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Mass Remove File Prefix on a Mac?

How do I mass remove file prefixes in a Mac? For example, inside my folder, I have the following files: img_sometext1.jpg img_sometext2.jpg ... img_sometext10.jpg How do I remove img_?
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How to batch rename files on Ubuntu?

I found rename on Ubuntu 10 doesn't support regex unfortunately. I need to rename files containing _thumb to _t leaving the rest as is. Example: rename SLN0097H_thumb@2x~ipad.JPG to ...
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Windows 7 rename files by manually dragging into place

I need to manually rename a bunch of photo files so that they make more sense in sequence (I am an artist and I need to put the reference photos in the correct order so that the model appears to be ...
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running batch file within powershell

I'm running a batch file within PowerShell. It calls up another program to do a bunch of maps which it outputs to a subfolder called "GRD" I then want to rename the files in the GRD folder by adding ...
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Copy multiple files to folders. Use filename

How do I move multiple selected files to folders with using the filename? Any tool or cmd is welcome :) One file a time: press Win + R and type in shell:sendto create a new textfile in this ...
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Cut a part from a filename (windows batch)

I got files named like this: cam1(word1 word2 wordN) (24-04-2012 00-11-13).mpg cam2(word1 word2 wordN) (24-04-2012 00-11-13).mpg cam3(word1 word2 wordN) (24-04-2012 00-11-13).mpg Need to cut (word1 ...
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How to replace a single character in Windows filenames using a batch file?

I have a Windows Server 2003 server that has a whole bunch of filenames that need renaming. Basically, I just need all - (hyphens) replaced with _ (underscores), no matter where they are in the ...
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How to use Massren with Vim?

I want to use massren renamer in vim in order to rename files within the texteditor. First, I used this command within Vim to set Vim as default editor for massren :! ...
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Batch file rename with random alphanumeric

I am looking to rename a bunch of images (all with .jpg extention) with random alphanumeric names. Example would be 08kDRH1s.jpg or 0FwzUc3.jpg. Doing some searching I did find a few batch scripts ...
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Can I rename files in a directory with Vim?

If I open a directory in vim using vim . I will get a file-browser-type interface of the current directory. From there I am expected to browse to a file, and then start editing it. I want to use ...
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Batch Renaming files (and possibly switching parts of the name)

I am organizing 60,000+ images, and need to edit down their names. I would love to just do a batch rename, as this would likely take 60+ hours otherwise. The names are similar to what follows: ...
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Batch script to mass rename by modify date

I'm trying to make a batch script to mass rename files by modify date and time of each file. I'm new at this and searching since this morning and nothing lead me in the good way. SHould I use xcopy, ...
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batch rename multiple mp3's stripping leading digits

Hi could anyone help me? Im trying to strip leading digits from multiple mp3 files so "01 some_file.mp3" would become "some_file.mp3" if any one could show me how to doit with zmv that would be great
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Image names with international characters - 404 error

Hi I'm trying to figure out what's wrong, and maybe someone can help me out. I recently moved a bunch of images over to a new server and imported them into my wordpress database. Many of these images ...
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How to bulk rename audio files so that the file name matches the title metadata (preferably using Foobar2000)?

I have some audio files for which I used Foobar2000 to get the proper tags (Title, Artist, Album, etc), so now they have their proper titles when loaded in Foobar and other players, but they still do ...
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Needing advanced ID3 tag handling for specific situation

My situation is probably quite rare and complex, so I'll explain it in detail. Many years ago, I put together a hand-selected collection of MP3s, which ended up taking a month or so and is now at ...
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Batch Renaming Automation *_2.* TO *.*

i am in the process of renaming multiple files from *_2.* to . I want to remove the "_2" suffix My first workaround is trying ren *_2.* *.* but this does not work. Help is apperciated.
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Renaming all file in a directory older then 1 day

I want to rename all file in a specified folder ending with .txt to .csv that are older then 1 day. I have the following that will get me all files ending with .txt and rename them to .csv For /R %1 ...
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Recursively Rename File Extensions Across Multiple Drives

I have this for a batch file. I know squat about batch files. FOR /r %%x IN (*.BMP,*.GIF,*.JPG,*.PNG) DO REN "%%x" *.jpeg Which works fine locally. I need this to work across multiple drives ...
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How to rename file using CMD “Track ?.mp3” to “T00?.mp3”

I have multiple mp3 file like this "Track [number of track].mp3" eg. "Track 1.mp3" - "Track 11.mp3" I want to rename them to "T00[number of track]" eg. "T001.mp3" - "T011.mp3" I have tried to rename ...
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Add folder name to beginning of filename

I have a directory structure as below: Folder > SubFolder1 > FileName1.abc > Filename2.abc > ............. > SubFolder2 > FileName11.abc > Filename12.abc ...
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install rename command in cygwin

In linux exist the rename command, for rename a set of files with regular expresions. rename 's/prefix_//' *.jpg if I search in the cygwin package I find the renameutils package, but this don't ...
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Automate the renaming of file in OSX

Example: We have a folder filled with 30 images with inconsistent names. These images need to be named consistently and numerically: image1.jpg image2.jpg image3.jpg ... image30.jpg Can this be ...
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Finding and renaming files

I have about 1000 files containing the character * in the name. I need to find these files and replace the * with a -. I am working with HP UX v11. I am using the following command find . -type f ...
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How do I remove non-ascii characters from filenames?

