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  1.    #1

    Windows 10 - How to customize the search field.

    Hello people.

    My first post, so I'm sorry if you make any gaffes, ok?

    Well, I have a very large video collection.

    I want to classify them by total video time, or length, as it is in Windows.

    It turns out that the options that Windows offers is not satisfactory.

    I ask, how do I select videos up to 10 minutes long?

    There is a picture, if you look closely, you will see in the upper right corner, the search field, which I am saying.

    Who can help me, I may thanks in advance.

    Thank you.

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  2.    #2

    Hi, don't believe it's possible with that search field (for which syntax is incompletely documented).

    However you could do this:
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    and organise them by length.

    There may be a 3rd party tool that can help..

    Oddly, by comparison with the length parameter, duration allows
    kind:video duration:00:10:00-00:40:00
    as a random attempt. The problem is the duration column in file explorer is empty.

    Mediainfo (free) offers an extension sheet and command line options:
    Windows: Get duration of video file from command line? - Super User
    Just found out about this tool on my own :). For the reference, here's the command line that outputs duration in millisesconds: MediaInfo.exe --Output=Video;%Duration% file.avi BTW Running MediaInfo.exe --info-parameters to see what it can output is a bit overwhelming :)
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  3.    #3

    Thank you very much for your attention and help Dalchina.

    Yes, this method I already knew.

    It works great if the amount is small.

    I use this methodology in my torrents folder.

    I'm not very comfortable, however, using this tactic when you have about three screens, for example.

    But I appreciate your help anyway.

    I also imagined that it wasn't possible.

    But it doesn't hurt to ask, does it?

    Thank you!

    NOTE: Thanks for the extra software!! I liked it!!
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  4.    #4

    You're welcome. There are a few of that ilk.

    Please try this syntax:
    if you wanted videos in a certain range like from 60s to 120s you would do
    kind:=video length:600000000..1200000000
    and post back the result. Not tried it myself (no videos on this PC)
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  5. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Open File Explorer. Open the top level of the folder. In the search filed enter kind:video length: and you'll get the same display you showed in your example.

    I opened C: then entered the above and got this:

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    Pick from the drop down box the length your interested in.

    Advanced Query Syntax
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  6.    #6

    @Ztruker - the OP is aware of that- see the first screenshot. What is sought is more precise resolution than offered there.

    Hopefully my post #4
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  7.    #7

    dalchina said: View Post
    Hi, don't believe it's possible with that search field (for which syntax is incompletely documented).

    There may be a 3rd party tool that can help..
    Ultrasearch, from JAM software. The free version is very functional, and VERY FAST.
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  8.    #8

    @x509 - ok, does it specifically solve the problem as stated in post #1?
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  9. AndreTen's Avatar
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    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)

    type this in search box

    kind:video length: <00:10:00
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  10.    #10

    Hi, can you demonstrate that actually works with a folder containing video files? I tried that, and the format doesn't fit, and it didn't work.

    Note too that the 00:10:00 is not highlighted.

    Whereas the numbers in the example I quoted above are.
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