Batch updates of IPTC tags using IrfanView

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Bryan S Larson has provided the following instructions on how to use IrfanView in batch mode to update IPTC tags in the following the TNG Commmunity Forum - Documents in TNG with gibberish on the page To batch edit IPTC data in IrfanView, you need to do the following:

  1. Open IrfanView Thumbnails
  2. Navigate to the images you wish to edit and select all of the images you want in your batch.
  3. Select File >> JPG Lossless operations >> Set IPTC data to selected files (ctrl + I will also do this)
  4. Click on the "Options" tab
  5. Make sure to select "Edit the first file only, apply text to all files"
  6. Edit your IPTC data in the other 3 tabs.
  7. Click Write to apply changes

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