Patent Number: 8,717,584

Title: Image processing apparatus and control method thereof

Abstract: An image processing apparatus acquires information included in application data created by an application but not in image data generated by interpreting the application data, adds the acquired information to the generated image data generated based on the application data as attribute information (meta data) of the generated image data, and outputs the generated image data and the attribute information which has been added to the generated image data to an external device.

Inventors: Oishi; Tetsu (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 3/12 (20060101); G06F 1/00 (20060101); G06K 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018