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How to add and edit photo metadata in Photos on Mac?

macOS Photos is the best and most important photo manager app on the Mac, and we usually import all iPhone and camera photos into photos. We create albums based on date, face, location, and other photo metadata tags. If some photo metadata is wrong, such as the photo shooting date or photo location. Or you need to add a title, description, keyword to your photo. How do you add and edit photo metadata in Photos on my Mac? This article will provide solutions to add and edit metadata for one or more photos.

 

How to add and edit photo metadata for one picture in Photos?

Open Photos, and choose one photo to double-click to view it, and click the info button in the toolbar. It will pop-up the info window for the selected photo.

1. You can enter a name in the title field to add or edit the title of photo.

edit metadata in Photos

2. Enter some words and text to the Description field, Keywords field to change the description and keyword of the photo.

3. If the photo contains the location information, you can drag the pin on the map to change the photo location.

 

How to batch add and edit photo metadata for many Photos ?

Usually we have hundreds or thousands of photos we need to add and edit photo metadata? How to batch them? Or if we need to change the photo shooting date, camera device name and other metadata information? In this case, we can't finish in the photo. We need a photo metadata editing tool for Mac.

Here, we recommend Fireebok Photo Exifer, which supports viewing, adding, editing, importing and exporting exif, Tiff, GPS and other photo metadata from computer photos, digital cameras and iPhone devices. You can use it to batch add and edit titles, copyrights, keywords, shooting dates, and more.

a. Download and install Photo Exifer on your Mac.

a. Drag and drop or import some photos to the left view. Or click Came Photo button to import your iPhone and camera photos.

import photos

 

There are two ways to batch add and edit photo metadata for those selected photos.

 

The first method:

1. Choose a photo, the right view will display all photo metadata.

2. Click the Edit Exif data button, and enter the Artist, Description, Copyright, Keywords, Comments, Camera date, GPS information.

edit photos

3. Click the Save as template button, it the changed photo metadata will be save in a plist file.

4. Select some photos in the left view, click Export/Import button and choose Import the template file to the selected item(s), then choose the saved template file.

import the exif info file

 

The second method:

1. Choose a photo, the right view will display all photo metadata.

2. click Export/Import button, choose Export Exif info to plist file if you need to change the exif data, or choose to other photo metadata to the plist file.

export the exif info file

3. Edit and save the exported plist on the mac.

4. Select some photos in the left view, click Export/Import button and choose Import the Exif info file to the selected item(s), then choose the changed plist file.

import the exif info file

 

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