Pida

Pida is a tiny, useful REST API for extracting meta information from various media types, currently in beta. It officially supports JPEG, PNG and TIFF with more formats in development.

Supported response formats include XML and JSON.


Extracting Metadata from images:

You can query a remote image url by making the following GET request:

$ curl https://www.pida.io/data/http://your_image.jpg?format=json

{ "Make":"FUJIFILM", "Model":"FinePix S6500fd", "Orientation":"Horizontal (normal)", "Orientation": "Horizontal (normal)", "XResolution": 240, "YResolution": 240, "ResolutionUnit": "inches", "Software": "Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0 Windows", "ModifyDate": "2009:02:28 15:37:45", "ExposureTime": "1/500", "FNumber": 8, "ExposureProgram": "Aperture-priority AE", "ISO": 200, "ExifVersion": "0220", "DateTimeOriginal": "2009:02:27 14:38:23", "CreateDate": "2009:02:27 14:38:23", "ShutterSpeedValue": "1/500", }

You can also send a local image by making the following POST request:

$ curl -F "image=@./example.jpg" https://www.pida.io/data/

{ "Make":"FUJIFILM", "Model":"FinePix S6500fd", "Orientation":"Horizontal (normal)", "Orientation": "Horizontal (normal)", "XResolution": 240, "YResolution": 240, "ResolutionUnit": "inches", "Software": "Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0 Windows", "ModifyDate": "2009:02:28 15:37:45", "ExposureTime": "1/500", "FNumber": 8, "ExposureProgram": "Aperture-priority AE", "ISO": 200, "ExifVersion": "0220", "DateTimeOriginal": "2009:02:27 14:38:23", "CreateDate": "2009:02:27 14:38:23", "ShutterSpeedValue": "1/500", }