[3:30 PM] Finder Utility That Allows Renaming Of Multiple Files Updated
Frank Reiff has released an update to his Finder utility series, A Better Finder Rename. This product is designed to make it easier to manipulate the file names od individual or multiple files. The new version includes a new feature and interface tweaks. According to Frank Reiff:
I am pleased to announce version 2.8 of my "A Better Finder Rename" Macintosh Finder enhancement. This new release extends the string substitution capabilities of the tool and further refines the user interface.
"A Better Finder Rename" is a contextual menu plugin for the Macintosh Finder which allows users to quickly rename multiple files. "A Better Finder Rename" is ideally suited for Macintosh webmasters, users who need to transfer files from or to Windows or Unix, as well as for all other Macintosh users who deal with large numbers of files.
interactive/ automatic modes
process files and folders separately
numbered list creation (e.g. image1, image2, etc.)
replace anywhere in the file name
replace at the beginning of the file name
replace at the end of the file name
add at the beginning of the file name
add at the end of the file name
convert to uppercase
convert to lowercase
convert to Proper Case
reformat number (e.g. File1 -> File001)
remove characters at the beginning of the file name
remove characters at the end of the file name
examples for each mode
fully integrated with the Macintosh Finder
supports drag & drop renaming
supports droplet creation & editing for automating frequent tasks
A PowerMacintosh with MacOS 8 or later.
You can find more information, including an excellent animation that shows exactly how the product is used, at Frank Reiff's web site. The update is free to registered owners. The full version is priced at US$15 with site and world licenses available.