A Better Finder Rename Is Available

PublicSpace has released a new version of their contextual menu plug-in, A Better Finder Rename. Version 3.2 allows users to change the names of multiple files from within one quick, simple contextual-menu. According to PublicSpace:

PUBLICSPACE.NET is pleased to announce version 3.2 of its "A Better Finder Rename" Macintosh Finder enhancement. The new version introduces the frequently requested capability to renumber file sequences (e.g. pic1, pic2, etc. -> pic35, pic36, etc.). This new feature should prove especially useful to multimedia designers and digital camera owners.

"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.

Feature list:

  • interactive/ automatic modes
  • process subfolders
  • 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 Better Finder Rename is available for US$14.95. You can find more information at the PublicSpace web site.