To Remove or Not to Remove Exif Metadata?

Why ExifCleaner?

ExifCleaner is a batch Windows utility that enables to remove Exif, as well as to erase other types of photographic metadata like Adobe XMP, IPTC, JPEG comments, geotags and so on. With its help you may preview Exif data before removing, and then you can choose specific tags you want to get rid of. [...]

Batch Utility That Removes Exif Revamped

On Friday, September 10, 2010 the batch utility that removes Exif from photos, ExifCleaner was updated to the version 1.4.6. Here are the changes in the current revision:

Fixed bug when loading the column widths of the image list, if the main window was previously maximized.
Enhanced UX of the dialog for browsing for the result folder.
A [...]

The Exif Tag Remover Is Updated

Today our Exif tag remover, ExifCleaner was updated to the version 1.4. Here is the changelog:

An option to remove Adobe Photoshop APP12 Ducky (it includes when you use the Save for Web feature).
Now our Exif cleaner is able to remove JFIF along with JFIF Extension.
Ability to add all supported image files from a certain directory.
Enhanced [...]

ExifCleaner That Strips Exif Was Updated

Our image utility that strips Exif was slightly updated on June 1st, 2010. Here are the changes of ExifCleaner v1.3.4:

The internal graphics library was updated.
Fixed default sizes of the main form and all its elements.

Discuss this version and announcement here.

The Image Optimizer That Erases Exif and Adobe XMP Metadata Was Updated

On Tuesday, May 18, 2010 our image optimizer for erasing Exif and Adobe XMP, ExifCleaner was updated to the version 1.3. Here is the list of changes:

Added definition of the Gamma Exif tag.
Now Exif cleaner opens an image with an associated program on double-clicking a single item in the list.
A configurable option of opening an [...]

Our Exif Deletion Tool Was Renewed

Today our tool for deletion Exif metadata, ExifCleaner was updated to the version 1.2. The changes for the current release are:

Added an option for deletion the Adobe XMP metadata.
An option for removing IPTC (including the whole Photoshop IRB section), if it presents in the file.
Now you can copy selected Exif strings to the clipboard via [...]