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unrecognised Samsung makernotes
« on: January 11, 2019, 12:55:20 AM »
Hello! I've compared 5 types of photos from Samsung
SM-J100H (SAMSUNG) aka Galaxy J1,
SM-G357FZ (SAMSUNG) aka Ace 4,
SM-J500F (samsung) aka Galaxy J5,
SM-J320F (samsung) aka Galaxy J3 6 and
SM-G930F (samsung) aka Galaxy J7
Maker case makes the difference in decoding maker notes with exiftool.

For uppercase maker (older SM-J100, SM-G357FZ phones), "MakerNoteSamsung2 entries" are detected and decoded.
MakerNoteSamsung2 entries
MakerNotes-00 MakerNoteVersion
MakerNotes-01 DeviceType
MakerNotes-02 Tag 0x000c
MakerNotes-03 Tag 0x0010
MakerNotes-04 RawDataByteOrder
MakerNotes-05 RawDataCFAPattern
MakerNotes-06 FaceDetect

for lowercase maker (newer SM-J320F and SM-J500F and SM-G930F phones)... :

MakerNoteUnknown entries
MakerNotes-00 Tag 0x0001
MakerNotes-01 Tag 0x0002
MakerNotes-02 Tag 0x000c
MakerNotes-03 Tag 0x0010
MakerNotes-04 Tag 0x0040
MakerNotes-05 Tag 0x0050
MakerNotes-06 Tag 0x0100

They are both the same: MakerNoteVersion, DeviceType etc
Can you please treat them equally?
« Last Edit: January 11, 2019, 10:54:11 AM by Jaff »

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Re: unrecognised Samsung makernotes
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019, 07:14:53 AM »
Thanks.  I'll change this for version 11.25

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