Where On Earth was it Taken?

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How many times have you viewed a digital photograph on your PC and wondered where on earth it was taken? In the not too distant future, digital cameras with built-in GPS facilities will record latitude and longitude in the image’s hidden EXIF data file, which is currently used to store time, date and camera settings.

However, with this top tip from Propellerhead you can get a flavour of things to come right now with a tiny little program called Panorado Flyer, which records location data on your images. After that all you have to do is right-click on the file and you’ll be transported by Google Earth to the exact location.

To tag an image file with location data simply open Google Earth, find the location then right-click on the file and the data is automatically recorded. If you like that then take a look at the hundreds of other great tips and utilities featured on PCTopTips

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