How to view embedded 'favourite' data in a JPEG pic taken via iOS device (in Windows)
Posted on 2016-11-10
When going through my pics on my iPhone, I'm able to mark them as a 'favourite'. I use a Windows PC primarily, and want to be able to view this data via some means on that OS, once the pictures are copied across. I would have assumed that Apple used a custom data field within the JPEGs EXIF data or the like, but all viewers I've used don't seem to show a difference with the data fields and entries on files I've marked as favourites versus ones I haven't. However, I do notice that when I mark a picture as a favourite under iOS, the modification time stamp on the file is updated.
I suspect Apple are doing something non-standard here (wouldn't be the first time!) but does anyone have insite as to where the 'favourite' field is set, and how I might be able to view that data (better still, do searches on the basis of it) on the MS Windows 10 platform.
Many thanks! :-)