) includes data that is typically added to a digital photo capture.
IPTC has traditionally been used by press photographers and agencies with lots of images to categorize, but anyone can use it with desktop applications including Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge and a host of freeware/shareware applications.
However, while some file types do not support XMP data embedded in the file itself and relies on a "sidecar" file that travels with the master, several common image formats support the more modern and far more flexible XMP format.
The current IPTC Core schema has five fields that are interoperable with the Dublin Core schema: Title, Subject/Keywords, Creator, Rights/Copyright Notice, Description.
It's based on XML and was designed to allow exchange of standardized and custom metadata for digital documents and data sets.
With the advent of the digital era, Photoshop introduced the File Info panel to allow photographers to add IPTC data easily to the digital pictures they had taken - after scanning them of course; digital cameras were few and far between. Their files can also include helpful metadata in the form of EXIF and IPTC.EXIF (which stands for "exchangeable image file format", in case you appreciate trivia) includes data captured by your digital camera.For example, most digital cameras attach some basic information to an image file, such as height, width, file format, and time the image was taken.You can use metadata to streamline your workflow and organize your files.