Canon MakerNote Tags

Tags found in the MakerNote of images taken with Canon cameras. These tags are defined by Exiv2 in accordance with [2].

Tag (hex) Tag (dec) IFD Key Type Tag description
0x0000 0 Canon Exif.Canon.0x0000 Short Unknown
0x0001 1 Canon Exif.Canon.CameraSettings Short Various camera settings
0x0002 2 Canon Exif.Canon.FocalLength Short Focal length
0x0003 3 Canon Exif.Canon.0x0003 Short Unknown
0x0004 4 Canon Exif.Canon.ShotInfo Short Shot information
0x0005 5 Canon Exif.Canon.Panorama Short Panorama
0x0006 6 Canon Exif.Canon.ImageType Ascii Image type
0x0007 7 Canon Exif.Canon.FirmwareVersion Ascii Firmware version
0x0008 8 Canon Exif.Canon.FileNumber Long File number
0x0009 9 Canon Exif.Canon.OwnerName Ascii Owner Name
0x000a 10 Canon Exif.Canon.0x000a Long Unknow
0x000c 12 Canon Exif.Canon.SerialNumber Long Camera serial number
0x000d 13 Canon Exif.Canon.CameraInfo Short Camera info
0x000e 14 Canon Exif.Canon.FileLength Long FileLength
0x000f 15 Canon Exif.Canon.CustomFunctions Short Custom Functions
0x0010 16 Canon Exif.Canon.ModelID Long Model ID
0x0011 17 Canon Exif.Canon.MovieInfo Short Movie info
0x0012 18 Canon Exif.Canon.PictureInfo Short Picture info
0x0013 19 Canon Exif.Canon.ThumbnailImageValidArea SShort Thumbnail image valid area
0x0015 21 Canon Exif.Canon.SerialNumberFormat Long Serial number format
0x001a 26 Canon Exif.Canon.SuperMacro SShort Super macro
0x001c 28 Canon Exif.Canon.DateStampMode Short Data_Stamp_Mode
0x001d 29 Canon Exif.Canon.MyColors Short My_Colors
0x001e 30 Canon Exif.Canon.FirmwareRevision Long Firmware_Revision
0x0024 36 Canon Exif.Canon.FaceDetect1 Short FaceDetect1
0x0025 37 Canon Exif.Canon.FaceDetect2 Short FaceDetect2
0x0026 38 Canon Exif.Canon.AFInfo Short AF info
0x0027 39 Canon Exif.Canon.ContrastInfo Short ContrastInfo
0x0028 40 Canon Exif.Canon.ImageUniqueID Short ImageUniqueID
0x0029 41 Canon Exif.Canon.WBInfo Short WBInfo
0x002f 47 Canon Exif.Canon.FaceDetect3 Short FaceDetect3
0x0035 53 Canon Exif.Canon.TimeInfo SLong Time zone information
0x0038 56 Canon Exif.Canon.BatteryType Long BatteryType
0x003c 60 Canon Exif.Canon.AFInfo3 Short AFInfo3
0x0081 129 Canon Exif.Canon.RawDataOffset SLong RawDataOffset
0x0083 131 Canon Exif.Canon.OriginalDecisionDataOffset SLong Original decision data offset
0x00a4 164 Canon Exif.Canon.WhiteBalanceTable Short White balance table
0x0093 147 Canon Exif.Canon.CanonFileInfo Short CanonFileInfo
0x0094 148 Canon Exif.Canon.AFPointsInFocus1D Short AFPointsInFocus1D
0x0095 149 Canon Exif.Canon.LensModel Ascii Lens model
0x0096 150 Canon Exif.Canon.InternalSerialNumber Ascii Internal serial number
0x0097 151 Canon Exif.Canon.DustRemovalData Ascii Dust removal data
0x0099 153 Canon Exif.Canon.CustomFunctions Short Custom functions
0x009a 154 Canon Exif.Canon.AspectInfo Short AspectInfo
0x00a0 160 Canon Exif.Canon.ProcessingInfo Short Processing info
0x00a1 161 Canon Exif.Canon.ToneCurveTable Short ToneCurveTable
0x00a2 162 Canon Exif.Canon.SharpnessTable Short SharpnessTable
