Here is a list of Best Free Picture Location Finder Software For Windows. Using these software, you can easily find picture location i.e. location where a specific photo was taken. To do so, these image location finders locate photos on the map and also display location coordinates (longitude, latitude). In many of these, you can even geotag photos and locate photos on the map or manually edit location information. The location view can be changed to Map, Satellite, Terrain, or Hybrid view mode. Easy navigation options are also provided in these image location finders.
Each of these picture location finders has distinct features. For example, some of these can even fetch exact location of photos with address, you can locate multiple images on map simultaneously, finding altitudes of photos, etc. In most of these, you can view image EXIF info that includes camera make, model, camera settings, shutter speed, white balance, focal length, etc. information. The supported formats in these image location finders include JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, camera-specific image files, etc.
My Favorite Picture Location Finder For Windows:
Photo GPS Extract is my favorite photo location finder. It is a simple yet effective software to find picture location. It also provides a desirable Batch GPS Extractor tool.
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Photo GPS Extract
Photo GPS Extract is a nice free image location finder software for Windows. It can find picture location for JPEG images only. As you add an image to this software, it displays image location on the main screen. You can even load multiple images at a time and toggle between them to view respective image location. In addition to that, you can load a directory of images and view their locations on the map at once. The image location can be viewed in Satellite mode too. The best part about this image location finder is that it provides a Batch Extractor tool. It finds exact locations of multiple images simultaneously and lists the fetched information with respective addresses.
Features worth mentioning in this picture location finder:
- You can customize map view by configuring Map Type (RoadMap, Satellite, Hybrid, Terrain), Marker, Tracks, etc.
- It lets you print the map displaying locations of different images. Also, the results can be exported in formats like HTML, GPX file, KML file, etc.
- It also provides a desirable Street View Browsing feature to see a 360° panorama of the location of picture.
- It provides a tool which lets you generate embedded Google maps.
- Some other handy tools include selection tool, measuring tool, simulate camera, and find location on map.
Photo GPS Extract is one of the best picture location finder software for Windows. Home Page Download Page
GeoSetter is a free picture location finder for Windows. It lets you add a folder of different images and find their locations on the global map with their coordinates. You can easily zoom in/out the map as required. The location map can be viewed in different modes including Google Satelite Map, Google Street Map, Google Hybrid Map, Google Terrain Map, OpenStreetMap, etc. You can also enable Overview Map mode. You can personalize map view using options like assign marker to selected images, show position markers, show image position, add direction to selected images, show image info on map, etc.
You can toggle between multiple images from left panel. There, you can also view EXIF data of images. On clicking an image, you can edit image data including location, date, source/description, category, etc. Some other features of this image finder location include Export to Google Earth, Copy Data to Clipboard, Search & Filters, etc. You can also setup general configurations such as data preference, ExifTool, Cameras, etc.
It supports general as well as camera specific image files including JPEG, TIFF, DNG, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, etc.
Overall, it is a nice and multilingual picture location finder. It supports different languages including Italian, Spanish, French, etc. Home Page Download Page
GeoPhoto is a free picture location finder app for Windows 10. This Windows app lets you find the location where your picture or any specific photo was clicked.
To start with, you need to add a folder of pictures to check their locations. This can be done using settings button. The pictures from that folder with location information will be viewed on the global map on its main interface. You can easily zoom into the global map to view the exact location. Other than Map, it also provides Satellite, Terrain, and Hybrid view modes to see the picture locations. You can also search for a location on the map.
It also provides a useful tool to view pictures without geotagging and add or edit geotag information for an image from added folder. The image can be directly shared via Flickr, OneDrive, Instagram, etc.
All in all, it is a good image location finder app with hassle-free interface. Home Page Download Page
Geotag is another free image location finder software for Windows. It lets you add an image or a folder containing multiple images and view respective image locations.
When you add an image or image folder, you can view EXIF information of all added images which include longitude, latitude, altitude, etc. By right-clicking an image, you can view its location on the map. You can view image location in a browser or directly on Google Earth. It also provides an option to view location with directions. You can choose whether you want to view a single image on map or all added images together. There is also a Location names option which finds out exact location i.e. city, province, country, etc. and shows the information on the interface.
Apart from above features, it offers Find altitude, Save new locations, Copy Location, Copy time offset, Set time of image, etc. options. You can load tracks from file or GPS. General preferences like external browser, EXIF tool, coordinate format, distance unit, etc. can also be set up.
It supports JPEG, RAW, and TIFF image files.
Geotag is a portable picture finder software which requires no installation to run. Home Page Download Page
IrfanView is a famous graphics viewer and editor software for Windows. It can also be used as a photo location finder software (click on above image).
How to find picture location using IrfanView
Open an image in any of supported formats and go to Image menu > Information option. Here, you can view image metadata including EXIF and IPTC info. Using Exif info button, you can view GPS information related to the added image. Now, you can locate the picture on the map using online services namely, OpenStreet, Google Earth, and GeoHack – Wiki. That’s it. As simple as that.
IrfanView can be used for various other utilities which you may or may not know of, such as checking image DPI, watermarking images, batch file renaming, etc. Home Page Download Page
onAround Immageo is another alternative to an image location finder. It requires Google Earth to show image location on the map. Google Earth is a familiar geospatial application for different platforms including Mac, Linux, Android, iPad, etc. It comes in a software package too for Windows. You can download it from aforementioned link.
To view image location on map, add an image file to this software from PC, camera, or scanner. It also lets you add a whole folder of images. The supported image formats include JPG, TIF, BMP, PNG, GIF, etc. Now, go to GPS & GeoTag menu > Show Photos on Google Earth. You will be able to view image location on the global map. You can easily navigate through the map. General image metadata including longitude and latitude can be viewed and even edited from right panel. You can also add notes, tags, etc. to the pictures.
Note: Although this picture location finder provides a built-in map view to locate pictures on map, it wasn’t working fine while my testing. Home Page Download Page
GpsPrune is a free, portable picture location finder for Windows. Just add JPG images to the software and it will display respective image location on the map. From the right panel, you can also view image information like latitude, longitude, etc. You can change the coordinate format and distance unit. Some other features of this software are Online (get altitude from SRTM, get Gpsies track, get weather forecast, open panorama map, etc.), Settings (set maps background, save map to disk, etc.), etc. Home Page Download Page
Photo Geo Editor
Photo Geo Editor is one more picture location finder in this list. It is an image location finder app for Windows 10. You can open a folder of images and view respective image locations one by one. It also displays location coordinates on the map. That’s it. It doesn’t offer any other option in its free version.
It is a simple and dedicated image location finder app for Windows. Home Page Download Page