The photoname package

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Command-line utility for renaming/moving photo image files based on EXIF tags.

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Versions 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3.0, 3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.1, 3.2
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Dependencies base (>=4.5 && <5.0), directory, exif, filepath, mtl, old-locale, parsec, time, unix [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2007-2016 Dino Morelli
Author Dino Morelli
Maintainer Dino Morelli <>
Stability stable
Category Application, Console
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Source repository head: darcs get
Uploaded Sun Oct 2 22:03:58 UTC 2016 by DinoMorelli
Distributions NixOS:3.2
Downloads 1481 total (37 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-10-02 [all 1 reports]


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Readme for photoname

Readme for photoname-3.2



Rename photo image files based on EXIF shoot date (Haskell)


photoname is a command-line utility for renaming/moving photo image files. The new folder location and naming are determined by the photo shoot date information contained within the file's EXIF tags.

Getting source

  • Download the cabalized source package from Hackage
  • epub-tools is available for Arch Linux from the AUR
  • Get the source with darcs: $ darcs get
  • If you're just looking, browse the source

And once you have it, building the usual way:

$ cabal configure --enable-tests
$ cabal build
$ cabal test
$ cabal install


Build and install with cabal-install: $ cabal update ; cabal install photoname


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Past Debian 64-bit packaging work was performed by Magnus Therning