0x00a3 163 Canon Exif.Canon.SharpnessFreqTable Short SharpnessTable
0x00a4 164 Canon Exif.Canon.WhiteBalanceTable Short SharpnessTable
0x00a9 169 Canon Exif.Canon.ColorBalance Short ColorBalance
0x00aa 170 Canon Exif.Canon.MeasuredColor Short Measured color
0x00ae 174 Canon Exif.Canon.ColorTemperature Short ColorTemperature
0x00b0 176 Canon Exif.Canon.CanonFlags Short CanonFlags
0x00b1 177 Canon Exif.Canon.ModifiedInfo Short ModifiedInfo
0x00b2 178 Canon Exif.Canon.ToneCurveMatching Short ToneCurveMatching
0x00b3 179 Canon Exif.Canon.WhiteBalanceMatching Short WhiteBalanceMatching
0x00b4 180 Canon Exif.Canon.ColorSpace SShort ColorSpace
0x00b5 181 Canon Exif.Canon.0x00b5 Short Unknown
0x00b6 182 Canon Exif.Canon.PreviewImageInfo Short PreviewImageInfo
0x00c0 192 Canon Exif.Canon.0x00c0 Short Unknown
0x00c1 193 Canon Exif.Canon.0x00c1 Short Unknown
0x00d0 208 Canon Exif.Canon.VRDOffset Long VRD offset
0x00e0 224 Canon Exif.Canon.SensorInfo Short Sensor info
0x2600 9728 Canon Exif.Canon.AFInfoSize SShort AF InfoSize
0x2601 9729 Canon Exif.Canon.AFAreaMode SShort AF Area Mode
0x2602 9730 Canon Exif.Canon.AFNumPoints SShort AF NumPoints
0x2603 9731 Canon Exif.Canon.AFValidPoints SShort AF ValidPoints
0x2604 9732 Canon Exif.Canon.AFCanonImageWidth SShort AF ImageWidth
0x2605 9733 Canon Exif.Canon.AFCanonImageHeight SShort AF ImageHeight
0x2606 9734 Canon Exif.Canon.AFImageWidth SShort AF Width
0x2607 9735 Canon Exif.Canon.AFImageHeight SShort AF Height
0x2608 9736 Canon Exif.Canon.AFAreaWidths SShort AF Area Widths
0x2609 9737 Canon Exif.Canon.AFAreaHeights SShort AF Area Heights
0x260a 9738 Canon Exif.Canon.AFXPositions SShort AF X Positions
0x260b 9739 Canon Exif.Canon.AFYPositions SShort AF Y Positions
0x260c 9740 Canon Exif.Canon.AFPointsInFocus SShort AF Points in Focus
0x260d 9741 Canon Exif.Canon.AFPointsSelected SShort AF Points Selected
0x260e 9742 Canon Exif.Canon.AFPointsUnusable SShort AF Points Unusable
0x4001 16385 Canon Exif.Canon.ColorData Short Color data
0x4002 16386 Canon Exif.Canon.CRWParam Short CRWParam
0x4003 16387 Canon Exif.Canon.ColorInfo Short ColorInfo
0x4005 16389 Canon Exif.Canon.Flavor Short Flavor
0x4008 16392 Canon Exif.Canon.PictureStyleUserDef Short PictureStyleUserDef
0x4010 16400 Canon Exif.Canon.CustomPictureStyleFileName Short CustomPictureStyleFileName
0x4013 16403 Canon Exif.Canon.AFMicroAdj Short AFMicroAdj
0x4015 16405 Canon Exif.Canon.VignettingCorr Short VignettingCorr
0x4016 16406 Canon Exif.Canon.VignettingCorr2 Short VignettingCorr2
0x4018 16408 Canon Exif.Canon.LightingOpt Short LightingOpt
0x4018 16408 Canon Exif.Canon.LensInfo Short LensInfo
0x4020 16416 Canon Exif.Canon.AmbienceInfo Short AmbienceInfo
0x4021 16417 Canon Exif.Canon.MultiExp Short MultiExp
0x4024 16420 Canon Exif.Canon.FilterInfo Short FilterInfo
0x4025 16421 Canon Exif.Canon.HDRInfo Short HDRInfo
0x4028 16424 Canon Exif.Canon.AFConfig Short AFConfig
0x403f 16447 Canon Exif.Canon.RawBurstModeRoll Short RawBurstModeRoll

