright notice and reference to related information

A value or rating between 0 and 5

 

Creation date of the digital representation

 

 


 

 

Adobe CS

Description panel

Author

 xmp/dc:creator  

Description

 xmp/dc:description 

Document Title

xmp/dc:title

none 

Keywords

 xmp/dc:subject 

none

Copyright Notice

 xmp/dc:rights 

Rating

xmp/xmp:Rating

 

Created

xmp/xmp:CreateDate 

 

Adobe CS

IPTC Core panel

Creator

xmp/dc:creator  

Description

xmp/dc:description 

Title 

xmp/dc:title

Headline

xmp/photoshop:Headline 

Keywords 

xmp/dc:subject 

(under "IPTC Image")

Sublocation

Iptc4xmpCore:Location

City

xmp/photoshop:City 

State/Province

xmp/photoshop:State 

Country 

xmp/photoshop:Country

Copyright Notice 

xmp/dc:rights 

none   none   none    
Adobe Lightroom

Creator

exif/Artist

iptc IIM/By-line

xmp/dc:creator

(under Default)

Caption

exif/ImageDescription 

iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

 

(under IPTC Content)

Description

exif/ImageDescription

iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

xmp/dc:description

Title

iptc IIM/ObjectName

xmp/dc:title

Headline

iptc IIM/Headline

xmp/photoshop:Headline

Keyword Set

iptc IIM/Keywords

 

Sublocation

iptc IIM/Sub-Location

Iptc4xmpCore:Location

Image City

iptc IIM/City

xmp/photoshop:City 

State/Province

iptc IIM/Province/State

xmp/photoshop:State 

Image Country 

iptc IIM/Country

xmp/photoshop:Country

Copyright

exif/Copyright

iptc IIM/CopyrightNotice

xmp/dc:rights

Rating

ifd/Rating

Capture Time

exif/DateTimeOriginal 

 

(under IPTC Image)

Date Created

iptc IIM/DateCreated

xmp/xmp:CreateDate

none   
Apple Photos none 

[no label] 

exif/ImageDescription

iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

xmp/dc:description

[no label] 

ipct IIM/ObjectName

xmp/dc:title

none 

[no label] 

iptc IIM/Keywords

xmp/dc:subject 

none  none  none 

[no label]

exif/DateTimeOriginal

iptc IIM/DateCreated

xmp/xmp:CreateDate

none   

Apple Mac OSX Finder


 

none

Description

exif/ImageDescription

iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

 

Title

ipct IIM/ObjectName

 

Headline

iptc IIM/Headline

 

Keywords

iptc IIM/Keywords

 

City

iptc IIM/City

State/Province

iptc IIM/Province/State

Country 

iptc IIM/Country

none 
none  

Created

 exif/DateTimeOriginal 

iptc IIM/DateCreated

none 

Searches all XMP, including custom panel.

 

Fields listed here are displayed, They are read only.

Apple Preview  Creator

exif/Artist

iptc IIM/By-line

xmp/dc:creator

Caption/Description

exif/ImageDescription

iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

xmp/dc:description

Title

iptc IIM/ObjectName

xmp/dc:title

 Headline

iptc IIM/Headline

xmp/photoshop:Headline

Keywords

iptc IIM/Keywords

xmp/dc:subject 

 Sublocation

iptc IIM/Sub-Location

Iptc4xmpCore:Location

City

iptc IIM/City

xmp/photoshop:City 

State/Province

iptc IIM/Province/State

xmp/photoshop:State 

Country 

iptc IIM/Country

xmp/photoshop:Country

 Copyright

exif/Copyright

iptc IIM/CopyrightNotice

xmp/dc:rights

Star Rating

xmp/xmp:Rating 

Date Created

exif/DateTimeOriginal

iptc IIM/DateCreated

xmp/xmp:CreateDate

Date Time Digitized

exif/DateTimeDigitized

Read only

Flickr

 

 

none  

 Description 
 iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

 xmp/dc:description 

 Title  
 ipct IIM/ObjectName

 xmp/dc:title

file name

Title (only if xmp/dc:title does not exist)

iptc IIM/Headline

xmp/photoshop:Headline 

 

Also Description (if dc:description has not been populated)

Tags

iptc IIM/Keywords

xmp/dc:subject 

Iptc4xmpCore:Location

iptc IIM/City

xmp/photoshop:City 

iptc IIM/Province/State

xmp/photoshop:State 

iptc IIM/Country

xmp/photoshop:Country 

(under the user's name)

"This photo was taken...at...[location]"

exif/GPSLatitude

exif/GPSLongitude

 

IPTC city, state, country, country code map to Flickr tags if they are embedded in the image

 

none   none  

Under user name:

 "This photo was taken on...[date]"

exif/DateTimeOriginal 

iptc IIM/DateCreated

xmp/xmp:CreateDate

 

 

none  

Reads selected embedded fields from different sources, including IPTC. Writes to Flickr fields, without embedding in the image.

