How to rename multiple files in Mac Finder

Steve jobs wouldn’t like that ordinary users have access to the files and worked with them, but in spite of this, to work with files on Mac. If you have a Mac, be aware that your work can always be easier and faster. For example, you can quickly rename multiple files in one step. We will explain how to do it.

Suppose you downloaded some images or do screen captures and want received files to give a clear, ordered names. This can quickly be done using Finder.

  • Open in Finder the folder containing the files you want to rename.
  • Select all the files, you can do a combination of Command+A.

  • Right click and select “Rename objects”. You will see the number of selected features.

  • Next you will be offered several ways to rename. You can replace the text in the file name and the easiest option is “Format”.

  • Select all necessary settings and click “Rename”.
  • If you are unhappy with the result, you can cancel the effect of a combination of Command+Z.
Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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