Publicspace.net’s A Better Finder Rename, a batch file renaming solution for Mac OS X, has been popular for a long time. That’s no surprise as it can be a time-saving tool for certain users (more on that below).
The utility features capture time and date extraction (EXIF JPEG and most RAW formats) for digital photographers, ID3 tag extraction for music lovers, regular expression support, plain-text file import for renaming from databases and other advanced features. A Better Finder Rename’s streamlined interface includes an convenient, instant preview feature that helps eliminates guess work.
The tool’s renaming engine can easily tackle large renaming jobs. A Better Finder Rename meets file renaming challenges, such as file name conflicts, swaps and dependency cycles. The renaming engine leverages all the latest Mac OS X technologies by using a 64-bit multi-threaded architecture based around the Core Data database system.
A Better Finder Rename is great for creative professionals, digital photographers, web masters, music collectors, audio specialists, users who need to transfer files from Windows or UNIX, as well as for other Mac users who routinely deal with large numbers of files. You know who you are.
A Better Finder Rename requires Mac OS X 10.7 or higher. It costs $19.95 for a single user license. Family, business and enterprise licensing options also available. Customers may chose to include a "forever upgrade" ($19.95) with their purchase.