HoudahGeo integrates with iPhoto, Aperture and Lightroom. This makes it easy to geotag photos that are managed by your favorite photo library.
HoudahGeo offers several options for geocoding your photos: automatic using GPS track logs, using GPS waypoints, using built-in maps, using Google Earth, etc.
One of the lesser known options is geocoding from reference photos (aka. gap fill geocoding). The basic idea behind this technique is pretty simple. Your iPhone creates geocoded photos. You may however find the camera lacking when compared to your regular digital camera. Your preferred camera on the other hand lacks a GPS chip. HoudahGeo can match up geocoded photos from your iPhone with photos taken around the same time using your regular camera. It can thus assume both were taken at the same location.
HoudahGeo supports a couple of advanced settings to customized EXIF/XMP export.
- Preserve file modification dates
- Default metadata attribute values
- Additional metadata attribute values
- Preserved metadata attributes
These settings are intentionally hidden and meant only for advanced users.
If things go wrong, you will need to trash your HoudahGeo preferences file.
Do you use iPhoto or Aperture to import photos from your camera? No problem. You can still use HoudahGeo to tag your photos.
HoudahGeo integrates tightly with iPhoto and Aperture. You can browse your photo libraries using HoudahGeo. To geotag photos, drag them from the sidebar into the Images list of your HoudahGeo project.