Format of *.AAE File for iPhone Picture

Q

What is the format of *.AAE Files for iPhone Pictures?

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A

The format of *.AAE files iPhone pictures is called Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) format. *.AAE files are used to record changes made by the Photos app on iPhone to original picture files.

Here is an example of a *.AAE file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" 
 "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
	<key>adjustmentBaseVersion</key>
	<integer>0</integer>
	<key>adjustmentData</key>
	<data>
	bZBBT4RADIX/S89IQAaBuRk96MVNNNGD8TDsFKiBgcyUVUP4787sLhsPHvv...
    ...
	</data>
	<key>adjustmentEditorBundleID</key>
	<string>com.apple.mobileslideshow</string>
	<key>adjustmentFormatIdentifier</key>
	<string>com.apple.photo</string>
	<key>adjustmentFormatVersion</key>
	<string>1.0</string>
</dict>
</plist>

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