Mac OS X Finder Enhancement Released

PUBLICSPACE.NET has announced a full point release of A Better Finder Rename, bringing it to version 4.0. A Better Finder Rename 4.0 is a contextual menu plug-in for the Mac Finder which allows users to rename multiple files, and now has full OS X support. According to PUBLICSPACE.NET:

PUBLICSPACE.NET is pleased to announce version 4.0 of its "A Better Finder Rename" Macintosh Finder enhancement.

A Better Finder Rename version 4.0 is the first full release of the product for Mac OS X. The simultaneously released Mac OS 9 version shares the same code as the OS X version, but the installers remain separate. Now that the product has been successfully ported, the development efforts will refocus on the development of new features, so that the coming months should see many improvements and new features.

"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 and alphabetcial 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)
  • manipulate numbers in filenames (add, substract, etc.)
  • remove characters at the beginning of the file name
  • remove characters at the end of the file name
  • remove file extensions
  • manual batch rename
  • examples for each mode
  • fully integrated with the Macintosh Finder
  • supports drag & drop renaming
  • supports droplet creation & editing for automating frequent tasks

You can find more information about A Better Finder Rename at the PUBLICSPACE.NET Web site. A single user licence of ABFR is available for US$14.95.