Learn the built-in feature of renaming batch files in Windows operating system. There are many third party software out there for Batch renaming files in Windows, Linux & Mac Operating systems. But using built-in feature is always a cool thing to do. So, lets see how to use this feature.
Follow the below step in to rename all files in Windows
- First place all files you want to rename in a single folder.
- Press F2 to rename a file, write the name, select it, and press Ctrl + C to copy it.
- Select all files in the folder (Ctrl + A).
- With the files selected, press F2 to edit all names.
- Press Ctrl + V to paste the default name, and hit Enter to confirm.
That’s it!!! All your files will be renamed. You could also use third party freeware applications to do this job.
Learn more Windows shortcut keys. By learning this you could work at lightening speed instead of searching options here and there.
vRenamer – Freeware Application for Renaming Files
- vRenamer is a full featured mass renamer application.
- Since it’s written in Java, works in all platforms, tested in Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
- It’s highly customizable and flexible with a clean and intuitive interface.
Cool Features of “vRenamer”:
- Insert, remove, replace, trim, normalize, capitalize, transform, organize in folders…
- Create new folders from user patterns, so you can easily reorganize pictures, music, etc
- Drag and drop and Rename files or folders
- Rename picture files using metadata (Camera RAW, JPEG, TIFF, PSD, PNG, BMP, GIF)
- Automatic or manual preview before renaming
- Sort files before renaming (automatic or drag & drop manual)
- Undo and redo as many times as you need.
- Clean and comprehensive interface
Download: vRenamer for Windows/Linux/Mac OS X