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Name Mangler
Name Mangler
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Name Mangler free download for Mac

Name Mangler

Version 3.7.3

Easy-to-use batch file re-namer.

Name Mangler overview

Name Mangler (was File List) is an easy-to-use batch file re-namer.

If you need to rename several files at once, this is the application you have always been looking for. Name Mangler is a batch file renamer that supports the following renaming tasks: Find and Replace (including support for regular expressions); Number Sequentially; Change Case; Set Extension; Add Prefix/Suffix; Remove/Insert Characters.

Moreover, you can combine all of these using the Advanced renaming mode, which even comes with some extra features, such as conditional statements, nested counters, and more. But Name Mangler is more than just one versatile renaming utility - it's an infinite number of task-specific renaming utilities: Name Mangler's Droplets make it ridiculously easy to store configurations and use those repeatedly for different, alternating purposes. Just drop your files on them.

What’s new in version 3.7.3

Updated on Aug 12 2021

Version 3.7.3:
Bug Fixes and Improvements:
  • An issue with a license upgrade, which provided limited demo mode for long-term customers who had upgraded from Name Mangler 2 to 3 at some point.
  • The "Clear List" menu item became unavailable after renaming.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

9.8 MB

Downloads

54036

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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dacspool
dacspool
Aug 10 2019
3.5
5.0
Aug 10 2019
5.0
Version: 3.5
WOW.. This is exactly what I was looking for and well worth the $19!! Thanks for creating this - you saved me WEEKS of work.
PeacheyMcKeitch
PeacheyMcKeitch
May 4 2018
3.4.1
5.0
May 4 2018
5.0
Version: 3.4.1
Love this app, Ive been using it for years to quickly change automatically named audio files into human friendly named audio files.
Me2
Me2
Jan 25 2016
3.3.4
4.5
Jan 25 2016
4.5
Version: 3.3.4
Been using for a few years now in medical dermatology photography esp. Works. No Glitches. Batch renaming is awesome. I recommend it for sure. Patrick
Me2
Me2
Nov 23 2014
3.3.1
4.5
Nov 23 2014
4.5
Version: 3.3.1
Been using for a few years now in medical dermatology photography esp. Works. No Glitches. Batch renaming is awesome. I recommend it for sure. Patrick
Mudflapper
Mudflapper
Mar 17 2014
3.3
5.0
Mar 17 2014
5.0
Version: 3.3
Been using this when it was first released as File List, before Many Tricks. These guys are pretty much my favorite Mac app developers. They gave us Butler, for chrissakes. (You know that app called Alfred that everyone seems to love? They did it first with Butler and I've been using it for a decade. Just sayin'.) Never had a crash. Never had any issues at all. As a retoucher, it makes my job so much easier when it comes to batch renaming dozens, sometimes hundreds, of images.
rosskinard
rosskinard
Dec 17 2013
3.3
5.0
Dec 17 2013
5.0
Version: 3.3
Been using ABFR for some time and really liked it, but was too difficult to create really advanced workflows. Found NM and after tinkering for a bit, went ahead and bought it. Regarding their support, I'm very impressed. I emailed them asking a question about RegEx expressions and they were super helpful. They asked the founder/programmer about it and he put together a workflow step that did what I asked and provided feedback on possible results, which I then created a sequence step to look for and deal with. In a day and age where it would be easy for them to give a Google link to learning RegEx on my own and brush it off, they showed real customer care and helped me get the software to do what I really *wanted* it to do. Kickass in my book! Thanks to Rob & Peter at Many Tricks!
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Dec 11 2013
3.3
5.0
Dec 11 2013
5.0
Version: 3.3
Excellent tool. Version 2 was somewhat limited. Doing several steps on a file was only possible by crude hand coding. Version 3 allows simply several steps on a file with a nice GUI. v3 is muuuuch faster and much more reliable. Sometimes v2 did not convert all selected files for some odd reason (maybe a Finder bug?). But v3 runs perfectly. I love it! Especially the speed is light-years better. I don't know how they did this. The Finder is slow and clumsy when renaming files (and was with NM v2), but NM v3 now changes file names instantly no matter how many. I'm running NM 3.2.1 on OSX 10.6.8. Macupdate says requirements for NM 3.3 is OSX 10.6, but the developer website says 10.7! Also the Macupdate screenshot shows the old NM v2 instead of the fundamentally changed GUI of NM v3.
Merl1n
Merl1n
Jun 11 2013
3.2
0.0
Jun 11 2013
0.0
Version: 3.2
Beware of version 3.2. Under OS 10.6.8 the program crashes after doing any operation. I"ve opened a Bug Report Ticket with the developer and sent them a Crash Report. Stay with version 3.1 until they get this fixed.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Apr 10 2013
