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Does resizing a photo in paint remove exif data?


Question

I have some images and I want to strip the EXIF data for privacy reasons before I put them up on the website. Is it enough to simply resize them in windows paint? I'm using Windows XP X64.

2013/11/22
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11/22/2013 2:32:00 PM

Accepted Answer

In comment 34 of this post: http://photographylife.com/how-to-delete-exif-data a reply (comment 38) mentions that this is a bad method due to re-compression issues - It will remove it, but it's not the best way to remove it.

The article itself mentions how to do it without re-compressing the image in Lightroom/Photoshop.

2014/03/20
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3/20/2014 9:16:00 AM