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Exiv2 use
« on: September 25, 2018, 12:06:08 PM »
Hi Phil!

I have some basic questions about Exiv2 and ExifTool for our own software development.

1- Is Exiv2 used by ExifTool for video?

2- If so, are the two following functions used:

Exiv2::ImageFactory::getType (pass)
Exiv2::ImageFactory::open (pass)

And what is the Exiv2 version used?

Thank you! :)

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Re: Exiv2 use
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2018, 12:14:18 PM »
1- Is Exiv2 used by ExifTool for video?

No.  ExifTool and Exiv2 are independent projects, although most of Exiv2's makernote decoding is based on ExifTool (but it may lag a few years behind the current ExifTool development).

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