MetadataExtractor v2.0.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-05-31 // over 3 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ Thanks to all the amazing contributors who made this release what it is!

    ๐Ÿ’ฅ Breaking changes:

    • ๐Ÿšš Thumbnail storage removed (it was broken)
    • โœ‚ Removed incomplete XMP interpretation. Use the XmpMeta object provided by XmpDirectory instead.
    • Replace PCL target with netstandard1.3

    ๐Ÿ†• New features

    • โž• Add strong name (signed) package variant (MetadataExtractor.StrongName)
    • โž• Add support for UTF8, UTF7 and UTF32 (Unicode) encodings when trying to decode string data
    • โž• Add description of CFA patterns
    • โž• Add several new Exif tags
    • โž• Add support for multi-page TIFF files
    • โž• Add LeicaType5MakernoteDirectory
    • โž• Add PanasonicRawIfd0Directory
    • โž• Add PanasonicRawDistortionDirectory
    • โž• Add PanasonicRawWbInfo2Directory
    • โž• Add PanasonicRawWbInfoDirectory
    • โž• Add PrintIMDirectory
    • โž• Add SamsungType2MakernoteDirectory
    • โž• Add GifAnimationDirectory
    • โž• Add GifCommentDirectory
    • โž• Add GifControlDirectory
    • โž• Add GifImageDirectory
    • โž• Add ErrorDirectory

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix Exif subfile type description
    • ๐Ÿ‘‰ Use StringValue for JPEG comments to allow reinterpreting the encoding
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support yyyyMMdd date format, used in IPTC
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve character encoding support in IPTC
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve Olympus makernote support
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve Olympus RAW support
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve Panasonic makernote support
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve Reconyx HyperFire makernote support
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve Sony makernote support
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve API documentation
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve Rational simplification via the Euclidean method