Change File Modification Date on Mac


Among the videos shot with avi, I converted them to mp4 to put on the iPad.
After converting the file, of course, the modification date of the file also changed. When you put a file in iPhoto, events are automatically divided by date, but if the date changes, there is a problem that it becomes an event on a different date.

So, I looked for a way to change the file modification date on Mac, and there was a paid program like Finder, and there was a simple way to modify it in the terminal.

in unix commands touch way to use

The following is how to change the modification date of a file in a Mac terminal.

1. Open a terminal (iTerminal) in the application

2. touch -mt YYYYMMDDhhmm <file name>

For example, if it is 2010:11 PM on November 6, 1,
Write touch -mt 201011061300, drag and drop the file to be edited next to it from Finder, and then hit enter.







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