Metadata (IPTC) Template

Using the Metadata (IPTC) Info tool
The Metadata (IPTC) Info window is similar to the Metadata (IPTC) Template. However, while the Metatada (IPTC) Template can be used to add metadata to group...
How to find the Classic IPTC template in Photo Mechanic 6
The Classic IPTC template is still available in Photo Mechanic 6. To find it: Navigate to Photo Mechanic> Preferences Choose Accessibility preferences ...
The IPTC Stationery Pad in Photo Mechanic 6
The IPTC Stationery Pad from previous versions of Photo Mechanic® has been renamed the Metadata (IPTC) Template. The Metadata (IPTC) Template has the same fu...
Find and replace
Photo Mechanic has a powerful find and replace feature that you can use to rename files and metadata fields.  Navigate to Edit>Find and Replace... and fi...
Adding keyword metadata to photos
TABLE OF CONTENTS Entering keywords manually using the Metadata (IPTC) Info dialog box: Create keyword lists (vocabulary lists) using the IPTC Keyword pa...
Importing GPS Coordinates
The Import GPS Coordinates dialog (File>Import GPS Coordinates...)  can import GPS logs in the GPX and NMEA formats. In order to add coordinates, you wil...
Manually Setting GPS Coordinates
You can manually add GPS coordinates to photos either singly, or in a batch. Select one or more photos in a contact sheet.  Go to Image>Set GPS Coordin...
Viewing GPS coordinates on the map
To view your photos on a map, you need photos with GPS coordinate metadata. You can set GPS coordinates manually or import GPS data captured from loggers an...
Setting a GPS home location for photos
In addition to associating GPS metadata with photos, you can set a "home" point for photos and use the{distance}, {bearingfrom} and {bearingto} va...
Metadata for Google Images
Photo Mechanic supports adding the licensing information for Google Images. For a longer and more detailed explanation of why this is important, please read...