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macOS Finder Renaming Tips

Quickly re-name several files by using the macOS Finder Renaming contextual menu feature.

As long as the file names are already in the order that is needed, running a couple different options of the Re-Name tool will give you a nice, tidy set of files.

Re-Name with Sequential Numbering

Replace Excess Zeros

When using the numbering option, the default settings create five digit numbers, which is usually a bit excessive for file naming if not necessary. It’s easy to remove them though by running another set of batch renaming using the Replace option.