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Open a photo that has gps tags in Google maps

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Hi people,


this is not a workflow, it's a snippet that shows you the location of the photo in google maps is satelite mode.


this is the snippet: 


open "http://maps.google.com?t=k&q=loc:$(exiftool -ee -p '$gpslatitude, $gpslongitude' -c "%d°%d'%.2f"\" {cursor} 2> /dev/null | sed -e "s/ //g")"


how to use it:

  • open terminal
  • activate this snippet while in Terminal
  • open the folder where your photo is located in finder
  • drag the photo that contains gps data to your terminal
  • activate  the terminal window and press enter


It took me some time to figure out how to open the photo in Google maps in satelite mode.

When you activate this snippet, note the location of the cursor, it's not at the end (for a reason 🙂 )


Oh and btw, you need to install exiftool from phil Harvey: Exiftool to use this snippet

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Welcome @Raffie77,


I’ve decided to make a Workflow for the task, so you don’t have to use a snippet with manual work. You don’t need to install exiftool yourself (but will work with your installed version) and it supports bot Apple’s and Google’s Maps.


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