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extract-iptc

0.1.3 • Public • Published

extract-iptc

Simple wrapper and parser around imagemagick's convert CLI utility call to extract IPTC/XMP metadata.

Installation

npm install extract-iptc

Usage

var ExtractIptc = require('extract-iptc');
 
// if convert utility isn'n in PATH variable
ExtractIptc.setImageMagickConvertPath('/path/to/bin/convert');
 
ExtractIptc.extract('/path/to/image.jpg', function (error, meta) { 
    if (error) {
        console.error(error);
    }
    console.log('Title is: ' + meta.title);
    if (meta.keywords) {
        if (typeof meta.keywords === 'string') {
            console.log('Single keyword is: ' + meta.keywords);
        } else {
            console.log('Keywords are: ' + meta.keywords.join(''));
        }
    }
    console.log('Copyrighted by: ' + meta.copyright);
});

Resulting meta object fields reference

NB. Returns array for any tag values with multiple occurrences.

extract-iptc IPTC XMP
title Object Name Title
urgency Urgency Urgency
category Category Category
supplementalCategory Supplemental Category Supplemental Categories
keywords Keywords Keywords
instructions Special Instruction Instructions
dateCreated Date Created Date Created
author By-line Author
authorsPosition By-line Title AuthorsPosition
city City City
state Province/State State/Province
country Country/Primary Location Name Country
transmissionReference Original Transmission Reference Transmission Reference
headline Headline Headline
credit Credit Credit
source Source Source
copyright Copyright Notice Copyright Notice
description Caption/Abstract Description
writer Writer/Editor Description Writer

install

npm i extract-iptc

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version

0.1.3

license

ISC

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