Ozgur Yasin Aydin

Özgür Yasin Aydin

I'm Ozzy, a software developer living in Tallinn, Estonia. More about me.

Ozgur Yasin Aydin
Ozgur Yasin Aydin

Özgür Yasin Aydin

I'm Ozzy, a software developer living in Tallinn, Estonia. More about me.

Ozgur Yasin Aydin

Uploading videos to iCloud on Windows

Required Software:

Preperation:

  • Install attribute changer, test on a file, change only modified date, set other dates as “Modified value from file tab”
  • Install iCloud and run, minimum required settings: Photos > Upload new … from my PC
  • Unzip ffmpeg, add ffmpeg folder to windows path
  • Install handbrake, select Apple 1080p30 profile as default, set default output folder (Desktop), Rename fileformat in preferences (to {source}-)
  • Create a bat file zzz.bat with contents: for %%A IN (*.m4v) DO ffmpeg -i "%%A" -c copy "%%A.m4v"

Steps:

  1. Copy files (so we wont change originals)
  2. Convert them with handbrake. For multiple files choose Source > Folder (Batch Scan) > Add to Queue > All
  3. Move converted files to separate folder
  4. Copy zzz.bat to new folder and run it
  5. Manually change dates of new files of videos to liking
  6. Move the new files to iCloud upload folder

Extra info

Changing image EXIF date with jhead:

jhead -mkexif *.jpg
jhead -ts2017:06:01-12:00:00 *.jpg