Can I attach metadata to images as they are dropped into folders? I'd like the folder name to be attached to the "Description" field

by Greg   Last Updated March 12, 2018 17:18 PM

I'd like to use folder actions to attach the name of the folder images are dropped into in the Description field as Photoshop sees it.

Tags : metadata

Answers 1

Have a look at ExifTool.

Somthing like exiftool *.jpg -description=%%d should do the trick. (Just guessing, never tried the same thing myself)

However, ExifFool does support so called pseudo tags for file and directory names for exactly this purpose (and the other way around, setting the filename based on other Metadata).

See and for examples.

Hermann Klecker
Hermann Klecker
March 13, 2018 10:14 AM

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