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Topics central to understanding how PhotoLinker uses photos.


PhotoLinker provides robust tools for annotating your photos, also known as tagging.


PhotoLinker will automatically place a geotagged photo on the map.

About the date and time stamp

The most important component of linking photos to GPS position is the date and time stamp on your photos.

Working with iPhoto, Aperture, and Lightroom

All three of these applications maintain their own database of photo metadata, here are a few notes on integrating PhotoLinker with these three applications.

Reading and Writing Metadata

PhotoLinker uses ExifTool for reading and writing metadata to the the photos and therefore supports many common digital photo file formats include RAW formats and XMP sidecar files.


PhotoLinker keeps several auxiliary files for preferences and caching.

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