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Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Can you change date of file in gopro desktop

an answer to this would really help.

GoPro
Posts: 232

Re: Can you change date of file in gopro desktop

Hey all - you can manually adjust the time stamp for your footage that isn't properly set in Quik for desktop. Here's how you do it:

  1. In the gallery, select one clip or highlight the range of clips that you'd like to change.
  2. At the top of the window, select Media.
  3. Click Adjust Date.You can now change the time stamp of the selected file or files.

Here's one of our public support articles for further reference.

 

~ Mowens

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Tourist
Posts: 6

Re: Can you change date of file in gopro desktop

Hi,

 

I am finding that quik is ordering my files by date completely incorrectly, I have confimed that the date taken and date created properties of all of the picture files are all correct (under file properties in windows), what property field is quik sorting by? I do not have the time to 'manually' adjust the date on thousands of photos in quik when all of the file data is already correct.

 

I have also uninstalled, registry wiped, folder wiped, and reinstalled quik but have the exact same issues albeit the items are sorted incorrcetly but differently that before so it seems asoftware issue.

 

Thanks Chris

Tourist
Posts: 6

Re: Can you change date of file in gopro desktop

Any news on this? Anyone else having this problem?

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Can you change date of file in gopro desktop

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This problem is very frustrating. I tried to upload the videos I had taken of my newborn twins over the past few months today and all the dates are wrong. I really cannot be sure of the exact dates of so many videos. Thanks for ruining my kid's childhood memories.

GoPro Community Manager
Posts: 5,858

Re: Can you change date of file in gopro desktop

@superbeach86334 - What dates are showing on your content files? Also, was the date/time updated in the camera when you recorded the footage?

 

Thanks,

Jeff

Tourist
Posts: 20

Re: Can you change date of file in gopro desktop

No good if the footage is used for legal purpose, ie Dash Cam footage. I have had to resort to using a card reader & Tera Copy to Have the Date & time correct as of capture. This was not an issue until around October 2016 when I updated the Go Pro software. Windows Changes the time & date to the copy time & date for any files, but the older version of the GoPro software must have used its own copy protocols or something that retained the Time & Date of capture. The new software seems to have dropped this. Tera Copy is a free program.