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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
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Subject: Re: Geotagging app
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On 11/3/2017 7:00 PM, Alan Browne wrote:
> On 2017-11-03 17:39, Alfred Molon wrote:
>> Caan anybody recommend an Android app which records position and 
>> altitude, and later you can add that data to the exif of JPEGs and
>> RAWs?
> 
> Any trail logger that saves (or exports) date in .kml, .kmz, .gpx, .log 
> (NMEA sentences) should do the trick.  But do check that it supports 
> altitude, esp. NMEA files as many do not record altitude.
> 
> Google Play is the source.
> This looks promising:
> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ilyabogdanovich.ge... 
> 
> 
> I use a German product called "Trails" on my iPhone - alas not available 
> for Android.
> 
>>
>> I'm using O.I.Share for the E-M1 II but it doesn't record the
>> altitude.
> 
> As a stopgap you could snap a photo with the Android camera and (if 
> properly set) that data would be saved in the snap for later transfer to 
> the other photos. (tedious).
> 
> Pretty much any "trail logger" can be used for what you want to do and 
> usually the "tagging" can be made automated in post process.  You do 
> need to know the offset from "real time" to your camera's time in order 
> to do that - no big deal using exiftool.  (ie: your time zone and the 
> difference between "correct" time and the camera's time (unless you 
> sync'd it all before going out).
> 
> Important note: GPS altitude ≠ altitude above sea level of where you are 
> as the GPS ellipsoid is not referenced to sea level.
> 
> 

I do it the easy way. I take a snap of the location with my iPhone. All 
relevant information is recorded.

-- 
PeterN