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macrumors regular
Original poster
Sep 8, 2007
Hello All,

When I travel with my friend, we usually take hundreds, if not thousands, of pictures on my iPhone.
For whatever reason, she cannot view HEIC format pictures on her PC, so I use Automator to Batch Convert those photos to .JPEG for her.
However...when I do that, it changes the "Creation Date" to today's date, and the actual Date / Time the picture was taken is thus lost.

Is there a way to convert a picture, using Automator, or even another program, where it will retain the original "Creation Date"?
Because, as of now, I'm using "A Better Finder Attributes", and having to manually compare / re-enter the Creation Dates/Times of TONS of photos, and it's taking me FOREVER.

Any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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