EXE Tags

This module extracts information from various types of Windows, MacOS and Unix executable and library files. The first table below lists information extracted from the header of Windows PE (Portable Executable) EXE files and DLL libraries.

Index2Tag Name WritableValues / Notes
0 MachineType no
0x14c = Intel 386 or later, and compatibles
0x14d = Intel i860
0x162 = MIPS R3000
0x166 = MIPS little endian (R4000)
0x168 = MIPS R10000
0x169 = MIPS little endian WCI v2
0x183 = Alpha AXP (old)
0x184 = Alpha AXP
0x1a2 = Hitachi SH3
0x1a3 = Hitachi SH3 DSP
0x1a6 = Hitachi SH4
0x1a8 = Hitachi SH5
0x1c0 = ARM little endian
0x1c2 = Thumb
0x1d3 = Matsushita AM33
0x1f0 = PowerPC little endian
0x1f1 = PowerPC with floating point support
0x200 = Intel IA64
0x266 = MIPS16
0x268 = Motorola 68000 series
0x284 = Alpha AXP 64-bit
0x366 = MIPS with FPU
0x466 = MIPS16 with FPU
0xebc = EFI Byte Code
0x8664 = AMD AMD64
0x9041 = Mitsubishi M32R little endian
0xc0ee = clr pure MSIL
2 TimeStamp no  
10 PEType no 0x10b = PE32
0x20b = PE32+
11 LinkerVersion no  
12 CodeSize no  
14 InitializedDataSize no  
16 UninitializedDataSize no  
18 EntryPoint no  
30 OSVersion no  
32 ImageVersion no  
34 SubsystemVersion no  
44 Subsystem no
0 = Unknown
1 = Native
2 = Windows GUI
3 = Windows command line
5 = OS/2 command line
7 = POSIX command line
9 = Windows CE GUI
10 = EFI application
11 = EFI boot service
12 = EFI runtime driver
13 = EFI ROM
14 = XBOX

EXE PEVersion Tags

Information extracted from the VS_VERSION_INFO structure of Windows PE files.

Index4Tag Name WritableValues / Notes
2 FileVersionNumber no  
4 ProductVersionNumber no  
6 FileFlagsMask no  
7 FileFlags no
Bit 0 = Debug
Bit 1 = Pre-release
Bit 2 = Patched
   Bit 3 = Private build
Bit 4 = Info inferred
Bit 5 = Special build
8 FileOS no
0x1 = Win16
0x2 = PM-16
0x3 = PM-32
0x4 = Win32
0x10000 = DOS
0x10001 = Windows 16-bit
0x10004 = Windows 32-bit
0x20000 = OS/2 16-bit
0x20002 = OS/2 16-bit PM-16
0x30000 = OS/2 32-bit
0x30003 = OS/2 32-bit PM-32
0x40000 = Windows NT
0x40004 = Windows NT 32-bit
9 ObjectFileType no
0 = Unknown
1 = Executable application
2 = Dynamic link library
3 = Driver
4 = Font
5 = VxD
7 = Static library
10 FileSubtype no  

EXE PEString Tags

Resource strings found in Windows PE files. The TagID's are not shown because they are the same as the Tag Name. ExifTool will extract any existing StringFileInfo tags even if not listed in this table.

Tag Name WritableValues / Notes
BuildDate no  
BuildVersion no  
CharacterSet no (extracted from the StringFileInfo value)
'0000' = ASCII
'03A4' = Windows, Japan (Shift - JIS X-0208)
'03A8' = Windows, Chinese (Simplified)
'03B5' = Windows, Korea (Shift - KSC 5601)
'03B6' = Windows, Taiwan (Big5)
'04B0' = Unicode
'04E2' = Windows, Latin2 (Eastern European)
'04E3' = Windows, Cyrillic
'04E4' = Windows, Latin1
'04E5' = Windows, Greek
'04E6' = Windows, Turkish
'04E7' = Windows, Hebrew
'04E8' = Windows, Arabic
Comments no  
CompanyName no  
Copyright no  
FileDescription no  
FileVersion no  
InternalName no  
LanguageCode no --> EXE LanguageCode Values
(extracted from the StringFileInfo value)
LegalCopyright no  
LegalTrademarks no  
OriginalFileName no  
PrivateBuild no  
ProductName no  
ProductVersion no  
SpecialBuild no  

