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Kool Tools: Better Finder Rename for OS X

publicspace.net’s A Better Finder Rename 10, the latest version of their batch file renaming solution for Mac OS X, adds improved preview, change highlighting, a new look and a multi-step renaming interface.

A Better Finder Rename has long been a popular file renaming solution. It caters to the the full range of file renaming tasks encountered by creative professionals. Its streamlined interface includes an instant preview feature that eliminates guess work and reduces error. 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 other advanced features.

The renaming engine is capable of handling large renaming jobs. A Better Finder Rename meets file renaming challenges, such as file name conflicts, swaps and dependency cycles that other such tools leave unaddressed, head on. The renaming engine leverages all the latest Mac OS X technologies by using a 64-bit multi-threaded architecture based around the Core Data database system.

Version 10 introduces Change Highlighting within its Instant Preview table to make it easier than ever to dial in the correct settings. The Multi-Step Rename Interface, which enables complex renaming tasks to be addressed, gets a major overhaul to make it easier and more intuitive to use. The new Preview Pane provides extensive information about any selected file including a graphical preview of the file’s contents and its meta-data. Finally, version 10 features a new graphical style that merges with Mac OS X El Capitan aesthetics.

“A Better Finder Rename” is ideally suited for creative professionals, digital photographers, web masters, music collectors, audio specialists, users who need to transfer files from Windows or UNIX, as well as for all other Macintosh users who routinely deal with large numbers of files.

A Better Finder Rename requires Mac OS X 10.7 or higher. Version 10 is a free upgrade for customers who have purchased A Better Finder Rename after Jan. 1, 2015, or who own a forever upgrade. Discounted upgrade prices are available from our web store and start at U$12.95 for a single user license.

A Better Finder Rename may be purchased for $19.95. Family, Business and Enterprise licensing is also available. Customers may chose to include a “forever upgrade” with their purchase.

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