Hands-On Mac

Sep 25th 2020

Hands-On Mac 28

Easily Adjust File Creation Dates for Photos

Hosted by Leo Laporte

A Better Finder Attributes

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Category: Help & How To

A Better Finder Attributes Core features:

  • batch change file creation date and time
  • batch change file modification date and time
  • batch adjust the Exchangeable Image File (EXIF) time & date that pictures were shot to compensate for timezones or incorrectly set camera clocks
  • set the creation date of a digital camera picture file to the time the picture was taken
  • show invisible files in the Finder
  • remove invisible files (including .DS_Store) from entire folder hierarchies
  • EXIF date writing support for JPEG (modification of existing timestamps only), CR2, CRW, and CIFF files
  • EXIF date reading support for JPEG, CRW, CR2, THM, NEF, digital camera TIFF, RAF, ORF, MRW, SRF, PEF, CIFF and DNG
  • "remove" file creation and/or creation dates so that they display as "---" in the Finder
  • add or subtract time intervals to the modification date and time
  • add or subtract time intervals to the creation date and time
  • make file creation and modification date the same
  • set or clear the "hide file extension" flag
  • set or clear the "lock" flag
  • set the Mac 9-style creator and type codes of documents


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