Need shortcut to rename mutliple files at once.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by dboy820, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. dboy820 macrumors newbie

    Jun 24, 2008
    I need to find a shortcut in renaming several video files at once instead of having to rename each file by itself. I need the video files to be in order chronologically and having to rename 100 video clips takes too long when I have to do it everyday. I can't cut and paste cause the files need to be "(video name) 1 of 100" or some variation of that. There is a short cut in Windows to do this, with this known there has to be a mac way.
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
  3. Big D 51 macrumors 6502a

    Big D 51

    Jan 15, 2011
    Mobile, AL
    I am sure what miles said will work. When I had to rename a bunch of files, I used an app called "A Better Find Rename" because it came in a mac bundle I purchased.

    Good luck.

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