Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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Otterus3dee
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Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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When converting Png to Webp, the 'comment' or exif data is lost.
I understand they use different ways of storing exif data but surely there's a way to just convert it to Webp's way of doing it, its just a bunch of comment data after all.
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Re: Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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could you send me a sample file?
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Re: Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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Here
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Re: Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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it's not exif metadata, but extra strings. These datas are not kept...
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Re: Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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Ah, is there a chance you'd add support for converting these extra strings to be carried over to PNG or other? Or if there's another way.
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Re: Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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Otterus3dee wrote: Fri Mar 31, 2023 11:45 am Ah, is there a chance you'd add support for converting these extra strings to be carried over to PNG or other? Or if there's another way.
not currently
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Re: Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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I have a same problem.. xnview shows exif data... conversion to webp with this tool loses it all..

if its not exif data then why does xnview show it as exif data in that tab?

eitherway webp conversion is losing that its kinda sad as what is point in converting to webp if its going to lose data.. I'm trying to preserve data but get a lower file size for quality/filesize ratio

losing the metadata is a bit suck.. anything doable on this?
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Re: Convert PNG to WEBP loses EXIF Data

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Koogle wrote: Fri Sep 08, 2023 10:56 pm I have a same problem.. xnview shows exif data... conversion to webp with this tool loses it all..

if its not exif data then why does xnview show it as exif data in that tab?

eitherway webp conversion is losing that its kinda sad as what is point in converting to webp if its going to lose data.. I'm trying to preserve data but get a lower file size for quality/filesize ratio

losing the metadata is a bit suck.. anything doable on this?
EXIF metadata is kept into webp. Could you send a png sample?
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