I have several files with names containing various Unicode characters. I'd like to rename them to only contain the "printable" ASCII characters (32-126). E.g, Läsmig.txt //Before ...
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changing order of files

I have a series of files named in alphabetical order (xaa.tif to xdg.tif). I need to reverse the order of the filenames so that the last file is processed first in a script. I would like to rename ...
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How to rename a movie file and also files ins subdirectories (e.g. subtitles) beginning with same prefix

I've several directories with movie files , and also subdirectories with subtitles files with same prefix or starting with same prefix. I want to rename subtitles files with the Directory name it is ...
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Program that renames mp3 files using ID3 tag [closed]

I know a lot of people who have MP3 collections and find out their music directory looks a lot like this... 0.mp3 1.mp3 2.mp3 3.mp3 ... So useless with a file manager. What ...
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MS Dos Batch rename options

I have some files like: f0110_01_online.png f0122_01_01_online.png f0122_0201_online.png There is common text '_online' in every filename. I just want to remove '_online' from every filenaeme ...
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Sorting Files into Subfolders based on EXIF Date

I have a huge directory from a HDD recovery that contains 70000+ JPEG files. I tried playing around with some AppleScripts, that I found, but had no luck. I already installed EXIFtool, which might be ...
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Batch script to remove # from a file name (only in a specific directory)

I'm looking for a script to remove the # character out of any file names in a specific directory (PDF documents). I've been looking at some similar examples, but it's all a bit confusing!
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Windows XP command prompt rename command for this task?

Windows XP command prompt rename command for this task? Rename... file.mp3.0001.mp3 file.mp3.0002.mp3 file.mp3.0003.mp3 file.mp3.0004.mp3 to afile.mp3.0001.mp3 afile.mp3.0002.mp3 ...
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Batch-Renaming Movies using Regex

I've been trying to rename some movie files using regular expressions, but so far I have been only marginally successful. The goal is to parse files like this: ...
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Copy file names to another folder

I need to copy file names from one folder to another. File contents are never changed. No files are overwritten, moved or copied. It's only about file names. I have a folder A with files named: ...
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Add folder name to beginning of filename - getting multiple renames

I've used dbenham's excellent response to the question of how to add the folder name to the beginning of a filename in a cmd script. @echo off pushd "Folder" for /d %%D in (*) do ( for %%F in ...
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How to bulk replace links that are embed to words in Excel cells

I have a huge list of words that have links. All the URLs have text that repeats. I want to mass replace this text with another. Right now, "Replace all" only searches between words, not through the ...
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Find “ extra” dot in filename and remove it [duplicate]

I have some files inside a directory structure with multiple folders that have more than one dot. For example, "x.y.jpg" or "x.yz.01.jpg". How can I list all files with more than one dots in their ...
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Bulk Rename Utility

I have been using Bulk Rename utility and I have been having some issues. I have some files named things like 664722.pdf,664762.pdf, and 664722-1.pdf that I need to rename. The problem is I have to ...
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Find and remove common words in filenames automatically

I'm using Mac OS 10.8.4, and want to do some batch renaming using the Terminal which is a bash shell I think. I have a large number of folders of large number of files. The filenames have words ...
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Batch removal of special characters from file names in Linux

I am seeking to remove all special characters from several files' worth of downloaded .pdfs, and came across exactly the solution I was looking for, albeit in an OS X environment: function to ...
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Easiest way to rename DICOM files

I have got DICOM patients that have an attribute Patient's Name (0010,0010) I do not like. I have a tool to change attributes of each DICOM files but that tool cannot iterate over directories. Is ...
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Changing the sequence numbers of files in Linux

Is it possible to write a script to rename a series of file as below: sol-temp_0010.png to sol-temp_1.png sol-temp_0015.png to sol-temp_2.png sol-temp_0020.png to sol-temp_3.png etc.?
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Batch Rename (remove specific character) Files

I have about 3500 recorded phone calls and they are all labelled yyyy_mm_dd_hh_mm_mobilenumber.3gp I want to remove the underscore from the name so searching through them is easier How would I do ...
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Rename and reverse the numbering of a list of files

In Linux, preferably using bash, what would be the best way to achieve the goal below? Say I have a series of numbered files 001.png, 002.png, 003.png What is the best way to move/rename them to ...
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how to loop through sub folders and rename to parent - folder - file number

Here are my folders: Dexter\Season 1\season 1 ep 1 Dexter\Season 1\season 1 ep 1 Dexter\Season 2\season 1 ep 1 Dexter\Season 2\season 1 ep 1 Dexter\Season 3\season 1 ep 1 Dexter\Season ...
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Regex: Is there a character for increasing digits in PCRE?

I am using a PCRE compatible file rename program. Is there a character or pattern I can type in the "replace" field of the program to tell it to append numbers at the end of file names and that they ...
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Add text to end of filename (but before extension) using batch file

I have a list of files which are in the format on the left. I want to append a string to each file name, but before the extension, as shown: File 1.txt -> File 1 version 1.txt File 2.txt -> ...
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Windows script to run as a batch to replace character in list of file names

I have 4 files as below: C:\Documents and Settings\vm\AC R\test JE.BOS.20130516.CSV JE.BES.20130516.CSV KFROPN.SAVEFILE.CSV KFBAD.SAVEFILE.CSV I have to replace "." in the filename with "-". But ...
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Command Prompt being Illogical? Want to add numbers using Rename

My camera only numbers photos using 4 digits, but I am now well into the 5 digit realm. So for thousands of photos, I would like to add a fifth digit. E.g. rename IMG_2450 to IMG_12450. I did this ...
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How to find a file and move it into the directory it was found in

I am trying to rename files in sub directories using xargs by running the following command: find . -name oldfile.txt -print0 | xargs -n 1 -0 -I % mv % newfile.txt The problem is that the file gets ...