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Google Photos transfer doesn't copy "Date Taken" or "Description" meta-data
I have just tested the copy of a Google Photos album from one account to a second, it copied the the album with the correct name and the contained images, but the Description wasn't copied and the Date/Time of the image in Google, essentially the date taken and where it appears in the main stream of photos, used today's date (the date of transfer) and not the date of the original images.
SOME time stamps are the date taken, but others are still set to the time and date of transfer (today/now).
Geo-location data is not being copied.
Descriptions are not being copied.
The API of Google Photos doesn't offer the feature to save the original data, description, and Geo-location. So, MultCloud can't transfer these properties of photos.
I have been looking at the Google Photos API documentation and there is a description attribute.
I see there is no option at all for Geo location which is very upsettings.
This doesn't explain why, when copying over just a single Album, the dates are a mish-mash of correct and incorrect. Some being the date taken, some just 1 day later, and others being the date/time of the migration using MultCloud?
Generally, when you transfer from Google Photos to another, it will not retain the original date. The date will be the date/time of transfer. Are there some same photos in the source and destination before you run the transfer? For the same photos, MultCloud will skip them to transfer.
Additionally, I have made sure to pick an album where all images were taken on the same device (mobile) uploaded to Google Photos (source) with the same method (Google Photos mobile app) and their date had not been altered since being on Google Photos. Unless there is something I have missed, this indicates there is definitely something wrong with the MultCloud migration that has taken place?
We test that it is no problem in our google photos.
[picbackman says "Keep meta data of Photos intact during migration (*)" but what does that star mean? There is no legend. So I don't know if others can maintain the date and metadata or not.]