Review: Batch File Rename for Mac lets you easily change filenames

Rename files quickly using the drag and drop interface of this small but capable application.

Batch File Rename for Mac offers basic drag-and-drop functions that let you change filenames more quickly. If you have files that have default names from a device, like a camera, or just want to change names for later reference, this app is for you. It's easy to use and performs well.

A premium program, Batch File Rename for Mac features a free trial version that limits you to three renames at a time. All you have to do to use it is select the files you want to rename and drag them onto the program icon. This brings up a small window where you can select the changes from a number of options, including adding a prefix or suffix, replacing text, trimming characters, or changing the case. Since this app requires only a few seconds to rename files, it won't disappoint you with its speed. The only real additional option this app offers is to add a sound to indicate when the renaming process is complete.

Want a program to quickly rename files based on set criteria? Batch File Rename for Mac could be the right program for you. Even though it includes only a few options and a rather plain design, it's still worth downloading and installing.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Batch File Rename for Mac 2.4.2.

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