I just wrote the attached UDF to solve a need I had to be able to return the property of a file given the property name. If a property name is not specified or blank, a 2 dimensional array is returned listing all valid properties and their values. Some examples: $bitrate = _GetFileProperty("C:\WINDOWS\clock.avi", "Bit Rate") ;gives "00:00:12" $size = _GetFileProperty("C:\WINDOWS\Gone Fishing.bmp", "Dimensions") ;gives "128 x 128" $company = _GetFileProperty("C:\WINDOWS\Notep