( has released A Better Finder Rename 9.24, the latest version of its contextual menu plug-in that allows users to rename multiple files. The new version adds the ability to display invisible/ non-printing characters.

Better Finder Rename’s renaming engine leverages all the latest Mac OS X technologies by using a 64-bit multi-threaded garbage collected architecture based around Leopard’s Core Data database system. A Better Finder Rename sports an instant preview feature.

The tool features capture time and date extraction (EXIF JPEG and most RAW formats) for digital photographers, ID3 tag extraction for music lovers, regular expression support, plain-text file import for renaming from databases and many other features.

A Better Finder Rename is US$19.95 shareware for a single user license. Family, business and enterprise licensing is also available. Customers may chose to include a “forever upgrade” with their purchase. A Better Finder Rename requires Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. Version 9 is a free upgrade for those who’ve purchased the product after Jan. 1, 2011. A Better Finder Rename is also available at the Mac App Store under the name Better Rename 9.