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A Better Finder Rename
A Better Finder Rename
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A Better Finder Rename

File, photo, and MP3 batch renamer.

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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 12.04

Updated on Nov 29 2023

  • The new version now properly displays the command window in dark mode.
View older A Better Finder Rename updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

11.4 MB

Downloads

451160

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15 or later
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icymoon
icymoon
Nov 16 2023
12.03
0.0
Nov 16 2023
0.0
Version: 12.03
I find the new Big Sur style icon somewhat shallow and pedantic
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 12 2023
12.01
5.0
Oct 12 2023
5.0
Version: 12.01
The upgrade price from v11 to v12 is around 50% off the full price. See the dev website.
kom
kom
Oct 12 2023
11.62
5.0
Oct 12 2023
5.0
Version: 11.62
Version 12.00 is Now Available. The following is the description from the manufacturer's website. Version 12 is a free upgrade for users who own a forever upgrade or have purchased the product after the 1st of January 2023. It is a Paid Upgrade for everyone else.
to1safeto1
to1safeto1
Jul 25 2023
11.61
0.0
Jul 25 2023
0.0
Version: 11.61
Try this answer instead. https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/435565/find-and-rename-illegal-characters-with-mac-terminal/462459#462459
countermoon
countermoon
Feb 3 2022
11.43
0.0
Feb 3 2022
0.0
Version: 11.43
Consistently excellent. Something I rarely say.
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
May 12 2021
11.32
0.0
May 12 2021
0.0
Version: 11.32
I never use software whose name contains "Better"
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
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!
Ui-Guy
Ui-Guy
Nov 12 2023
12.02
5.0
Nov 12 2023
5.0
Version: 12.02
kom
kom
Jul 26 2023
11.61
5.0
Jul 26 2023
5.0
Version: 11.61
jeanms@span.ch
jeanms@span.ch
Feb 15 2023
11.60
5.0
Feb 15 2023
5.0
Version: 11.60
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Feb 15 2023
11.60
5.0
Feb 15 2023
5.0
Version: 11.60
rossigio86
rossigio86
Dec 1 2022
11.54
5.0
Dec 1 2022
5.0
Version: 11.54
makareim
makareim
Nov 13 2022
11.53
5.0
Nov 13 2022
5.0
Version: 11.53
albertop9
albertop9
Aug 5 2022
11.51
5.0
Aug 5 2022
5.0
Version: 11.51
firewall00110-1
firewall00110-1
Jul 28 2022
11.51
5.0
Jul 28 2022
5.0
Version: 11.51
LKN G-Man
LKN G-Man
Apr 16 2022
11.46
5.0
Apr 16 2022
5.0
Version: 11.46
David-Losada-Soler
David-Losada-Soler
Dec 16 2021
11.41
4.0
Dec 16 2021
4.0
Version: 11.41
firewall00110
firewall00110
Dec 16 2021
11.41
5.0
Dec 16 2021
5.0
Version: 11.41
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 3 2021
11.34
5.0
Jun 3 2021
5.0
Version: 11.34
marysteward592
marysteward592
Jun 2 2021
11.34
4.0
Jun 2 2021
4.0
Version: 11.34
André__
André__
Jan 7 2020
5.0
Jan 7 2020
5.0
Version: null
Aglee
Aglee
Nov 27 2019
5.0
Nov 27 2019
5.0
Version: null
ocean442
ocean442
Nov 6 2019
5.0
Nov 6 2019
5.0
Version: null
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Jul 24 2019
5.0
Jul 24 2019
5.0
Version: null
macsupport-1
macsupport-1
May 28 2019
0.5
May 28 2019
0.5
Version: null
Mcclough
Mcclough
Dec 6 2018
5.0
Dec 6 2018
5.0
Version: null
MacDefender
MacDefender
Oct 7 2018
5.0
Oct 7 2018
5.0
Version: null
bobembry
bobembry
Sep 21 2018
5.0
Sep 21 2018
5.0
Version: null
johnny3q-1
johnny3q-1
Aug 30 2018
3.5
Aug 30 2018
3.5
Version: null
spinzore
spinzore
May 31 2018
5.0
May 31 2018
5.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Feb 10 2018
5.0
Feb 10 2018
5.0
Version: null
markrf
markrf
Jan 29 2018
5.0
Jan 29 2018
5.0
Version: null
Photoboy77
Photoboy77
Jan 13 2018
2.5
Jan 13 2018
2.5
Version: null
Funjoy
Funjoy
Sep 13 2017
5.0
Sep 13 2017
5.0
Version: null
Scott-Gittlitz
Scott-Gittlitz
Jul 7 2017
3.5
Jul 7 2017
3.5
Version: null
r-a-foley
r-a-foley
May 22 2017
2.0
May 22 2017
2.0
Version: null
Fangoo
Fangoo
May 9 2017
4.0
May 9 2017
4.0
Version: null
AnthoLogical
AnthoLogical
Jan 11 2017
5.0
Jan 11 2017
5.0
Version: null
juanwayri
juanwayri
Jul 27 2016
5.0
Jul 27 2016
5.0
Version: null
steveoliver360
steveoliver360
Jun 7 2016
5.0
Jun 7 2016
5.0
Version: null
mtaber
mtaber
Apr 13 2016
5.0
Apr 13 2016
5.0
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Feb 1 2016
4.5
Feb 1 2016
4.5
Version: null
Ibeme
Ibeme
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Version: null
Lynnr
Lynnr
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Version: null
Tagilskii
Tagilskii
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Version: null
mike-evangelist
mike-evangelist
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Version: null
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Jul 30 2015
3.0
Jul 30 2015
3.0
Version: null
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