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Renames JPEG files to the date and time it's taken.
# This work is published under CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)
# To the extent possible under law, Aidin Gharibnavaz (http://www.aidinhut.com) has waived
# all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.
import sys
import os
try:
import exifread
except ImportError:
print("This script needs 'exifread' package. Install it using:")
print(" pip install exifread")
sys.exit(6)
def main(path_to_convert):
# Finding all JPEG files.
for image_file in os.listdir(path_to_convert):
if not image_file.lower().endswith('jpg'):
continue
# Reading tags from the file.
with open(os.path.join(path_to_convert, image_file), 'rb') as fd:
tags = exifread.process_file(fd)
# creating new file name.
date_str = tags['Image DateTime'].values
new_file_name = date_str.replace(':', '').replace(' ', '_')
new_file_path = os.path.join(path_to_convert, new_file_name + '.JPG')
# Checking for duplicate names.
name_counter = 1
while os.path.exists(new_file_path):
new_file_path = os.path.join(path_to_convert, new_file_name,
'-' + name_counter + '.JPG')
name_counter += 1
# Renaming the file.
os.rename(os.path.join(path_to_convert, image_file),
new_file_path)
if __name__ == '__main__':
if len(sys.argv) != 2:
print("Usage:", sys.argv[0], "path-to-convert")
sys.exit(7)
main(sys.argv[1])
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aidin36 commented Aug 19, 2016

If you speak persian, you can find more information about this script on my blog.

So cool
But it doesn't work for same date photos

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