How to remove EXIF metadata from images on macOS to prevent geolocation and hardware leaks

Installation guide

Step 1: install Homebrew

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)"

Step 2: disable analytics

brew analytics off

Step 3: install ExifTool

brew install exiftool

Usage guide

View EXIF metadata

exiftool -n /path/to/image.jpg

Remove EXIF metadata

exiftool -all= /path/to/image.jpg
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