GottenGeography – photo geotagging application

GottenGeography is a geotagging application written for the GNOME desktop.

It stores geographical information directly into your photos’ EXIF data, so you never forget where your photos were taken.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Display maps using libchamplain and OpenStreetMap.
  • Parse GPX/KML (xml) files and display the GPS tracks on the map, using expat.
  • Read pre-existing geotags inside photo EXIF data using pyexiv2 and display markers on the map indicating where those photos were taken.
  • Manually geotag images, using either of two methods: by clicking the ‘apply’ button, the selected photos are placed onto the center of the map, or by drag & drop.
  • Automatically geotag images using timestamp comparison between photos and GPX data, proportionally calculating photo coordinates that fall in-between gpx track points.
  • Reverse geocode using a db dump of geolocation data. Stores city, province/state, and country names in IPTC data automatically.
  • Automatically determine the timezone that your photos were taken in so that you don’t have to specify it manually when you go travelling.
  • Extensive use of GSettings to store program state, meaning that each time you launch GottenGeography, it remembers things like where on the map you were last browsing, what map you were using, what size the window was, etc.
  • Save EXIF/IPTC data into your photos using pyexiv2.

Developer: Marc Ordinas i Llopis
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

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