Canon Camera Settings Tags

Tag (hex) Tag (dec) IFD Key Type Tag description
0x0001 1 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.Macro SShort Macro mode
0x0002 2 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.Selftimer SShort Self timer
0x0003 3 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.Quality SShort Quality
0x0004 4 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.FlashMode SShort Flash mode setting
0x0005 5 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.DriveMode SShort Drive mode setting
0x0006 6 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.0x0006 Short Unknown
0x0007 7 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.FocusMode SShort Focus mode setting
0x0008 8 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.0x0008 SShort Unknown
0x0009 9 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.RecordMode SShort Record Mode
0x000a 10 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ImageSize SShort Image size
0x000b 11 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.EasyMode SShort Easy shooting mode
0x000c 12 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.DigitalZoom SShort Digital zoom
0x000d 13 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.Contrast SShort Contrast setting
0x000e 14 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.Saturation SShort Saturation setting
0x000f 15 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.Sharpness SShort Sharpness setting
0x0010 16 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ISOSpeed SShort ISO speed setting
0x0011 17 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.MeteringMode SShort Metering mode setting
0x0012 18 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.FocusType SShort Focus type setting
0x0013 19 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.AFPoint SShort AF point selected
0x0014 20 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ExposureProgram SShort Exposure mode setting
0x0015 21 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.0x0015 SShort Unknown
0x0016 22 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.LensType SShort Lens type
0x0017 23 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.Lens Short 'long' and 'short' focal length of lens (in 'focal units') and 'focal units' per mm
0x0018 24 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ShortFocal Short Short focal
0x0019 25 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.FocalUnits SShort Focal units
0x001a 26 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.MaxAperture SShort Max aperture
0x001b 27 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.MinAperture SShort Min aperture
0x001c 28 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.FlashActivity SShort Flash activity
0x001d 29 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.FlashDetails SShort Flash details
0x001e 30 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.0x001e SShort Unknown
0x001f 31 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.0x001f SShort Unknown
0x0020 32 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.FocusContinuous SShort Focus continuous setting
0x0021 33 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.AESetting SShort AE setting
0x0022 34 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ImageStabilization SShort Image stabilization
0x0023 35 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.DisplayAperture SShort Display aperture
0x0024 36 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ZoomSourceWidth SShort Zoom source width
0x0025 37 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ZoomTargetWidth SShort Zoom target width
0x0026 38 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.0x0026 SShort Unknown
0x0027 39 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.SpotMeteringMode SShort Spot metering mode
0x0028 40 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.PhotoEffect SShort Photo effect
0x0029 41 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ManualFlashOutput SShort Manual flash output
0x002a 42 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.ColorTone SShort Color tone
0x002e 46 CanonCs Exif.CanonCs.SRAWQuality SShort SRAW quality

Canon Shot Info Tags

Tag (hex) Tag (dec) IFD Key Type Tag description
0x0001 1 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.AutoISO Short AutoISO
0x0002 2 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.ISOSpeed Short ISO speed used
0x0003 3 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.MeasuredEV Short Measured EV
0x0004 4 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.TargetAperture Short Target Aperture
0x0005 5 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.TargetShutterSpeed Short Target shutter speed
0x0006 6 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.0x0006 Short Unknown
0x0007 7 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.WhiteBalance Short White balance setting
0x0008 8 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.SlowShutter Short Slow shutter
0x0009 9 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.Sequence Short Sequence number (if in a continuous burst)
0x000a 10 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.0x000a Short Unknown
0x000b 11 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.0x000b Short Unknown
0x000c 12 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.CameraTemperature SShort Camera temperature
0x000d 13 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.FlashGuideNumber Short Flash guide number
0x000e 14 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.AFPointUsed Short AF point used
0x000f 15 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.FlashBias Short Flash bias
0x0010 16 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.AutoExposureBracketing Short Auto exposure bracketing
0x0011 17 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.0x0011 Short Unknown
0x0012 18 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.0x0012 Short Unknown
0x0013 19 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.SubjectDistance Short Subject distance
0x0014 20 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.0x0014 Short Unknown
0x0015 21 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.ApertureValue Short Aperture
0x0016 22 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.ShutterSpeedValue Short Shutter speed
0x0017 23 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.MeasuredEV2 Short Measured EV 2
0x0018 24 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.BulbDuration Short Bulb duration
0x0019 25 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.0x0019 Short Unknown
0x001a 26 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.CameraType Short Camera type
0x001b 27 CanonSi Exif.CanonSi.AutoRotate SShort Auto rotate

