Since version 5, the full text search feature is explained in the integrated online help. Just click on the help button which is located near the search input field.

To view the online help of our inline demo just click on http://onlinedemo.picapport.de:8080/picapport#help.

Metadata used by PicApport

PicApport automatically recognizes if metadata of photos has been changed or new directories or photos have been added. If many photos have been added a directory scan may take several minutes.  

The following table shows the metadata used by PicApport's full text feature. Duplicates will be eliminated

NameDescriptionRemarksPossible valuesIncluded in full-text search(*1)Metadata

Year

Year photo has been taken

Always set

2000, 2001, 1968

Operator year

If no metadata is available the
file-creation-date will be used.

  • xmp:CreateDate (write:always)
  • exif:DateTimeOriginal (write:always)
  • Exif SubIFD:Date/Time Original (write:always)
  • jpegFile:lastModified
    (as last option)

Month

Month photo has been taken

Always set

Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec

Yes

see above Year

Filename

All word of filename inclusive all
directory names wll be added to
the index. Directory separators (\ or /)
and punctuation characters etc. used
as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Always set
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on filename
of photo

Yes

none

Title

Title of photo from metadata

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes
and operator
title: or titel:

If no metadata is available the
filename will be used.

  • Exif IFD0:Windows XP Title (write:always)
  • xmp;dc:title[1] (write:always)

Rating

Rating of photo
(Stars)

Always set
(0 stars if unknown)

0 stars to 5 stars

Operator rating
  • xmp:MicrosoftPhoto:Rating (write: only if exists)
  • xmp:Rating (write:always)

Keywords

Keywords assigned
to the photo

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes
and operator
key: or tag:

  • xmp:dc:subject (write:always)
  • Exif IFD0:Windows XP Keywords (write:always)
  • xmp:MicrosoftPhoto:LastKeywordXMP (write: only if exists)

Persons

Person names assigned
to the photo

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes
and operator
person:
  • xmp:PersonDisplayName (write:always)
  • Since V6.0.02

Software

Software 

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes
  • Exif IFD0:Software
  • xmp:CreatorTool

Make

Camera manufacturer

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes
  • Exif IFD0:Make
  • Xmp:Make
  • xmp:tiff:Make

Model

Camera model

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes
  • Exif IFD0:Model
  • Xmp:Model
  • xmp:tiff:Model

Lens

Since V2.0

Lense model

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes
  • Exif SubIFD:
    Lens Model
  • xmp:Lens

Description

Since V2.0

Photo description

Only used when available.
Directory separators (\ or /) and
punctuation characters etc. used as
a word separator will be eliminated.

Depends on metadata

Yes

PhotoID

Since V7.0

Unique ID to manage
MyTags and Likes
Only set if MyTags or Likes are used
or if parameter robot.always.create.id is set.

generated
unique ID

No used
internally

XMP-Namespace: http://ns.contecon.de/picapport/1.0/

 
<rdf:Description rdf:about=""  xmlns:picapport="http://ns.contecon.de/picapport/1.0/">
       <picapport:PhotoID>dGuDg3jsQ0a9rpy3izSo+g</picapport:PhotoID>
</rdf:Description>

ProjectionType

Since V7.3

360° PanoramaOnly set if GPano:ProjectionType is found
in metadata

Depends on metadata

Yes, pan360
see also property
pan360.tags
  • XMP
    GPano:ProjectionType

see: https://developers.google.com/streetview/spherical-metadata?hl=de

(*1) Preparation of the word data for full-text search

All metadata marked in the corresponding column are collected and processed as follows

  1. The following special characters are replaced by blanks:  /, \, semicolon, comma, dot(full-stop), :, -, _, ', ", =, %, &, (, ), {, }

  2. Words with less than 3 characters as well as doublets are eliminated
  3. The file extension $[extension] will be added.