Nikon View NX2

Author

iptc IIM/By-line 

xmp/dc:creator

 

Description

exif/ImageDescription 

xmp/dc:description 

 

Title

iptc IIM/ObjectName

xmp/dc:title

Headline

iptc IIM/Headline

xmp/photoshop:Headline

 

Tags

iptc IIM/keywords

xmp/dc:subject

(under "Origin")

City

iptc IIM/City

xmp/photoshop:City 

State/Province

iptc IIM/Province/State

xmp/photoshop:State 

Country 

iptc IIM/Country

xmp/photoshop:Country

 

Also includes geotags

Copyright Notice

iptc IIM/CopyrightNotice

xmp/dc:rights

 

(under "tags")

Rating

xmp/xmp:Rating 

(under "File Info 2")

Date Shot

exif/DateTimeOriginal 

(under "File Info 1")

Date Created

file/FileCreateDate

Reads and writes
 Picasa 3

Artist

exif/Artist

iptc IIM/by-line

xmp/dc:creator

Caption (JPEG only)

exif/ImageDescription

iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

xmp/dc:description

 

User Comment (TIFF only)

exif/UserComment

Camera ID (TIFF only)

xmp/dc:description 

Title (JPEG only)

iptc IIM/ObjectName

xmp/dc:title


Headline (JPEG only)

iptc IIM/Headline

xmp/photoshop:Headline

Tags (JPEG only)

iptc IIM/keywords

xmp/dc:subject


Sublocation (JPEG only)

iptc IIM/Sub-Location

Iptc4xmpCore:Location

Image City (JPEG only)

iptc IIM/City

xmp/photoshop:City 

State/Province (JPEG only)

iptc IIM/Province/State

xmp/photoshop:State 

Image Country (JPEG only)

iptc IIM/Country

xmp/photoshop:Country

Copyright

exif/Copyright

iptc IIM/CopyrightNotice

xmp/dc:rights

Rating (JPEG only)

xmp/xmp:Rating


Camera Date

exif/DateTimeOriginal

iptc IIM/DateCreated

xmp/xmp:CreateDate 

 

Digitized Date

exif/CreateDate

 

 

Windows 7 Explorer

Authors

exif/Artist

iptc IIM/By-line

xmp/dc:creator

ifd/{ushort=40093}

xmp/tiff:artist

 

Subject

exif/ImageDescription

 

xmp/dc:description (TIFF only)

 

Title

exif/UserComment

xmp/dc:title

tiff/ImageDescription

iptc IIM/Caption-Abstract

xmp/dc:description

xmp/exif:UserComment

none  

Tags

xmp/dc:subject

iptc IIM/Keywords

ifd/{ushort=18247}

 

none 

Copyright

ifd/{ushort=33432} (Copyright)

iptc IIM/CopyrightNotice

xmp/dc:rights

 

Rating

ifd/Rating

xmp/xmp:Rating 

Date taken

exif/DateTimeOriginal

iptc IIM/DateCreated

xmp/xmp:CreateDate

exif/DateTimeDigitized

xmp/exif:DateTimeOriginal

Date created

exif/DateTimeOriginal

iptc IIM/date created

xmp/xmp:CreateDate

exif/DateTimeDigitized

xmp/exif:DateTimeOriginal

 

 

Authors writes to Dublin Core Creator. Title writes to Dublin Core Description. Copyright writes to Dublin Core Rights. Keywords writes to Microsoft Keywords. Writes numerous camera and image fields.
 
Windows Live Photo Gallery

Author

exif/Artist

iptc IIM/by-line 

xmp/dc:creator

Caption

exif/ImageDescription

xmp/dc:description

xmp/dc:title

none  none 

Descriptive Tags

xmp/dc:subject 

Geotag

Iptc4xmpCore:Location

xmp/photoshop:City

xmp/photoshop:State

xmp/photoshop:Country

 

xmp/Iptc4xmpExt:LocationCreated:Sublocation

xmp/Iptc4xmpExt:LocationCreated:City

xmp/Iptc4xmpExt:LocationCreated:ProvvinceState

xmp/Iptc4xmpExt:LocationCreated:CountryName

none  

Rating

xmp/xmp:Rating

Date Taken

exif/DateTimeOriginal

iptc IIM/DateCreated

xmp/xmp:CreateDate 

none    
XnView

Camera - Artist

exif/Artist

iptc IIM/by-line

xmp/dc:creator

Caption

iptc IIM/CaptionAbstract

Image - Comment

xmp/dc:description 

Origin - Object Name

iptc IIM/ObjectName

 

Headline

iptc IIM/Headline

Keywords

iptc IIM/keywords

 

(under "Origin")

City

iptc IIM/City

State/Province

iptc IIM/Province/State

Country 

iptc IIM/Country

Credit - Copyright

iptc IIM/CopyrightNotice

Extra Info - Copyright

xmp/dc:rights

Rating & Colour label

xmp/xmp:Rating

Image - Date Taken

exif/DateTimeOriginal 

Origin - Date Created

iptc IIM/DateCreated

Image - Date Digitized

exif/CreateDate

 

 

 

 

 

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