FileRenamer
FileRenamer
1.03

4.4

FileRenamer free download for Mac

FileRenamer1.03

09 September 2008

Change file names on the fly using wildcard strings.

Overview

FileRenamer is used to change file names of items contained within a selected folder. There are several ways by which file names may be changed. One way is by using sequence numbers preceded with an optional string. Another way is by using find and replace rules for unwanted strings and characters. And still another way is to write your own name changer AppleScript that FileRenamer calls. The file extensions may be changed or left alone. Written in AppleScript Studio.

What's new in FileRenamer

Version 1.03: Recursion has been added. Folder name change has been added. Fixed a bug in the Sort By... feature.

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11 Reviews of FileRenamer

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Anonymous
31 January 2004
Version: 0.98

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I don't think so! No drag and drop... essential for utilities like this. Prefix does not operate as you would expect it to. A prefix is just that, a prefix. For example, if I have a folder of files that I want to add "as" to the beginning of each filename (as in a folder full of applescripts) I should be able to put "as" in the prefix field and no numbers in the number fields to accomplish this but it insists on numbering things. The background picture is a bit superfluous since you can't see it.
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Prince-Isaac
09 December 2013
Version: 1.03
Just an update for anyone who lands on this page and is interested: this beauty runs fine on Mavericks. Also, I just tested the download link at Softpedia and the US download link still works: http://mac.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php?p=5574&t=4&i=1 Even though this app is over five years old, it still does exactly what I need it to do, time after time. Mark Wall, if you ever stop by here and read the comments, here's one very satisfied user. Thanks for this easy and useful app. -PI
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Mikael-B
11 October 2011
Version: 1.03
Unfortunately it isn't currently possible to get this software as the mac.com homepage seems inactive.
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pandora-1
12 September 2011
Version: 1.03
This free app does what it says it does, quickly and flawlessly. I've been using it for a few years and though it hasn't been updated in a while, it still works great, even under OS X 10.7. I use it primarily to rename folders full of photos to reflect the composition, such as "2010_08 Chicago Tom xxxx" where Tom is the photographer and xxxx is the sequence number. It's easy to use: Drag a folder to the "Choose Folder" field, open the "Options" sidebar, insert a string of characters in the "Prefix" and set up the sequence setting, and you're ready to go. There is a "Test Change: button that will change the names of the files in that folder in test mode so you can see what they'll look like. If they are satisfactory, then clicking the "Do Change" button will effect the desired changes. A gave this 5 stars for Features as its feature set is as good as it gets: simple and to the point. Five stars for Ease of use because it is extremely simple to use - no Help documentation is needed (none is provided). Five stars for Value as it just works and is free. Five stars for Stability as it has never crashed or misbehaved in any way as I used it from Leopard through Snow Leo and in Lion. This is the way an application ought to work. While there are other apps out there that have more features, they get more complex and trying to set them up gets tiresome. As usual, your mileage may vary as those apps might be just what you need.
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3.25
Anonymous
21 April 2004
Version: 0.98
Application suffers performance problems and sometimes just hangs when working with large number of files - greater than 1000. Author needs to look a this issue. Other quirky behavious such as prefix should also be fixed. Could be a very useful app. One feature that I was looking forward to was the ability to sequence both numerically and alphabetically.
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Anonymous
31 January 2004
Version: 0.98
I don't think so! No drag and drop... essential for utilities like this. Prefix does not operate as you would expect it to. A prefix is just that, a prefix. For example, if I have a folder of files that I want to add "as" to the beginning of each filename (as in a folder full of applescripts) I should be able to put "as" in the prefix field and no numbers in the number fields to accomplish this but it insists on numbering things. The background picture is a bit superfluous since you can't see it.
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Anonymous
21 January 2004
Version: 0.98
A fantastic tool that does exactly what it sets out to do and does it well. This has saved me hours of work and is one of those utilities that will be used over and over again.
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4.75
Anonymous
29 December 2003
Version: 0.98
I love it! It saves me lot of time when making my website because I get to control the filenames. One suggestion would be to remove the need to click onm the button to get to the side window.
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4.75
Anonymous
18 November 2003
Version: 0.98
Beautiful! This will be an enormous time-saver. I just changed the file name (I added "_active") to 472 files in about 20 seconds. Thank you so much!
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4.5
Anonymous
02 June 2003
Version: 0.7
Works great...and it's pretty too.
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4.75
Joe-Thurston
17 March 2003
Version: 0.7
This is a great little piece of software that has saved me COUNTLESS hours in tedious work. I highly recommend it!
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Anonymous
01 September 2002
Version: 0.7
Nice little utility that does a useful and tedious function for free.
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