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How do you 'batch edit' Photo Date tags?   (batch change, batch timeshift)


Batch edit, (fix, time shift, adjust, correct, change or add) 'Photo Date' tags in multiple photos


PhotoSurfer's batch Photo Date/Time Tag Editor makes it very easy to time shift or fix the Date Taken meta tags.


PhotoSurfer's FREE version (freeware) 'includes' the feature to fix, add, change or edit picture Photo Tags for single images. The batch editor is included in the Pro Version and is also is included for the first 30 days of the Free version. So give it a try.


You can easily change, adjust or time shift the photo date (date taken) tags: Year, Month, Day, Hours or Minutes

'Date Taken' tag: also known as: photo date tag, metadata, tag, meta data, EXIF or IPTC tag




How to batch - change, fix, edit or add multiple photo date tags
  1. Select 'all' thumbnails you wish to fix
  2. Select the 'Info' icon in the main toolbar:                   Meta Tag Info icon
  3. Select 'Ok' on the 'Selected Image' summary
  4. Change 'Select Action' to:    'Change all 'Taken Dates' to:'                                                                       Select Action
  5. Select the 'Date Selector' icon beside the Date Taken tag:      Date Selector icon
  6. Edit the date             (see how to use the Date Selector below)
  7. Select 'Save'


How to batch - 'time shift' (timeshift, timeshifting) or 'adjust' Photo Date tags of multiple photos


This process will time shift or 'adjust' the Date Taken of all the photos selected by the same relative adjustment in date and time.

  1. Select 'all' thumbnails you wish to fix
  2. Select the 'Info' icon in the main toolbar:                   Meta Tag Info icon
  3. Select 'Ok' on the 'Selected Image' summary
  4. Change 'Select Action' to:    'Adjust 'Date Taken' by:'                                                                       Select Action
  5. Edit the adjustments to the Year, Month, Day, Hour and Minutes
  6. Select 'Calculate'
  7. If the 'New Date' adjusts the date correctly, then select: 'Save to all Images'


    Tip:    Keyboard shortcut to display Photo Info =   i


    How to use the Date Selector:
  • Select the 'Date Selector' icon in beside the Date Taken tag:      Date Selector icon
  • For simple changes, directly edit the date and time
  • Adjust Photo Date
  • Or click the drop down beside the 'New Date' above to display the calendar:      Drop Down icon
  • Select from Calendar




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November 30, 2011


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