Install exiftool on Synology

  1. Install Perl from the Synology package manager
  2. Use curl to download the *nix distribution to a folder (instruction here)
  3. make is not present on the Synology, but we don’t need it.
  4. Copy exiftool and lib directory to a directory of your choosing, or leave it where it is, if you won’t erase it
  5. Use vi to create or edit .profile. Add the path to exiftool to the PATH variable.

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