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[Q] HTC One M8 Camera file naming convention?

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By lagvoid, Member on 5th June 2014, 01:21 PM
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Has anyone come across a method to change the file naming convention on the HTC One M8? I want to have the date and time stamp included in the file name like other Android devices utilize. This not only helps easily identify the images without checking image meta data, but eliminates duplicate file names after flashing new roms.

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24th July 2014, 05:09 PM |#2  
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Has anyone come across a method to change the file naming convention on the HTC One M8? I want to have the date and time stamp included in the file name like other Android devices utilize. This not only helps easily identify the images without checking image meta data, but eliminates duplicate file names after flashing new roms.

Yes, please! I just got a replacement and all photo file names are duplicating. I can't find anywhere how to change the naming convention.
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Yes, please! I just got a replacement and all photo file names are duplicating. I can't find anywhere how to change the naming convention.

Huge fail on HTC's part with this one. Here's an alternative to help sort through your issue.

NameExif
http://www.digicamsoft.com/softnamexif.html

run the free program on your old files and it'll rename them according to the exif date data.
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Huge fail on HTC's part with this one. Here's an alternative to help sort through your issue.

Thanks for the tip!
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I found the ability to prepend a timestamp to camera files in the HTC one tweaker xposed module
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Have you tried Dropbox?
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Has anyone come across a method to change the file naming convention on the HTC One M8? I want to have the date and time stamp included in the file name like other Android devices utilize. This not only helps easily identify the images without checking image meta data, but eliminates duplicate file names after flashing new roms.

Thanks for any help!

I noticed that when I installed Dropbox, it automatically saved all my pictures and videos on my computer with the format you're requesting. This still doesn't solve the issue where it's fixed on my phone, but it wouldn't be too hard to just copy and paste them back after they're all uploaded to Dropbox. Good luck!
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