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Most of the OSX GUI applications for manipulating exif information rely on Phil Harvey's exiftool, an open source perl library and cross-platform command-line tool for manipulating EXIF information. HoudahGPS, Geotagger, and GPSPhotoLinker all rely on exiftool to write EXIF tags. And since exiftool can write to Canon RAW files, these apps are likely to be ...


I have had quite good success with houdahGeo, in particular with Aperture. For this you open the photos you want to geotag from houdahGeo (you can open photos already in your Aperture Library) select them and then geotag them using either a map or a GPX file. Then you can reverse geocode and write the data back to the original Raw files. HoudahGeo then ...


It may seem like a minor thing, but many compacts are sold as-is internationally, or are expected to travel widely. And GPS-enabled devices are restricted or forbidden because they are, technically, military technology. It may be less of an issue now, with the ubiquity of mobile phones. (Which raises a counter-argument: are mobiles for sale internationally ...


It must have to do with cost. Adding GPS adds to the cost and they don't want to out price the cameras on the market. In all honesty, I have GPS on a small compact Canon I had picked up and at first it was neat, until I realized how badly it drained the battery. Now when I use it, the GPS stays turned off. If you're not going to use that feature, my ...

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