OS X Yosemite: Tips, Tricks, and Details

Federico Viticci writing for MacStories:

A batch renaming option has been added to the Finder in Yosemite: if you need to rename multiple files at once, select them, then choose “Rename [x] Items…” from the contextual menu. This will open a modal dialog with three options to batch rename files: Replace Text, Add Text, and Format.

This is an excellent new feature that I probably would have glanced over without noticing if it weren’t pointed out to me. It won’t replace the advanced renaming capabilities contained within Forklift, but it will certainly save me a lot of time with small, quick tasks.

Be sure to follow through and check out all the other little OS X Yosemite tidbits Federico dug up over on MacStories.

OS X Yosemite: Tips, Tricks, and Details

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