MiniExiftool 0.7.0 released

MiniExiftool version 0.7.0 released!

MiniExiftool is a wrapper library for the Exiftool command-line
application ( written by Phil
Harvay. One of the completest tool for reading and writing meta
informations (EXIF, IPTC, XMP) on image files which supports many file
formats including raw formats.

gem install mini_exiftool

or alternative download the tarball and run
ruby setup.rb config
ruby setup.rb setup
sudo ruby setup.rb install



  • Changing composite behaviour: Composite tags are now included as
  • New method MiniExiftool.opts which returns a hash of the standard
    options used for
  • New option :convert_encoding for which uses the
    -L-option of the exiftool command-line application (see online
    documentation for it)
    Thanks to Henning Kulander for the causing of this change.