3.1
2.5
Apr 10 2013
2.5
Version: 3.1
Developer doesn't know the difference between prefix and suffix. Changes in 3.1: "Added Suffix to the Sequence command, allowing sequences to easily be added to the front of filenames." A suffix adds to the END of filenames, a prefix adds to the FRONT. Because of this error, the two functions work opposite as they should, with prefix adding to the end, and suffix adding to the front.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Apr 10 2013
3.1
2.5
Apr 10 2013
2.5
Version: 3.1
BEWARE! I installed N.M. and used it for renaming 2 folders of files. On the third folder I performed one function: removal of first 4 characters from filenames. I decided to undo it, but Undo WOULD NOT WORK! It was greyed out - not even an option. Fortunately I had a copy of the files on an external drive, so I deleted the ones that were now missing their numbers and copied the spares. And why do all the files disappear from the window when I switch to any other app then click N.M.'s Dock icon again? Doesn't happen if I use ⌘+Tab to switch apps. I would have sent these bugs to the dev., but you gotta register to contact support.
dwp-1
dwp-1
Feb 27 2013
3.0
5.0
Feb 27 2013
5.0
Version: 3.0
At first glance Name Mangler version 3 doesn't appear to be that much different than version 2 but upon using NM 3 it becomes clear very quickly that a whole lot of work went into this upgrade. With all the new features I can't imagine there is much code that hasn't been modified and much added. It is extremely fast and has numerous new features such as working on metadata, steps, history and best of all programming your own renaming tasks. Many Tricks did a great job. Buy it while you can, I heard this is introductory price.
dwp-1
dwp-1
Feb 27 2013
3.0
5.0
Feb 27 2013
5.0
Version: 3.0
Is there a way to upgrade?
Tobias1974
Tobias1974
Jul 31 2012
2.5.1
5.0
Jul 31 2012
5.0
Version: 2.5.1
It just works! It is clear and it is simple to use.
tomtomklub
tomtomklub
Apr 6 2011
2.4.2
5.0
Apr 6 2011
5.0
Version: 2.4.2
Love Name Mangler. I've been using it since it first came out. Makes things so incredibly easy when trying to batch rename a bunch of stuff. And the advanced use examples/templates have been enormously helpful to in crafting more complex renaming actions as I have no clue about regular expressions. And, gotta say, it's kinda neat to have the Finder window open where your files to be renamed are, click the button in Name Mangler so it executes the changes, and then watch all the file names change right before your eyes in a split second! (OK, yeah, I'm still easily awed by the wonders of simple computing.)
Thyx
Thyx
Apr 2 2011
2.4.2
4.5
Apr 2 2011
4.5
Version: 2.4.2
Name Mangler is definitely worth it. My major issue is/was that I need some more help to cope with just another RegEx dialect. I haven't used it a lot, due to my limited needs … and then came the green-ink competitor kinda free with the bundle. So, guilt's the occasion, not the reason for this review.
Mikofox
Mikofox
Jan 11 2011
2.3.3
0.0
Jan 11 2011
0.0
Version: 2.3.3
Slight problem I had when trying to sort by creation date, when adding files that are shot within seconds. Is it possible that the sorting only works by the minute and disregards seconds? In any case it did not sort correctly when adding files with the same file name/different file ending from a folder of Panasonic jpg/raw I had previously renamed with Adobe Bridge.
Lumicide
Lumicide
Nov 6 2010
2.3
0.0
Nov 6 2010
0.0
Version: 2.3
I'm looking to rename a bunch of files with file names like logfile.s123.uvwxyz.txt All I really need is the middle part of the file name s123 and the extension .txt. The file name could be easily generated searching for the regular expression .*(\d*).* and replacing it with \1 turning it into 123.txt Unfortunately this software can not do that. It doesn’t make use of \1 in the replace string. Instead it just ignores the \ and writes a single digit 1.
Ricoblues
Ricoblues
Nov 3 2010
2.3
0.0
Nov 3 2010
0.0
Version: 2.3
One of the best utility in my Application folder. As web master, every day must work hard on bad habits of my customers about file names. Now is an easy and fast job with Name Mangler. I'm very happy and satisfied. Tanks!
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Jul 15 2010
2.2.1
5.0
Jul 15 2010
5.0
Version: 2.2.1
Name Mangler does renaming of files fast, Mac-like and in style. Very easy to use, intuitive, a must on every Mac. I highly recommend it. I'm using it since it was known as File List. Download the trial today! You won't regret it. Cool stuff!
clakes
clakes
Jun 2 2010
2.1.1
5.0
Jun 2 2010
5.0
Version: 2.1.1
Droplets, Get Finder and _Path Finder_ selection, Advanced Tagging... Wow. As someone noticed in competitor's board, it's a one trick pony. True. But in this case (and in most of the software I love) being a one-trick pony means "does that thing I want it to do / does it the best and most flexible way / does it in style". Look no further.
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