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Android app to view EXIF information

📅 2014-Jun-25 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ android, exif ⬩ 📚 Archive

I was looking for an Android app to view the EXIF information of photos taken on my Moto G smartphone. I tried the following apps:

Exif Viewer was the best among the lot. The GUI is clean and the information is displayed nicely below a small preview of the photo. The one nagging problem I have with this app is that it displayed shutter speed as a fraction of 10000, which is simply meaningless to me.

Jpeg Exif Viewer, Simple Exif Viewer and EXIF Tag Viewer have ugly black GUI. They do not even display the image whose EXIF tags are being shown. I did not like these apps.

In the end, I did not pick any of these apps. I would have chosen Exif Viewer, if it did not have that Shutter Speed display problem. It turns out that the Motorola Camera app in the Moto G can display the most important EXIF information anyway: aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Just open any photo, click once on it to get the top menu, choose Options and then Details to view the EXIF information.

Tried with: Motorola Camera, Android 4.4.3 and Moto G

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