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by tlhackque
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: XnConvert
Topic: How to avoid losing metadata with "keep" and "preserve" checked?
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: How to avoid losing metadata with "keep" and "preserve" checked?

why do have this step (PNG)? The original images have the subject in a fixed place. They have a known shape. But the background is bad. i need to replace it with white. I apply a mask in the first step - this replaces the background with black & leaves the object as desired. But I want a white back...
by tlhackque
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: XnConvert
Topic: How to avoid losing metadata with "keep" and "preserve" checked?
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: How to avoid losing metadata with "keep" and "preserve" checked?

PNG format doesn't support EXIF metadata Sigh, I missed that. Can you recommend another format that does (and that also supports the alpha channel, which is how I remove background)? I don't really care about the intermediate file - it's just a way to let me get rid of themasked backgroun. Or sugge...
by tlhackque
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: XnConvert
Topic: How to avoid losing metadata with "keep" and "preserve" checked?
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

How to avoid losing metadata with "keep" and "preserve" checked?

XnConvert 1.76 I use this flow: .JPG from camera => IPTC (add copyright), Add mask (fixes background, makes background Alpha channel), crop, canvas resize => png "Keep and add new value" is checked on the IPTC action. "Keep original date/time attributes" and "Preserve Metadata" are checked. .PNG (fr...