Table of Contents 20. Geotagging, GeoFinder, GPS, and KMZ
Add geotags to photos
Sometimes, your camera has no GPS chip, or you are inside of the
building and the GPS won’t work, or you are simply updating your
existing library of photos.
In all these cases, you may wish to add geotags to existing
The good thing is that NeoFinder is really all that you need to do
this. In fact, NeoFinder offers several ways of adding valuable GPS
information to your photos.
the built-in NeoFinder Map
That is the easy way to add geotags to your photos. Simply select
one or multiple photos you wish to geotag. Now, move the
in NeoFinder to the proper location.
Then select the button with the little red pin. You can klick
inside the map to set the location of the pin.
When you are done, hit the Write Geotag
button. Or just double click into the
proper location of the map to write the geotag
Use Copy &
If you have photos or even movie files with an existing geotag,
NeoFinder can copy this geotag, and paste it into other
Select one photo or movie file with an existing geotag, and use the
context menu to copy it:
Then select one or multiple photos without existing geotag, and use
the Paste command in the context menu:
NeoFinder copies these geotags as a textual version, so you can
also use it for other purposes, if you need
NeoFinder is also able to use Google Earth to set a geotag! Simply
launch Google Earth, and place it at the desired location. A super
useful tool for that is the crosshair you can find
Then simply center Google Earth to the desired location, go back to
NeoFinder, and select Set GPS Location from Google
Earth from the context menu
for one or any number of photos in your catalogs. that is very
Geotag to file
NeoFinder will write the new geotag to all of the
selected photo files, and also to the NeoFinder
NeoFinder writes these geotags directly into the EXIF meta data
fields of the selected photos, this will work for a wide range of
photo formats, but not for all, if it fails, NeoFinder will display
an error message.
NeoFinder can also overwrite existing geotags in photos, but it will ask you
if you really wish to do that.
20.1 The Map and
20.3 The Wikipedia
20.5 Get the place