Remove private data from a photo using exiftool

Remove private data from a photo using ExifTool.

We take a look at the metadata contained in a file and setup shortcuts to use Exiftool and remove and update the metadata contained within a file.

Here is a link to how to install ExifTool

View and wait shortcut command:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k exiftool -all

Append information to a image:

"C:\Program Files\exiftool\exiftool.exe" -all= -Artist="Damon Pulsford" -Copyright="Mercia Solutions" -overwrite_original

Add a comment to a image:

"C:\Program Files\exiftool\exiftool.exe" -XPComment="This is a comment" -overwrite_original

Command to remove all metadata:
Make sure you have a backup copy and the original files prior to removing all the metadata.

"C:\Program Files\exiftool\exiftool.exe" -all=