I have several photos and videos in a particular picasa folder, which I've sorted by date. But I've noticed that some of the videos are appearing out of order. Upon closer inspection, I see the date used (and shown) by picasa doesn't match the file date for that video...
Listing the files on a terminal window shows these dates:
$ ls -laT *.MOV -rwxrwxrwx 1 fcorreia staff 39118974 Apr 17 11:18:42 2012 MVI_7707.MOV -rwxrwxrwx 1 fcorreia staff 1532198 Apr 17 11:22:40 2012 MVI_7708.MOV
But on picasa, these two videos appear respectively with the dates
Apr 17, 2012 9:18 and
Apr 17, 2012 9:22 (I'm seeing this using the "Get Info" option available through the photos' context menu).
The dates appear to be shifted by two hours. Might this be related to timezones in some way? Where should I adjust the date or timezone to make picasa see the date I know see as the file date?
@Lèse's answer pushed me in the right direction, although I still think I'm missing something...
I hadn't noticed the
Tools > Adjust date and time option before. It's true that using it changes the date as seen by Picasa, but where this date is being saved and read from is still a mystery.
Initially, the date as shown by Picasa was different from the file's "created" and "modified" dates. This tells me that it was being read from somewhere else.
But looking at the file's info (using Finder) indicates that using the
Adjust date and time feature also changes the "Created" date (leaving the "Modified" date intact).