Renaming Images

Discussion in 'Photography Beginners' Forum' started by Gaerek, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. Gaerek

    Gaerek TPF Noob!

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    I was wondering if anyone knows of a program (free if possible) that will rename image files based on the metadata. So instead of IMG_XXXX.jpg, I can rename the files like yymmdd_xxx.jpg. Obviously, this would need to be a process that will do a bunch at one time. I have thousands of files that I never bothered changing the names of and I'm going through the process of organizing them and I realize that I want more descriptive file names. I wish this was something I would have bothered with earlier, but of course, hind sight is 20/20.

    I currently have PSE7, and I looked for that functionality there, but couldn't find it (maybe just missed it). Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Big Mike

    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Batch File Rename

    If you still can't figure it out, a good (free) software for this would be Irfanview.
     
  3. Gaerek

    Gaerek TPF Noob!

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    Heh, didn't see that. Not sure how I missed it. Thanks a bunch for the help there.
     

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