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CLI utility to read/write XMP fields in files

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This is a simple command line utility to read/write single value fields in XMP files using the python-xmp-toolkit.

Installation

A simple install from pip:

$ pip install xmp-tool
Note: python-xmp-toolkit depends on Exempi which needs to be
built for XMP to be installed properly.

Use your systems package manager to install Exempi, on Mac OS X with homebrew:

$ brew install exempi

On a Debian based Linux system do:

# apt-get install libexempi-dev

Usage:

$ xmp-tool -h
usage: xmp-tool [-h] [--value VALUE] [--no-sidecar] [field] file [file ...]

Read or write XMP fields in a file

positional arguments:
  field          The field to read/write. If no field specified entire XMP
                 document printed.
  file           A file to work on

optional arguments:
  -h, --help     show this help message and exit
  --value VALUE  A value to write to the field specified
  --no-sidecar   Never write to sidecar files.

Reading a field:

$ xmp-tool format test.jpg
test.jpg: format=image/jpeg

Reading the entire XMP contents of a file:

$ xmp-tool test.jpg
test.jpg: None=<?xpacket begin="" id="W5M0MpCehiHzreSzNTczkc9d"?>
<x:xmpmeta xmlns:x="adobe:ns:meta/" x:xmptk="Exempi + XMP Core 5.1.2">
 <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#">
  <rdf:Description rdf:about=""
    xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/">
   <dc:PhysicalMedium>lto01</dc:PhysicalMedium>
  </rdf:Description>
 </rdf:RDF>
</x:xmpmeta>
<?xpacket end="w"?>

Writing a field:

# First try to read the field when there's no data in it
$ xmp-tool PhysicalMedium test.jpg
test.jpeg: ERROR READING FIELD "PhysicalMedium"

# Then try to add the data and then read the field
$ xmp-tool PhysicalMedium --value lto01 test.jpg
$ xmp-tool PhysicalMedium test.jpg
test.jpg: PhysicalMedium=lto01

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