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  • Easily set the creation, last access and last write date time of a file.
  • The program allows to you set all 3 or just the ones you want.
  • You can also set the same date-time for all 3 using just one parameter.

Usage help

syntax: filetime filename -date-time-field:datetime [-isutc]

filename filename or a pattern e.g. hello.doc or *.txt.
date-time-field can be one or more of the following:
creation - creation date and time
lastaccess - last accessed date and time
lastwrite - last write date and time
all - use this value for creation, last-access and last-write
Note: Datetime values must be specified as YYYY-MM-DD HH-MM-SS
isutc Optional. If specified the specified date time is taken to be UTC and no conversion is done.

E.g.1 - set creation, last-accessed and last-write timestamps:

filetime hello.doc "-creation:2000-01-01 8:00:00" "-lastaccess:2001-01-01 8:00:00" "-lastwrite:2002-01-01 8:00:00"

E.g.2 - set all timestamps:

filetime d:\temp\*.exe "-all:2000-01-01 8:00:00"

Pre-requisite software

Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4