Canon Panorama Tags

Tag (hex) Tag (dec) IFD Key Type Tag description
0x0002 2 CanonPa Exif.CanonPa.PanoramaFrame Short Panorama frame number
0x0005 5 CanonPa Exif.CanonPa.PanoramaDirection Short Panorama direction

Canon Custom Function Tags

Tag (hex) Tag (dec) IFD Key Type Tag description
0x0001 1 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.NoiseReduction Short Long exposure noise reduction
0x0002 2 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.ShutterAeLock Short Shutter/AE lock buttons
0x0003 3 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.MirrorLockup Short Mirror lockup
0x0004 4 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.ExposureLevelIncrements Short Tv/Av and exposure level
0x0005 5 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.AFAssist Short AF assist light
0x0006 6 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.FlashSyncSpeedAv Short Shutter speed in Av mode
0x0007 7 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.AEBSequence Short AEB sequence/auto cancellation
0x0008 8 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.ShutterCurtainSync Short Shutter curtain sync
0x0009 9 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.LensAFStopButton Short Lens AF stop button Fn. Switch
0x000a 10 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.FillFlashAutoReduction Short Auto reduction of fill flash
0x000b 11 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.MenuButtonReturn Short Menu button return position
0x000c 12 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.SetButtonFunction Short SET button func. when shooting
0x000d 13 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.SensorCleaning Short Sensor cleaning
0x000e 14 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.SuperimposedDisplay Short Superimposed display
0x000f 15 CanonCf Exif.CanonCf.ShutterReleaseNoCFCard Short Shutter Release W/O CF Card

Canon Picture Info Tags

Tag (hex) Tag (dec) IFD Key Type Tag description
0x0002 2 CanonPi Exif.CanonPi.ImageWidth Short Image width
0x0003 3 CanonPi Exif.CanonPi.ImageHeight Short Image height
0x0004 4 CanonPi Exif.CanonPi.ImageWidthAsShot Short Image width (as shot)
0x0005 5 CanonPi Exif.CanonPi.ImageHeightAsShot Short Image height (as shot)
0x0016 22 CanonPi Exif.CanonPi.AFPointsUsed Short AF points used
0x001a 26 CanonPi Exif.CanonPi.AFPointsUsed20D Short AF points used (20D)

Canon File Info Tags

Tag (hex) Tag (dec) IFD Key Type Tag description
0x0001 1 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.FileNumber Long File Number
0x0003 3 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.BracketMode SShort Bracket Mode
0x0004 4 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.BracketValue SShort Bracket Value
0x0005 5 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.BracketShotNumber SShort Bracket Shot Number
0x0006 6 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.RawJpgQuality SShort Raw Jpg Quality
0x0007 7 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.RawJpgSize SShort Raw Jpg Size
0x0008 8 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.NoiseReduction SShort Noise Reduction
0x0009 9 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.WBBracketMode SShort WB Bracket Mode
0x000c 12 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.WBBracketValueAB SShort WB Bracket Value AB
0x000d 13 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.WBBracketValueGM SShort WB Bracket Value GM
0x000e 14 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.FilterEffect SShort Filter Effect
0x000f 15 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.ToningEffect SShort Toning Effect
0x0010 16 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.MacroMagnification SShort Macro magnification
0x0013 19 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.LiveViewShooting SShort Live view shooting
0x0014 20 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.FocusDistanceUpper Short Focus Distance Upper
0x0015 21 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.FocusDistanceLower Short Focus Distance Lower
0x0019 25 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.FlashExposureLock SShort Flash exposure lock
0x003d 61 CanonFi Exif.CanonFi.RFLensType Short RF Lens Type