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mrwul
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Move to folder named after exif date

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Whilst using XnViewMP
How to move photos to folders named after the exif shooting date, also the ones in arw (Sony RAW) format?

I might look for 3rd party tools, but first I would like to check here.

Thanks
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i don't understand your problem
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Re: Move to folder named after exif date

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xnview wrote:i don't understand your problem
Imported photos (from camera), both RAW and JPG
All in 1 folder (e.g. Photos)
Various dates

Now they should move to subfolders based on Exifdate, e.g.
\Photos\2014-12-01
\Photos\2014-12-04
\Photos\2014-12-06

etc.
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Re: Move to folder named after exif date

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you have "import and sort", but make a backup before to use it
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Re: Move to folder named after exif date

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Hi,
this is almost exactly what I am looking for. However it is not configurable to "yyyy-mm"

I have tried "batch rename" with filename = "{EXIF:Date Taken [Y-m]}\{Filename}", but this will not create subfolders

I have tried "batch convert" with filename = "{EXIF:Date Taken [Y-m]}\{Filename}". This will create subfolders but it will not just copy the files unchanged

Is there any way to move the files (unchanged) to a subfolder named /yyyy-mm ?

Thanks
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Re: Move to folder named after exif date

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klappziehpresse wrote:Hi,
this is almost exactly what I am looking for. However it is not configurable to "yyyy-mm"

I have tried "batch rename" with filename = "{EXIF:Date Taken [Y-m]}\{Filename}", but this will not create subfolders

I have tried "batch convert" with filename = "{EXIF:Date Taken [Y-m]}\{Filename}". This will create subfolders but it will not just copy the files unchanged

Is there any way to move the files (unchanged) to a subfolder named /yyyy-mm ?

Thanks
You may wish to try out PhotoMove 2
Regretfully there is no portable version.

Think this should be in XnViewMP though.

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OR alternatively, download Advanced Renamer (freeware, portable) and proceed like the below.
- drag and drop source folder into Advanced Renamer
- select [Copy] or [Move]
- select destination folder and -for instance- <Img Year>-<Img Month>-<Img Day> (results in \2015-01-25)
- start


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Re: Move to folder named after exif date

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klappziehpresse wrote: Is there any way to move the files (unchanged) to a subfolder named /yyyy-mm ?
i'll add it
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Re: Move to folder named after exif date

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xnview wrote: Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:24 pm
klappziehpresse wrote: Is there any way to move the files (unchanged) to a subfolder named /yyyy-mm ?
i'll add it
I'm searching for this feature but I can't find it. Was it added?
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Re: Move to folder named after exif date

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you have yyyy-MM in the list for subfolder
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Ralf-E-aus-W wrote: Mon Feb 21, 2022 10:00 amI'm searching for this feature but I can't find it. Was it added?
XnView MP offers an "Import and Sort" tool (I didn't know of that one until now). This tool allows for importing (=copying) images from one directory on the local or external drive to another directories. When specifying the target directory you can use placeholders and create a subdirectory structure depending on timestamp of file for example. But from what I can see and was written above you cannot use EXIF:date for creating specific subfolders.

Use menu "Tools > Import and Sort" to open the "Import and sort" dialog.
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xnview wrote: Tue Feb 22, 2022 2:43 pm you have yyyy-MM in the list for subfolder
Sorry, I still can't find it. I select multiple files, right click on them and select "Batch rename..." - but there is no list for subfolder.
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you are not in 'Import & Sort' tool
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Ralf-E-aus-W wrote: Tue Feb 22, 2022 11:24 pmSorry, I still can't find it. I select multiple files, right click on them and select "Batch rename..." - but there is no list for subfolder.
In XnView browser use menu "Tools > Import and Sort" to open the "Import and sort" dialog.

In German: Im XnView-Betrachter den Menüpunkt "Werkzeuge > Importieren und Sortieren.." wählen um den "Importieren und Sortieren"-Dialog zu öffnen.