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cherry

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files cannot be read
« on: April 28, 2022, 06:15:12 AM »
I am a novice at terminal and also new to exiftool
im getting this error when using exiftool

Error: File not found - /Users/***********/Desktop/***/usa
Error: File not found - video.mp4
    0 image files read
    2 files could not be read

If anyone could point me in the right direction id appreciate it.

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Re: files cannot be read
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2022, 06:23:28 AM »
You must put the file name in quotes if it contains spaces.

eg:  exiftool "/Users/***********/Desktop/***/usa video.mp4"

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...where DIR is the name of a directory/folder containing the images.  On Mac/Linux, use single quotes (') instead of double quotes (") around arguments containing a dollar sign ($).