mdls — lists the metadata attributes for the specified file
mdls [−name attributeName] [−raw [−nullMarker markerString]] file ...
The mdls command prints the values of all the metadata attributes associated with the files provided as an argument.
The following options are available:
Print only the matching metadata attribute value. Can be used multiple times.
Print raw attribute data in the order that was requested. Fields will be separated with a ASCII NUL character, suitable for piping to xargs(1) −0.
Sets a marker string to be used when a requested attribute is null. Only used in -raw mode. Default is "(null)".
mdfind(1), mdutil(1) xargs(1)
Mac OS X June 3, 2004 Mac OS X
Created: Wednesday July 19, 2017