Why OV3 Strips EXIF Data - 16bit

Discussion in 'Image Processing' started by dohearne, May 5, 2013.

  1. dohearne

    dohearne Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 23, 2013
    Vermont, Virginia
    Dave Hearne
    I was just curious if anyone had an idea as to why OV3 does not allow a 16 bit Tiff to be generated with the Exif data? You can save an 8 bit Tiff with the data which seems backward to me? I am coming from a Nikon world and had hoped to integrate the OMD into my workflow using OV3. But now it looks as if I will succumb to Lightroom.
  2. macalterego

    macalterego Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 10, 2012
    Lawrence, KS
    Jeffrey McPheeters
    I am curious, too. I just decided to attempt to use OV3 in my workflow, but it's impossible if it's stripping EXIF data. I can't seem to find a work around.
  3. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    See this post for a method to bring the exif data over.

    EXIFTool is the deal and pretty nifty as well. It would be nice of Oly just carried the exif data over but until they do ...
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