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Batch File Renaming?

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Let's say I downloaded forty pictures of....the green grass growing outside brad's house. I want to rename them all "Brad's Grass XX.jpg" where X= the number in the series of pictures (starting 01). Is there a way to rename all forty pictures at once or do I have to manually rename them myself??
post #2 of 4
There is a lovely app for this. It's called 'A Better Finder Rename' (sic!). Search for it on Versiontracker.

You can do what you say, and a whole realm of other things. It does cost something, but if you don't pay, you can still use it (but only for 9 files at a time).
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[quote]Originally posted by ShawnPatrickJoyce:
<strong>Let's say I downloaded forty pictures of....the green grass growing outside brad's house. I want to rename them all "Brad's Grass XX.jpg" where X= the number in the series of pictures (starting 01). Is there a way to rename all forty pictures at once or do I have to manually rename them myself??</strong><hr></blockquote>

A quick shell
:
#
for name
do
mv "$name" "Brad's Grass "`ls -1 "Brad's Grass *" | wc -l`".jpg"
done
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i'm not really familiar with the terminal, but thanks. i'd like to know how to do it though
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