Editing camera embedded data

  Cuil 09:18 31 Jul 2009
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Unwittingly I left enabled the date and time settings on my Canon Powershot A7101S digital camera. The images uploaded to my PC for disc buring show the date and time which I want to remove as the pictures are important. Is there any software out there that will do the job? Canon were unsure

  Stuartli 09:38 31 Jul 2009

You could try "colouring in" the settings using a photo editing program.

  Technotiger 09:40 31 Jul 2009

I guess the date/time are shown at one edge, probably bottom or top of the pic - why not crop the pics to remove date/time.

Or, use a paint program's Clone tool to clone over the date/time.

  BRYNIT 09:58 31 Jul 2009

Reading through the maual you cannot remove the embeded date stamp the only option is as Technotiger has stated. Use a pait program clone tool to remove the date/time or you could trim the date/time from thr picture reducing its size.

  Stuartli 10:02 31 Jul 2009

That was basically what I meant - I couldn't remember the name of the tool offhand, but I know I've removed blemishes/marks by using a similar colour.

  dogbreath1 10:15 31 Jul 2009

This software (free) claims to be able to edit/delete the metadata associated with photo files. However, it doesn't support all photo file formats.

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May be worth a try.

  dogbreath1 10:24 31 Jul 2009

Also, Iranview (free) can be used to remove EXIF data, without losing image quality.

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Have a look at no.8 in the list below:-

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  Simsy 10:29 31 Jul 2009

The EXIF data, though it does include the date and time, is not visible on the picture.

What Cuil wants to do is not change the data, but the image. This will have be be done, as suggested, either by cropping, or editing the image. It's probably the "clone" tool that will be needed.

Good luck,

Regards,

Simsy

  Simsy 10:41 31 Jul 2009

click here

Regards,

Simsy

  dogbreath1 11:06 31 Jul 2009

Maybe find something here:-

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  eedcam 15:27 31 Jul 2009

This is free for today and will do it
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