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Is there a program (for Windows) that will rename files with Japanese or Korean characters/letters in their filenames to their Romanized (Roman/Latin letters) equivalents (preferably Hepburn Romanization for Japanese and Revised Romanization for Korean).

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Try the latest portable beta of ReNamer (an extremely powerful bulk renamer with in-built scripting support), then take a look at its Transliteration feature. The forum is pretty helpful as well and the developer is quite responsive to suggestions/requests, so if your language isn't supported out of the box maybe someone has shared their translit file in the forum or is willing to help.

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I was thinking "great!" but then I saw it does not support either Japanese or Korean (and making a transliteration map for Japanese would take AGES!). – Camilo Martin Nov 10 '12 at 1:49
Well someone has to do it, right? :) Like I said, ask on the forum, maybe the hard work's already been done for you. – Karan Nov 10 '12 at 13:07
For the record, I used this and renamed manually: – Camilo Martin Nov 10 '12 at 18:46
Nice, but wish they had shared the translit map as well. – Karan Nov 10 '12 at 18:58
Yeah, maybe contacting the developer and asking kindly would go some length, but it seems smarter than just a map. Japanese has no spaces, but that thing can break up words. For example, input this: 私はただマップはないです (note that there are no spaces in the input, but words are broken up correctly in the transliterated output). – Camilo Martin Nov 10 '12 at 19:09

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