EXE LanguageCode Values

ValueLanguageCodeValueLanguageCodeValueLanguageCode
'0000'= Neutral '0437'= Georgian '040E'= Hungarian
'0400'= Process default '0438'= Faeroese '040F'= Icelandic
'0401'= Arabic '0439'= Hindi '041A'= Croato-Serbian (Latin)
'0402'= Bulgarian '0440'= Kyrgyz '041B'= Slovak
'0403'= Catalan '0441'= Swahili '041C'= Albanian
'0404'= Chinese (Traditional) '0443'= Uzbek '041D'= Swedish
'0405'= Czech '0444'= Tatar '041E'= Thai
'0406'= Danish '0445'= Bengali '041F'= Turkish
'0407'= German '0446'= Punjabi '042a'= Vietnamese
'0408'= Greek '0447'= Gujarati '042b'= Armenian
'0409'= English (U.S.) '0448'= Oriya '042c'= Azeri
'0410'= Italian '0449'= Tamil '042d'= Basque
'0411'= Japanese '0450'= Mongolian '042e'= Sorbian
'0412'= Korean '0456'= Galician '042f'= Macedonian
'0413'= Dutch '0457'= Konkani '043a'= Maltese
'0414'= Norwegian (Bokml) '0458'= Manipuri '043b'= Saami
'0415'= Polish '0459'= Sindhi '043c'= Gaelic
'0416'= Portuguese (Brazilian) '0460'= Kashmiri '043e'= Malay
'0417'= Rhaeto-Romanic '0461'= Nepali '043f'= Kazak
'0418'= Romanian '0465'= Divehi '044a'= Telugu
'0419'= Russian '0490'= Walon '044b'= Kannada
'0420'= Urdu '0491'= Cornish '044c'= Malayalam
'0421'= Indonesian '0492'= Welsh '044d'= Assamese
'0422'= Ukrainian '0493'= Breton '044e'= Marathi
'0423'= Belarusian '0800'= Neutral 2 '044f'= Sanskrit
'0424'= Slovenian '0804'= Chinese (Simplified) '045a'= Syriac
'0425'= Estonian '0807'= German (Swiss) '047f'= Invariant
'0426'= Latvian '0809'= English (British) '048f'= Esperanto
'0427'= Lithuanian '0810'= Italian (Swiss) '080A'= Spanish (Mexican)
'0428'= Maori '0813'= Dutch (Belgian) '080C'= French (Belgian)
'0429'= Farsi '0814'= Norwegian (Nynorsk) '081A'= Serbo-Croatian (Cyrillic)
'0430'= Sutu '0816'= Portuguese '0C07'= German (Austrian)
'0431'= Tsonga '1009'= English (Canadian) '0C09'= English (Australian)
'0432'= Tswana '007F'= Invariant '0C0A'= Spanish (Modern)
'0433'= Venda '040A'= Spanish (Castilian) '0C0C'= French (Canadian)
'0434'= Xhosa '040B'= Finnish '100C'= French (Swiss)
'0435'= Zulu '040C'= French   
'0436'= Afrikaans '040D'= Hebrew   

EXE MachO Tags

Information extracted from Mach-O (Mac OS X) executable files and DYLIB libraries.

