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Installation

1.

If you are installing over a previous install of JPEG Japery then it is recommended that you close all open JPEG Japery windows and un-install JPEG Japery from your computer before installing again.

2.

Click HERE to download the JPEG Japery installation package.

3.

Double click the file "JPEGJape.exe" (the file that you downloaded in step 2 above) and then follow the installation instructions.

If you have any installation problems, contact us



Uninstall

Close JPEG Japery and then select the "Uninstall JPEG Japery" shortcut in the JPEG Japery folder of your start menu.

If this does not work then you can manually uninstall JPEG Japery. First, close JPEG Japery. Then, find the folder that JPEG Japery is installed in (This is typically something like "C:\Program Files\JPEGJape"). Delete this folder.

XML RSS Feed Update

Registered Users: Launch your registered version of JPEG Japery. Select "Help" and then select "Update" from the main menu. Alternatively, refer to your original order receipt for instructions or contact us.

Un-Registered Users: Click HERE to download the latest version.


Main Window

The main window is the main interface for JPEG Japery. For more help on using the main window, see the following links:

Target Files Tutorial
File Patterns Tutorial


Edit Attributes

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Attributes" menu item from the main window.

Click HERE for more information on "Editing Attributes"


Changing Case

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Case" menu item from the main window.

From here you can choose to change the case (capitalization) of file names in the current folder and/or all sub folders to match the case pattern of your choice from the choices provided. For example, you can change case of files between capital letters and lower case.


Copy Or Move Files

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Copy" menu item from the main window.

From here you can either select to copy jpeg files or move jpg files to a new location. You can optionally, copy or move files in sub-folders and re-create the original folder structure.

Click HERE for a tutorial.


Dates

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Dates" menu item from the main window.

Click HERE for more information on the "Dates" feature


Encryption

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Encrypt" menu item from the main window.

Encrypting your files will make them unreadable until they are decrypted. This is useful if you don't want anyone else to view data on your computer. Only those who know the encryption password that you use will be able to decrypt the files.

Note that the encryption feature is NOT protected by JPEG Japery's recycle bin protection so it is important that you do not forget the password that you use.

To encrypt all target files, enter a password (key) and click the start button. To decrypt these files, target them if they are not targeted (in the main window), enter the key you used to encrypt them and then click the start button again to decrypt them.

The JPEG Japery Encryptor meets the 128 bit standard.

Key Text Box:

Use this box to enter a memorable key to encrypt or decrypt your files with. You must remember this key as you will need it to decrypt your encrypted files. (Note that this field is not saved on exit for security purposes). The key can be up to 255 characters long.

Start Button:

Click this button to encrypt or decrypt files.

Close Button:

Click this button to close the encrypt window and return to the main window.


Finding Keywords

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Find" menu item from the main window.

Use JPEG Japery as a search engine for your computer. Click HERE for more information.


Listing File Names

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, List" menu item from the main window.

This facility will enable you to create and save a list of all jpeg file names to a plain text file. From the "List" window, select your options and click on "Start" to generate the list.

Note: Select DOS format to list all jpgs in DOS format (for example: in DOS format, c:\my documents\mylargefile.txt is listed as c:\mydocu~1\mylarg~1.txt)

Select "Full Path" to list all jpg files and folders with their full path (for example: instead of listing "myfile.txt", select this option to list "c:\myfile.txt").

You can choose to list all targets, read-only targets or targets with a positive archive flag. For example, when working on files, select the "Read Only Targets" option to list read-only files and ignore all others.

Note: JPEG Japery now has basic print functionality. When the list has been compiled, click the "Print" button to print the basic full list of jpegs (in the results window). If you wish to format your list before printing, click the "Save" button and save your file in plain-text format. Then open the file in your favorite text editor to format and print your list.


Renaming JPEG Files

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Rename" menu item from the main window.

Note that you can also use the "Replace" feature to search and replace on file names and the "Case" feature to change the capitalization of file names.

Click HERE for more information on renaming files


Search and Replace

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Replace" menu item from the main window.

Search for something and replace it with something else. Click HERE for more information on search and replace


Strip Meta Data, Thumbnails Or Wipe

To open this feature, select the "Quick-Find, Delete" menu item from the main window.

From here you may strip meta data from your jpg files, permanently wipe jpg files from your hard drive, delete jpeg files from your hard drive or permanently wipe Free Space from your drive.

Strip All Data Except Picture:

Select this option to strip all exif metadata from your pictures. There is NO UNDO for this operation.

This operation will remove all tag information such as dates, camera specifications and manufacturer notes. If there are any embedded thumbnails, these will also be removed. The finished file will be a jpeg file containing only the picture. This jpeg file will be smaller as a result.

If the original jpeg does not contain any metadata, it will be skipped.

Send Files To Recycle Bin:

Select this option to send target files to the recycle bin. These files may be recovered from the recycle bin. Note that these files will be deleted if your recycle bin is damaged, corrupt or disabled.

Delete Files Radio Button:

Select the "Delete Files" option to delete target files from your hard drive. Note that the files may still remain on your hard disk and may still be recoverable by specialized data recovery programs.

Wipe Files Radio Button:

Select the "Wipe Files" option to permanently erase and then delete target files from your hard drive. Note that the files will not be recoverable using deleted file recovery programs although the file names may still exist in the FAT (File allocation table). That is: the contents of all wiped files will be permanently erased and cannot be recovered.

Wipe FreeSpace On Drive Radio Button:

Select this option to permanently wipe all FreeSpace on the selected drive. Note that any deleted files on this drive will not be recoverable after performing this operation.


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