GroupDocs.Metadata for Java We are extremely excited to announce that the first version of GroupDocs.Metadata for Java has been released. GroupDocs.Metadata for Java is a valuable addition to the GroupDocs.Metadata product family that empowers Java developers while working with metadata of popular file formats. It is powerful as well as easy to use API that provides all basic metadata operations (i.e. view, add, modify, remove) for a number of file formats. API gets the file as an input and makes its metadata accessible to the user. The following section contains the information about the key features exposed by the API.

Salient Features of GroupDocs.Metadata for Java

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java allows you to work with:

  • Built-in metadata properties in documents
  • Custom metadata properties in documents
  • EXIF metadata properties in images
  • EXIF maker-notes
  • XMP metadata properties in images
  • IPTC metadata properties in images
  • Image resource blocks in images
  • PSD Metadata retrieval
  • IFD tags in supported image formats
  • SRational TIFF tags
  • Metadata associated with email messages
  • Metadata attached to popular audio and video formats
  • Metadata of ZIP archives
  • Track changes in supported formats
  • Document information

The API also provides some useful utilities to perform following operations:

  • Inspect and clean hidden metadata in document formats
  • Search and compare metadata
  • Export metadata to Excel/CSV
  • Clean metadata
  • Detect MIME type

For more details on supported features, please visit the article: Supported Features

Supported File Formats

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java supports metadata operations for a wide range of file formats (listed below):

  • Presentation Document (PPT/PPTX/POT/POTX)
  • Word Document (DOC/DOCX/DOT/DOTX/DOCM)
  • Spreadsheet Document (XLS/XLSX/XLSM/XLT/XLTX/XLTM)
  • Portable Document Format (PDF)
  • OneNote Format (ONE)
  • MS Project Document (MPP)
  • MS Visio (VDX)
  • Open Document Formats (ODT, ODS)
  • Jpeg2000/Jp2
  • PNG
  • GIF
  • TIFF (*.tif, *.tiff)
  • PSD
  • WMF
  • WEBP
  • EMF
  • BMP
  • DjVu (*.djvu, *.djv)
  • Email Message (.eml)
  • Outlook Message (.msg)
  • MP3 (.mp3)
  • WAV (.wav)
  • AVI (.avi)

For more details on supported file formats, please visit the article: Supported File Formats

Example Business Cases

GroupDocs.Metadata aims to help a lot in various fields of life. For example, while sharing the crucial documents, a business party may not want to expose the confidentiality of its business and employees as well through the reports/documents they prepare. So, just before sending these bulks of reports to the other party, removal of all confidential metadata from the reports is mandatory. GroupDocs.Metadata is the perfect API to serve in this situation. In order to elaborate real-life needs, we have envisaged some real-life cases. For details, please feel free to visit this documentation article.

Available Channels and Resources

Here are a few channels and resources for you to download, try, learn and get technical support on GroupDocs.Metadata for Java:


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