XMP 4.1 supports CS3, adds libraries
Adobe has posted a new update to its XMP (Extensible Metadata Platform) technology, which allows developers to easily manipulate metadata.
The source code for the new Adobe XMP 4.1 has been released under the same open-source license as its previous versions. The company says that Adobe XMP 4.1, in addition to compatibility with CS3, significantly extends Adobe’s past XMP offerings by providing new libraries for developers to read, write and update XMP in popular image, document and video file formats including: JPEG, PSD, TIFF, AVI, WAV, MPEG, MP3, MOV, INDD, PS, EPS and PNG. In addition, the rewritten XMP 4.1 libraries have been optimized into two major components, the XMP Core and the XMP Files.
This release candidate will be compatible with the upcoming Adobe Creative Suite 3 being unveiled March 27,2007. Developers can access the new release now at https://labs.adobe.com/technologies/xmptoolkit/.