IndexTag Name WritableValues / Notes
0 CPUArchitecture no  
1 CPUByteOrder no  
2 CPUCount no  
3 CPUType no+
-1 = Any
1 = VAX
2 = ROMP
4 = NS32032
5 = NS32332
6 = MC680x0
7 = x86
8 = MIPS
9 = NS32532
10 = MC98000
   11 = HPPA
12 = ARM
13 = MC88000
14 = SPARC
15 = i860 big endian
16 = i860 little endian
17 = RS6000
18 = PowerPC
255 = VEO
4 CPUSubtype no+
'1 0' = VAX (all)
'1 1' = VAX780
'1 2' = VAX785
'1 3' = VAX750
'1 4' = VAX730
'1 5' = UVAXI
'1 6' = UVAXII
'1 7' = VAX8200
'1 8' = VAX8500
'1 9' = VAX8600
'1 10' = VAX8650
'1 11' = VAX8800
'1 12' = UVAXIII
'2 0' = RT (all)
'2 1' = RT PC
'2 2' = RT APC
'2 3' = RT 135
'4 0' = NS32032 (all)
'4 1' = NS32032 DPC (032 CPU)
'4 2' = NS32032 SQT
'4 3' = NS32032 APC FPU (32081)
'4 4' = NS32032 APC FPA (Weitek)
'4 5' = NS32032 XPC (532)
'5 0' = NS32332 (all)
'5 1' = NS32332 DPC (032 CPU)
'5 2' = NS32332 SQT
'5 3' = NS32332 APC FPU (32081)
'5 4' = NS32332 APC FPA (Weitek)
'5 5' = NS32332 XPC (532)
'6 1' = MC680x0 (all)
'6 2' = MC68040
'6 3' = MC68030
'7 3' = i386 (all)
'7 4' = i486
'7 5' = i586
'7 8' = Pentium III
'7 9' = Pentium M
'7 10' = Pentium 4
'7 11' = Itanium
'7 12' = Xeon
'7 22' = Pentium Pro
'7 24' = Pentium III M
'7 26' = Pentium 4 M
'7 27' = Itanium 2
'7 28' = Xeon MP
'7 40' = Pentium III Xeon
'7 54' = Pentium II M3
'7 86' = Pentium II M5
'7 103' = Celeron
'7 119' = Celeron Mobile
'7 132' = i486SX
'8 0' = MIPS (all)
'8 1' = MIPS R2300
'8 2' = MIPS R2600
'8 3' = MIPS R2800
'8 4' = MIPS R2000a
'8 5' = MIPS R2000
'8 6' = MIPS R3000a
'8 7' = MIPS R3000
'10 0' = MC98000 (all)
'10 1' = MC98601
'11 0' = HPPA (all)
'11 1' = HPPA 7100LC
'12 0' = ARM (all)
'12 1' = ARM A500 ARCH
'12 2' = ARM A500
'12 3' = ARM A440
'12 4' = ARM M4
'12 5' = ARM A680/V4T
'12 6' = ARM V6
'12 7' = ARM V5TEJ
'12 8' = ARM XSCALE
'12 9' = ARM V7
'13 0' = MC88000 (all)
'13 1' = MC88100
'13 2' = MC88110
'14 0' = SPARC (all)
'14 1' = SUN 4/260
'14 2' = SUN 4/110
'15 0' = i860 (all)
'15 1' = i860 860
'16 0' = i860 little (all)
'16 1' = i860 little
'17 0' = RS6000 (all)
'17 1' = RS6000
'18 0' = PowerPC (all)
'18 1' = PowerPC 601
'18 2' = PowerPC 602
'18 3' = PowerPC 603
'18 4' = PowerPC 603e
'18 5' = PowerPC 603ev
'18 6' = PowerPC 604
'18 7' = PowerPC 604e
'18 8' = PowerPC 620
'18 9' = PowerPC 750
'18 10' = PowerPC 7400
'18 11' = PowerPC 7450
'18 100' = PowerPC 970
'255 1' = VEO 1
'255 2' = VEO 2
5 ObjectFileType no
-1 = Static library
0x1 = Relocatable object
0x2 = Demand paged executable
0x3 = Fixed VM shared library
0x4 = Core
0x5 = Preloaded executable
0x6 = Dynamically bound shared library
0x7 = Dynamic link editor
0x8 = Dynamically bound bundle
0x9 = Shared library stub for static linking
0xa = Debug information
0xb = x86_64 kexts
6 ObjectFlags no
Bit 0 = No undefs
Bit 1 = Incrementa link
Bit 2 = Dyld link
Bit 3 = Bind at load
Bit 4 = Prebound
Bit 5 = Split segs
Bit 6 = Lazy init
Bit 7 = Two level
Bit 8 = Force flat
Bit 9 = No multi defs
Bit 10 = No fix prebinding
Bit 11 = Prebindable
Bit 12 = All mods bound
Bit 13 = Subsections via symbols
Bit 14 = Canonical
Bit 15 = Weak defines
Bit 16 = Binds to weak
Bit 17 = Allow stack execution
Bit 18 = Dead strippable dylib
Bit 19 = Root safe
Bit 20 = No reexported dylibs
Bit 21 = Random address

EXE PEF Tags

Information extracted from PEF (Classic MacOS) executable files and libraries.

Index4Tag Name WritableValues / Notes
2 CPUArchitecture no 'm68k' = 68000
'pwpc' = PowerPC
3 PEFVersion no  
4 TimeStamp no  

EXE ELF Tags

Information extracted from ELF (Unix) executable files and SO libraries.

Index1Tag Name WritableValues / Notes
4 CPUArchitecture no 1 = 32 bit
2 = 64 bit
5 CPUByteOrder no 1 = Little endian
2 = Big endian
16 ObjectFileType no 0 = None
1 = Relocatable file
2 = Executable file
3 = Shared object file
4 = Core file
18 CPUType no 0 = None
1 = AT&T WE 32100
2 = SPARC
3 = i386
4 = Motorola 68000
5 = Motorola 88000
6 = i486
7 = i860
8 = MIPS R3000
10 = MIPS R4000
15 = HPPA
18 = Sun v8plus
20 = PowerPC
21 = PowerPC 64-bit
22 = IBM S/390
23 = Cell BE SPU
42 = SuperH
43 = SPARC v9 64-bit
46 = Renesas H8/300,300H,H8S
50 = HP/Intel IA-64
62 = AMD x86-64
76 = Axis Communications 32-bit embedded processor
87 = NEC v850
88 = Renesas M32R
21569 = Fujitsu FR-V
36902 = Alpha
36929 = m32r (old)
36992 = v850 (old)
41872 = S/390 (old)

EXE AR Tags

Information extracted from static libraries.

Index1Tag Name WritableValues / Notes
16 CreateDate no  

EXE CHM Tags

Tags extracted from Microsoft Compiled HTML files.

Index4Tag Name WritableValues / Notes
1 CHMVersion no  
5 LanguageCode no --> EXE LanguageCode Values

(This document generated automatically by Image::ExifTool::BuildTagLookup)
Last revised Apr 14, 2016

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