Exiv2 v0.27.4 RC2 is available

Exiv2 v0.27.4 RC2 is available: https://pre-release.exiv2.org/

Thank you to Alex, Christoph, David, Freddie, Kevin, Leo, Leonardo, Luis,
Milos, Peter K, Peter S and pydera for working with me on the release.

This release is dedicated to our cat Lizzie who was put to sleep on 2021-02-13.
As always, thanks to my wife (and Exiv2 widow) Alison.

Highlights of Exiv2 v0.27.4

  • Support for bmff files (HEIC, HEIF, AVIF, CR3, JXL/bmff)
  • Bash test scripts rewritten in python
  • DNG 1.6 and Exif 2.32 support
  • Bug and Security fixes
  • Updated build and test environments
  • Localisation support on Crowdin
  • Revised documentation
  • Other improvements

Release Notes: Exiv2 RoadMap · Issue #1018 · Exiv2/exiv2 · GitHub

Exiv2 v0.27.4 GM is likely to ship early on 2021-04-30. (scheduled for 2021-05-22)


Great work! Thanks you very much. I’m looking forward to the final release.


Exiv2 v0.27.4 RC2 is being attacked by security investigators. I’d like to thank Luis, Dan, Alex and Kev for their support with the development of Exiv2. I have now retired.

So its time to party now?

Yes. I’m sure the security guys are delighted with their destructive work.