A Better Finder Rename
A Better Finder Rename
11.43
4.3
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A Better Finder Rename free download for Mac

A Better Finder Rename

File, photo, and MP3 batch renamer.

A Better Finder Rename overview

A Better Finder Rename is the most complete renaming solution available on the market today. That's why, since 1996, tens of thousands of hobbyists, professionals and businesses depend on A Better Finder Rename to organize and maintain files.

The Instant Preview feature eliminates guesswork and costly errors and helps you find the right settings quickly and accurately by providing as-you-type feedback.

A Better Finder Rename offers a complete set of renaming options that are organized into 15 categories covering all the text, character, position, conversion and truncation features that you would expect from a file renamer, but it does not stop there. The multi-step renaming feature allows multiple renaming steps to be combined to deal with complex renaming jobs in a single operation. Unlike other tools, A Better Finder Rename allows any number of renaming actions to be combined, re-ordered, copied and deleted.

What’s new in version 11.43

Updated on Jan 07 2022

  • The new version adds the ability to decode percent encodings.
View older A Better Finder Rename updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

13.8 MB

Downloads

447256

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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ivryernest
ivryernest
May 12 2021
11.32
0.0
May 12 2021
0.0
Version: 11.32
I never use software whose name contains "Better"
ivryernest
ivryernest
Mar 29 2021
11.30
0.0
Mar 29 2021
0.0
Version: 11.30
I will never use software whose name includes "a better"... In fact, better than what ?
Mcr
Mcr
Jan 5 2021
11.26
0.0
Jan 5 2021
0.0
Version: 11.26
this is now a universal binary app supporting Intel and Apple Silicon chips natively
lyndajdesign
lyndajdesign
Jul 20 2020
11.19
0.0
Jul 20 2020
0.0
Version: 11.19
I'm trying to do a basic bulk find and replace using a spreadsheet but I can't get it to work. The spreadsheet has in column one the current name, column two has what I want column one to be replaced with.
lyndajdesign
lyndajdesign
Jul 20 2020
11.19
0.0
Jul 20 2020
0.0
Version: 11.19
Can someone tell me how to use wildcards and a spreadsheet in this app?
André__
André__
Jan 7 2020
11.09
5.0
Jan 7 2020
5.0
Version: 11.09
Great piece of program, the droplets are really handy and the ID3 music tag renaming possibility is very useful, too. Also the developer is super responsive, I mailed him a little bug yesterday and today it's already fixed. 5 Stars !!
edgould1948
edgould1948
Dec 4 2019
11.08
0.0
Dec 4 2019
0.0
Version: 11.08
A faster, better file manipulation cannot be found. I use it so many times a day I have it in the toolbar. I manipulate sometimes 1000's of files each time I use this. I will admit in the early releases of the product, it was at times unreliable. Since then it has become a hardened tool that I fully trust.
Aglee
Aglee
Nov 27 2019
11.07
5.0
Nov 27 2019
5.0
Version: 11.07
Have used this app for years. Simple when I need simplicity, powerful when I need power. I appreciate the developer's dedication to a quality product.
ocean442
ocean442
Nov 6 2019
11.04
5.0
Nov 6 2019
5.0
Version: 11.04
I'm still trying to find a renaming task that this app wouldn't be able to handle. Haven't found any so far. The best renamer on Earth!
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 16 2019
11.00
5.0
Oct 16 2019
5.0
Version: 11.00
$12.95 upgrade price to v11.
Maudlin
Maudlin
Sep 13 2019
10.45
0.0
Sep 13 2019
0.0
Version: 10.45
Ridiculous that the "most helpful" review displayed at the top of the page is a 10 year old post by "Bluestar" complaining that ABFR is supposedly updated almost every day. This may have been true when it was posted in 2009 - but it's not the case in 2019 and is now irrelevant.
Fishboy
Fishboy
Jul 31 2019
10.44
5.0
Jul 31 2019
5.0
Version: 10.44
The best file re-naming solution available for photographers, studios & anyone who works with large digital libraries. Highly recommended.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Jul 25 2019
10.43
0.0
Jul 25 2019
0.0
Version: 10.43
I have been a registered user of File Buddy for a number of years now. Version 10 still works with Mojave, and there is a version 11 in the works, although the developer has been dragging his feet about it.

File Buddy is similar to ABFR and has a lot of great features and functions, some of which ABFR may not have. However, I would seriously consider switching to A Better Finder Rename if -- as other commenters note below -- it incorporated an undo option.

Sometimes we make mistakes, or perhaps change our minds about a naming change. When you are working with dozens, hundreds or even thousands of files, as I do, being able to undo a change on multiple files becomes very important. Developer, please consider implementing undo in ABFR. Thank you.
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Jul 24 2019
10.43
5.0
Jul 24 2019
5.0
Version: 10.43
It can do so much, it is amazing! It is the best one for renaming.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Apr 1 2019
10.40
3.0
Apr 1 2019
3.0
Version: 10.40
BEWARE - there's still no undo function!

That's unconscionable in a seasoned app like this, and is vital!

Even Path Finder has that available for its renaming window, and renaming is just a secondary function, not its PRIMARY JOB!
Mcclough
Mcclough
Dec 6 2018
10.37
5.0
Dec 6 2018
5.0
Version: 10.37
Suoperb tool. By far the best in it's class.
MacDefender
MacDefender
Oct 7 2018
10.34
5.0
Oct 7 2018
5.0
Version: 10.34
My favorite tool to automate renames of pictures according to their EXIF data. I hate all those cloud or library „You shouldn’t know how we store your data“ solutions like Apples Photos and prefer to have them stored without overhead of GB wasted space. A Better Finder Rename helps there a lot renaming my photos according to EXIF data. This would be an app I really miss if it’s gone.
bobembry
bobembry
Sep 21 2018
10.33
5.0
Sep 21 2018
5.0
Version: 10.33
Very useful and flexible. Works great ★★★★★.. Give it a test drive
spinzore
spinzore
May 31 2018
10.29
5.0
May 31 2018
5.0
Version: 10.29
Does what it claims to do in a pleasant and easy to understand GUI.
Aargl
Aargl
Feb 10 2018
10.25
5.0
Feb 10 2018
5.0
Version: 10.25
As a basic user, you don't often need to rename huge quantities of files, but when you need, you worship an app like this! With the use of RegEx (in Advanced & Special), it gives you nearly infinite power! Here's an example: being French, I've appended the date in French format on many files names across the years (DD/MM/YYYY) — which was not a good idea to keep them sorted... :-/ With ABFR, It took just the time to figure out how to do it, and I've renamed them all with YYYY-MM-DD instead. Awesome!
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