create a list of .avi files with creation dates

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rioguia2
2014-02-06
2014-02-14
  • rioguia2
    rioguia2
    2014-02-06

    This seems like a great tool. I am not a bash programmer and have tried to figure out a way to loop through a directory of .avi and essentially print out a table of contents using each file's metadata. For example,is it possible to make a list of .avi files in a directory that list each avi file name and it's creation date on a single line something like this?

    I googled all the likely topics sufficiently to find my own postings asking for help with this in my searches. It seems like such a common task but I haven't been able to find the answer.

    0001.avi 20010101
    0002.avi 20020202
    0003.avi 20020303
    etc.?

    Thanks in advance.

     
  • You can use some templates e.g.

    mediainfo "--Output=General;%CompleteFileName%,%File_Created_Date%\n" DirectoryName.

    But I don't think you need MediaInfo if you need only the file creation date...