|Purpose||Properties extraction, identification, metadata editing|
| Source Code Repository
||Distributed under same terms as Perl language (GNU GPL or "Artistic license")|
Metadata / feature extraction and editing tool. Supports many formats; mainly still image formats but also documents and various audio and video formats. Although ExifTool is not a validator, it often reports useful information in case of defective files.
e.g. links to AQuA/SCAPE/Hackathon issues that use the tool
SPRUCE Mashup - London 2012 - "Solving TIFF malformation using exiftool"