sort/re-order your photos on the iphone / ipod touch

23 Oct

as always, apple thinks they know what’s best for the user and keep him from adjust anything to its gusto… ever wondered why the photos you sync to your iphon/ipod are completely random and out of order? no matter about filenames or meta-information like exif? no way to sort them? grrrr

well, the filename doesn’t count (otherwise digikam would be a solution by batch-renaming your favorite pictures): no, it’s the file’s timestamp (to be precise, the timestamp of the last change)!!

here’s a neat script to adjust those timestamps so the photos get sorted by mapping an ascending order from the filenames to their respective timestamp:

david uebelacker: iphone bilder sortieren

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