Better Rename 11 is the most complete renaming solution available on the market today. That’s why, since 1996, tens of thousands of hobbyists, professionals and businesses depend on Better Rename to organize and maintain files.
Better Rename's user interface supports complex renaming tasks without sacrificing ease and speed of use. Simply drag the files you want to rename straight from the Finder into the large preview table or the application icon.. or use our Finder context menu and hot key.
The Instant Preview feature eliminates guesswork and costly errors and helps you find the right settings quickly and accurately by providing as-you-type feedback and interactive change highlighting.
MOST COMPLETE FEATURE SET AVAILABLE
Better Rename offers a complete set of renaming actions that are organized into 15 categories covering all the text, character, position, conversion and truncation features that you would expect, but it does not stop there.
MADE FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
Photographers use the advanced sequence number and date & time features to clean up their portfolios or prepare photos for delivery to their client. Better Rename knows how to extract EXIF shooting date and time information from digital camera images and exploit them in creating sequence numbers or adding time and date information to the file name. Support for all major RAW formats (including JPEG, HEIC, HEIF, ARW, CRW, CR2, CR3, THM, NEF, TIFF, RAF, ORF, MRW, DNG, PEF, SRF, etc.) extends this to professional photographers. Even multiple shots captured in the same second are dealt with reliably.
POWER USERS WELCOME
System administrators, web masters and other power users will appreciate the presence of advanced features, such as regular expression support, conversion to Windows NTFS/SMB compatible names, file filtering, the ability to import file names from a database, a spreadsheet or any other source that can produce plain or tab-delimited text files. The ability to save a record of the current and new file names greatly facilitates tracking your files.
LOVES YOUR MUSIC
Music lovers can use the built-in MP3/AAC support to exploit the ID3 meta-data tags embedded in most music files to create their own naming schemes for their music collection. Meta-data information from MP3, AAC, FLAC, OGG, APE, M4V and iTunes music store files are supported.
COMBINE MULTIPLE RENAMING STEPS
The multi-step renaming feature allows multiple renaming steps to be combined to deal with complex renaming jobs in a single operation. Unlike other tools, Better Rename allows any number of renaming actions to be combined, re-ordered, copied and deleted.
INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH ENGINE
Better Rename takes file renaming to a new level of sophistication by introducing an advanced 64-bit multi-threaded renaming engine that solves many problems that other file renamers simply leave unaddressed. The database-backed renaming engine automatically resolves file name conflicts using a range of configurable parameters and prevents deadlocks. We care about such things so that you don't have to.
OTHERS LOVE BETTER RENAME TOO
"Bottom line: If you rename a lot of files on a regular basis, this bulk automation tool will make the lazy in you very happy." 5 Stars, iMore 2019
"Arguably the best file renaming utility on the market" - Mac OS X Power Tools
"Man! This is such a great renaming tool. It is really, really well put together." - Mac Break Weekly, 2010
The new version significantly improves the reliability and performance of the meta-data extraction engine.
Ratings and Reviews
Good but one key missing feature
Need to be able to command select files - and have them sort in that particular order when setting files up for renaming. MacOS does this natively for file renaming. This software should do that too. What it does is frustrating - regardless of the order I select files on MacOS... the files appear eg A-Z in the interface for renaming. The problem is... when you have many random named files you need to be able to select and drag them in in the order you want them to be renamed. Don't want to have to manually slide them up and down to align with a CSV.
Best of its kind by far!
I was using Better Rename 10 and Name Mangler together depending on the file types I was dealing with. Better Rename 11 has made Name Mangler not only unnecessary, but obsolete. The music feature gives you the ability to completely change the organazational scheme of your music library without effort. Great app and well worth the price.
Works like a charm
I changed many files to change the name and append a number.
SomeFile06-08-2019.docx --> File 1.docx
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- Frank Reiff
- 10.6 MB
- Requires macOS 10.10 or later.
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