Is there a good bulk file renaming app?
by atlcr - 10/22/11 5:50 AM
One of the great, albeit lesser known, tricks of renaming in Windows is that you can select all files in a directory and then rename one file and it will rename all files in the directory with whatever you chose and then it adds a (2) or (3) and so on at the end of every subsequent file.
Unfortunately, I'm dealing with a case where the () are not only undesireable, but they break the web script I'm using. In order to get this random assortment of images to be in an ordered and coherent list, I'm looking for a tool that allows for bulk renaming with as little complication as possible. I've tried a couple free tools, but nothing has worked for me so far.
Does anyone know of a good tool for this? More interestingly, is there a way to tell Windows not to add the parenthesis? (I'm thinking it might be possible with a registry hack?)
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