> I am trying to orgnanize some of my video clips using the Photo
> Gallery. I would like to be able to transfer those clips to another
> computer. The problem I have is that the TAGS appear to be written
> into the file (great!) but the "Date Taken" which I assign while
> organizing the clipds, isn't. This seems to be the case because the
> WMV file format doesn't seem to have a field for that information
> (seems like there is only a Year of Release field). So here is the
> question. Where do the Metadata that' can't be written back to the
> file live, and how do I get them out and into another computer?
> Thanks much
You could try copying the Pictures.pd4 file
to a thumb drive, CD, DVD, etc...and move it
to the other computer (replacing the current
This database named "Pictures.pd4" includes
thumbs and metadata and is found at the
Windows Photo Gallery\Pictures.pd4
The file can also be found with an Advanced
Search for pd4.
Go to...Start / Search / Advanced Search.
Check the box..."Include non-indexed, hidden,
and system files" Enter pd4 in the Name field
and left click the Search button.
The following article may be worth a look also:
Metadata and the Windows
Vista Photo Gallery
Digital Media MVP
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