Is it possible to make a copy of a tool from the Processing Toolbox in QGIS and make edits to it?

As an example, I would like to make a copy of the Import geotagged photos tool and then edit the code so that it also brings in extra fields from the EXIF data in the photo.

Note: the goal of this question is figuring out how to edit a processing tool, not to bring in the EXIF data another way.


The answer is - yes, it is possible. Although you would have to build QGIS from source all by yourself and bring in some C++ expertise because the algorithm you want to edit is only available as native C++ algorithm (see qgsalgorithmimportphotos.cpp and qgsalgorithmsimportphotos.h).

Any enhancements to the algorithms are always helpful and appreciated!

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