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Author Topic: IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver  (Read 3635 times)

hcross

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IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver
« on: March 31, 2006, 09:50:33 PM »
hello everyone

I think it would be awesome to know that everytime I saved an image to my hard drive from the internet there would be some pertinent info stored with the image (ie. right-click on file, properties, summary tab, comments box)

that way I could use an image as a sort of bookmark(favorite) plus I'd never have to wonder where that really cool picture came from

is it possible to use a firefox extension to do this?


come to think of it, I think it would be nice if all files had this sort of self-contained history... thanks for comments

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Re: IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2006, 10:46:07 PM »
As of now, that info is source-dependent. For myself, it would be nice to have a URI associated with a photo to know where to look again for its home.

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Re: IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2006, 01:27:28 AM »
this idea has come up before..
there are tools for saving notes with files.
and there are tools that can auto detect when a new file is created in a certain directory.

i'd love to see someone prepare a list or even a full review of such programs.

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Re: IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2006, 03:00:29 AM »

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Re: IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2006, 03:35:02 AM »
http://news.hping.or...n.archive/37094.html

I found this also... why this concept is so allusive?

perhaps you could compare this to ID3 tags with MP3's - wonderful if used properly, terrible if not (not all music is Blues)...

oh, well...


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Re: IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2006, 09:03:05 AM »
If you're running XP (can't remember if it's in 2k as well), you can right-click->properties on any file, and add info on the "summary" tab. If it's not available in Win2k, it shouldn't be hard to add - the NTFS filesystem supports 'alternate file streams' that are perfect for this kind of info.
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Re: IDEA: Image Metadata Enhancer/Saver
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2006, 08:48:56 PM »
http://news.hping.or...n.archive/37094.html

I found this also... why this concept is so allusive?

perhaps you could compare this to ID3 tags with MP3's - wonderful if used properly, terrible if not (not all music is Blues)...

oh, well...
Maybe just more people care about tagging their music than their images?