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Perfect Rename

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Easy as 1-2-3: Build the new file name from simple, easy to understand building blocks, check real-time results, hit 'Go'.

Perfect Rename gives you smart blocks to build new file names:
- Text (just what you think it is)
- Counters (global, total, per file type, arabic and roman numbers)
- Original File Meta Data (Name, Extension, Size, Modification Date, Creation Date, Parent Folder)
- Date
- Image Metadata (More than 150 tags spanning from EXIF, over GPS to Camera Maker-Specific)
- Audio Metadata (Common ID3 tags)
- Video Metadata (what ID3 are to audio, this is to video: access duration, artist, etc.)
- CSV (you have a coma-sparated values file from a spreadsheet and want to plug those into your file name? Go nuts.)
- RegEx - So you are a pro, think in regular expressions, and aren't afraid to use a sleek tool with great UI? Multi-level, fully IEEE 1003.2 compliant regEx is here for you. Geeky. Recursive. "Now you've got two Problems."

Control that Extension
Most people don't bother with file extensions. But Perfect Rename lets you do just that if you ever have the need to change, map, or regEx your file extensions en masse.

Color-Coded Simplicity
Never wonder which block contributes what to the file name. Color-coded results leaves no doubt where each part comes from

Instant Feedback
No guesswork involved. See what your results will be before you actually rename your files. Your rename rules have an issue? They'll tell you before you commit the rename, and prevent you from doing something unsavory.

Drag & Drop
Collect your files, and dump them on the window via Drag & Drop.

Safety First
Even the best rule can have unforeseen consequences. That's where safe rename comes in. If a file name is already taken, Perfect Rename will slightly modify the new one

Captain's Log
When all is said and done, Perfect Rename gives you a complete, savable clear text log of everything it did.

So you changed your mind after renaming? Ignored the warnings? Felt lucky? No problem. Perfect Rename can roll back any renames it did for you. Simply open the rollback manager, and hit 'Rollback!'

Have a rule or schema you like? Save it now and recall it instantly later.

Fast - very, very, fast.
PR is not only easy to use, it's also fast - it handles large amounts of file as effortlessly as small. How fast? Renaming 5'600 files takes some 2.2 seconds. Which is a lot faster than your average reaction time - so be glad PR comes with a robust rollback function...

What's New in Version 10.4.3

- fixed an incompatibility when adding more than 3'000 files at once in El Capitan
- added progress information when processing drops drops
- large drops no longer make PR appear unresponsive
- large file drops (>3'000 file) now take much less time to post-process


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Customer Reviews

Why? Either a scam or poorly written

So got this app hoping it would be able to make an entire Directory and its sub-directories lowercase. It did so, but also added “-1” to the end of every file. Why in the world did it do this? There is no reason why it should, esspecially if I paid for the ability for this app to do so. Honestly if you need to rename a bunch of files just use the built in Automator over this, it is much faster and does everthing this does without error. BACK-UP your files if you are going to risk it. Glad I did or I would be paying $24.99 to fix the mistakes this app made.

Not the app you're looking for.

This app does a FULL RENAME, you can't use it to just cut some text out of all your files (oh unless you pay for it).

Perfect Rename
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  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 10.4.3
  • Size: 4.8 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. File Information Rule$1.99
  2. Date Rule$1.99
  3. Image Metadata Rule$2.99
  4. Audio Metadata Rule$1.99
  5. Future Rollback Capability$4.99
  6. CSV Name Rule$4.99
  7. Regular Expression Rule$7.99
  8. File Extension$4.99
  9. Video Meta Data Rule$1.99
  10. Full Rollback$24.99