Preserve original modified date of imported mp3 (in tag when exported)

Hi - I can’t find a setting to preserve an uploaded files modified date. Audacity changes the date when I export the file. I hope that makes sense.

Generally* if you open an audio file in Audacity then export it you have changed it, (even if you did not edit it).

[ * One exception where the original file is a WAV, exported as WAV with the same sample-rate & bit-depth & dithering is off ].

Audacity is not designed as metadata editor.

And… When you export, Audacity creates an entirely new file (even if you overwrite the old one). So file hasn’t been modified. It’s been newly created or re-created.

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