Jump to content
mrplowinc

Exif data lost on export

Recommended Posts

Am I missing something? 

 

Im trying a simple workflow:

1. Open a photo from Photos

2. Edit

3. Save back to Photos (export - share)

 

However I try the resultant file loses all EXIF data. This is rendering Affinity almost useless for my as its breaking The way my library is organised.

 

Am I doing something wrong? Is this a bug? Is there a workaround?

 

any help appreciated 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just to add I've tried all the other ways of exporting and I lose the exif information on all.

I can't believe this is intentional, but I can't find a setting to enusure exif data is carried with the file on export.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi mrplowinc,

 

I've just tried replicating this and the EXIF data was present on all my exports.  There was an issue with EXIF data but that was fixed in an update in June.  Can you make sure you have the latest version installed from the App Store.  Also on the Export dialog there is an option to Embed Metadata, please make sure this is enabled other wise your exports/shares won't have the EXIF info.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi there,

I started using Affinity Photo in July with Version 1.5.2 and everything was fine, but now that I have updated to 1.6, I have the same problem - when I export jpg files from AP, all exif data is lost. I checked that "Embed Metadata" was set. I suspect that this occurs already when opening the files, as there is no exif data shown in the EXIF window when I open jpg files - all lines show "n/v". Will there be a patch soon? Until then I´ll have to go back to Version 1.5.2. as I the files are not usable anymore after editing.

Thanks, Björn

Edit: I just saw that this topic is actually in the iPad-Thread - I have that problem on a Win 10 PC.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×

Important Information

These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.