Another great tool, with a little bit of a learning curve though, is exiftool: 
http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/

I am using it to reorganize a large photo library (which it's awesome for), but 
this page talks about updating tags: 
http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/#writing

It can be as simple as:

#exiftool "-DateTimeOriginal+=5:10:2 10:48:0" IMG_1234.JPG

To update the DateTimeOriginal tag.

-----Original Message-----
From: u2-users-boun...@listserver.u2ug.org 
[mailto:u2-users-boun...@listserver.u2ug.org] On Behalf Of Susan Joslyn
Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 5:14 AM
To: 'Manu Fernandes'; 'U2 Users List'
Subject: Re: [U2] Writing into metadata

Thanks, Manu.  This does look like it would do everything I need - both now and 
future things I hadn't even considered!  It does look like a bit of a learning 
curve, but worth it.
SJ

-----Original Message-----
From: Manu Fernandes [mailto:e...@infodata.lu]
Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 7:47 AM
To: sjos...@sjplus.com; U2 Users List
Subject: RE: [U2] Writing into metadata

Hi,

We use ImageMagick (http://www.imagemagick.org/) ; It provides OS command line 
to read / write picture properties ; and many other tools for image 
manipulation.
Check "identify -verbose picturefilename" then parse what you need ; or use 
"escapes" (http://www.imagemagick.org/script/escape.php) to pick elements. 

Free, Available on win / linux

Manu


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : u2-users-boun...@listserver.u2ug.org [mailto:u2-users- 
> boun...@listserver.u2ug.org] De la part de Susan Joslyn Envoyé : mardi
> 11 juin 2013 12:53 À : u2-users@listserver.u2ug.org Objet : [U2] 
> Writing into metadata
> 
> Hi everyone,
> Does any one know how to use a unibasic program to write into the 
> metadata of a .jpg file in windows?  Or to read, rename and write that
file?
> 
> If someone knows how to do it with a windows tool I'm game, but I've 
> looked into some that require me to learn a lot of new skills that I 
> cannot invest in for this particular little project.
> 
> Appreciate any thoughts or ideas.
> Susan
> 
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