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Windows 7: Batch File Renaming Possible?


04 May 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Batch File Renaming Possible?

is it possible to batch file name in Windows 7?

I have many videos and music that needs renaming often but i'm wary of 3rd party apps.
I use to use rename-it! back when i had vista and xp but it hasn't been updated for Windows 7


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05 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

You can select a bunch of files and then right click on the first file, select Rename, type a name (ex. XYZ.txt), all the files will be renamed.
The first file will be XYZ.txt and the others will be XYZ (1).txt, XYZ (2).txt, XYZ (3).txt, ......

EDIT: This works even in XP
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07 May 2010   #3

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brash View Post
is it possible to batch file name in Windows 7?

I have many videos and music that needs renaming often but i'm wary of 3rd party apps.
I use to use rename-it! back when i had vista and xp but it hasn't been updated for Windows 7

I've always used Better File Rename. I work with many image, sound and video files and use this program a lot to change 100's a file names at once.

Just Google it....there is a trial version so you can try it out.

Just copy a bunch of files into a folder on your desktop to experiment with the various settings...

I use a slightly older version 4.9.5
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09 May 2010   #4

XP-Vista-W7
 
 

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10 May 2010   #5

Win 7
 
 

Holy cow mombodog I think you'd need a degree just to figure out how to rename something with that
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10 May 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by currysteph View Post
Holy cow mombodog I think you'd need a degree just to figure out how to rename something with that
BRU is really a very powerful tool to rename. And its quite easy to figure out the options
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10 May 2010   #7

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

I have used BRU a lot and it is great, however it is a bit much for a new user. Try CKRename it is older but works well. Once you get used to it you can upgrade to BRU.

Download CKRename 1.08 - CKRename is a handy tool you can use to perform batch file renaming operations - Softpedia
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10 May 2010   #8

XP-Vista-W7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by currysteph View Post
Holy cow mombodog I think you'd need a degree just to figure out how to rename something with that
Looks worse than it is, it took about a half hour to figure out most of the functions. after that I could do amazing amounts of renaming in a few minutes. Worth learning to use.

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10 May 2010   #9

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mombodog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by currysteph View Post
Holy cow mombodog I think you'd need a degree just to figure out how to rename something with that
Looks worse than it is, it took about a half hour to figure out most of the functions. after that I could do amazing amounts of renaming in a few minutes. Worth learning to use.

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+1 I agree it is well worth learning.
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04 Feb 2013   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Renamer is powerful, free and easy. Oh, it renames folders too.
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