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I have a bunch of images downloaded from the web. I kept their original file names when I saved them.

Now I would like to reorder these images and have them renamed in a pattern like this: [prefix]_[sequence_number].[original_file_extension]

So, for example, I have reordered the images and want the prefix japan, I would like to have the following result:


Is there any GUI application on Windows/MAC that can be helpful in this situation?

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Irfanview (for Windows) has a built-in image Batch Conversion/Rename tool with tons of options.

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can it rename the images according to the custom image order defined by user? – bobo Mar 31 '11 at 15:10
@bobo: here's a screenshot of the tool. There are several ways to sort the input files – Siim K Mar 31 '11 at 21:25
Thanks a lot for your help. It looks good but the image preview is missing in the Input files list, this makes the reordering process still quite painful. – bobo Apr 1 '11 at 4:54
@bobo: If you select the input files one by one then it shows a preview image (on my screenshot where it says "No preview possible!" since I've selected multiple files). And you can always click the View Menu and select Thumbnails to see thumbnails of all the files in the current folder – Siim K Apr 1 '11 at 7:13
Sorry I did not notice that. It seems to fit my needs. This is probably the best freeware available on Windows that can do such thing. Thank you very very much for your help. – bobo Apr 1 '11 at 20:52

You might be able to use the Bulk Rename Utility

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