Attribute Changer is a free software that lets you modify properties of files, folders, and images, including dates and time stamps. It’s an easy-to-use software that give you quick options to change the attributes of different files and folders on your system.
Attributes Changer works by adding a “Change Attributes” option to the context menu of each file and folder. That means, if you want to change properties of any file or folder, (like its date of creation, date of modification, time stamps, etc.) you just need to make a right-click on the file or folder icon to access Attribute Changer.
From there, you can easily modify properties of the file or folder and quickly save desirable changes. Attribute Changer also works in “Simulation” mode, to test changes you made to your files without actually making modifications to them.
Let’s now discuss how you can download and install Attribute Changer on your system. After a while, we will see how to change properties of files and folders with attribute changer.
Download and Install Attribute Changer:
Attribute Changer is available as a freeware and can be downloaded easily using the link given at the end of this article. The download will consist of a setup file of size 3.9 MB, which you need to double-click on, to install Attribute Changer in your system. The program takes few seconds to get installed in your system and becomes ready to use.
Now let’s see how you can use Attribute Changer to change properties of files and folders on your system.
Change properties of files and folders with Attribute Changer:
Attribute Changer is very easy to use. As I have told earlier, it integrates itself into right-click menu of the files and folder icons. So if you are expecting to see any program interface after installation, you would not find any. Rather, the program can be accessed quickly and easily through right-mouse click. Let’s see how.
Just make a right-mouse click on the file or folder whose attributes you want to change. Now click on the “Change Attributes” option from the context menu (as shown in the screenshot above). This will open a window where you will find all the available options to change file/folder attributes. This window consists of multiple tabs to change file properties, report changes, and modify other settings of the program.
These options include standard file properties like read-only, hidden, compress, etc., case change options, time stamp properties like date of creation, date of modification, access time, etc. You can also choose random time to be associated with a file.
You can run Attribute Changer in Simulation mode till you get familiar with the app. For more clear explanations on how to use the app, you can refer the PDF user-manual by clicking on the “Help” button present on the “About” tab.
Key Features of Attribute Changer:
- Free software to modify properties of files and folders.
- Context menu integration.
- Modify dates and time stamps.
- Modify standard file/folder properties: read-only, hidden, archive, compress, etc.
- Simulation mode.
- Detailed user-manual in PDF format.
- Easy to use.
- Handy and reliable.
- Available in 13 different languages, including English.
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The Final Verdict:
Attribute Changer is a nice software that allows you to quickly change properties of different files and folders (including pictures) on your system. It can be used to change the time stamps, dates, and other standard attributes like hidden, read-only, archive, etc.
And the best part is that it can run in simulation mode to let you test changes without making actual modifications, which gives you proper time to get familiarized with the application. Download free now and give it a try!