MultiFiler is an application to rename, move or copy a batch of files, for example those found in a digital camera.
Select the source folder, where the files will come from. Either enter a path or click on the Browse button.
Select the files to be processed, when you select a folder all the files are selected, unselect files by holding control and clicking on the files to deselect. You may also use the 'Select All' and 'Select None' buttons.
You may also choose to include Hidden, System and Read Only files in the list.
The right hand list shows the new file names, use the configuration string (just below that list) to format the new file names.
The commands available are
|'||Text||None||Characters following the ' will be included in the file name as they are.|
|on||Original File Name||Characters||
Includes the original file name in the destination name. The optional parameters are start character and length.
|DCFS0003||on||DCFS0003||All of the original is included|
|DCFS0003||on4||S||Only the 4th character is included|
|DCFS0003||on3-3||FS0||Characters 3, 4 and 5 are included|
|oe||Original Extension||Characters||As Original File Name|
Number of digits
Adds a serial number to the file name.
The first parameter is the start number, either 0 or 1.
The second parameter is the number of digits in the number.
|4 digit numbers starting at 0|
|2 digit numbers starting at 1|
Once the destination file name is set as required, select either Rename, Copy or Move for the operation. If copy or move is selected you can set the destination folder.
Finally click on the Rename Files button to carry out the operation. This button is renamed depending on the operation selected.
|Some example formats|
|Original File||Format||Destination File||Comments|
|hello there.jpg||on|'.|oe||hello there.jpg||Original file name, followed by a string consisting of a single point character, followed by the original extension. The file name is unchanged.|
|'Zoo trip March 2006 |snt1-000|'.|oe||Zoo trip March 2006 001.jpg
Zoo trip March 2006 002.jpg
Zoo trip March 2006 003.jpg
Zoo trip March 2006 004.jpg
Zoo trip March 2006 005.jpg
|String of characters followed by a serial number starting at 1 with 3 digits.|
|'My ripped CD |snt1-00|'.|oe||My ripped CD 01.mp3
My ripped CD 02.mp3
My ripped CD 03.mp3
My ripped CD 04.mp3
My ripped CD 05.mp3
My ripped CD 06.mp3
|String of characters followed by a serial number starting at 1 with 2 digits.|
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