Topic : How to Quickly rename multiples files at once in Windows OS.



How to Rename Multiples files at once in windows?

Although computers suggest speed and efficiency, there are still a lot of time-consuming tasks that take more time than they should and one of them is renaming many files at once. Sometimes we stuck with dozens of files in windows that have meaningless names. This typically happens with photos we shoot with our digital camera of the smartphone. We want to rename all of those photos so the names could make sense and mean something and we would like to rename the files all together at once, rather than one by one. Therefore, we are here to learn how to rename multiple files at once in windows operating system.




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Rename Multiple files using Tab key.


How to rename multiple files at once: InfoBrother

If we want to rename multiples files quickly with different names, then we can follow these given steps.



    » Open file Explorer and browse to the folder that includes the files we want to rename.
    » Select the first file from the list.
    » Press F2 key to rename the file.
    » Type a New name of file and press Tab Key to jump to the next file automatically in the list.
    » Type name again for the next file and press Tab Key again to continue renaming the files.


This is very easy and quick way to rename the files with different names in windows operating system.

Alternatively, we can rename the file by clicking the Rename button from home tab, or we can right click on the file and select Rename. But this is not a quick way to rename multiples files.




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Rename Multiple files at once.


How to rename multiple files at once: InfoBrother

If we want to rename multiple files at once using the same Name, we can follow these given steps.


    » Open file Explorer and browse to the folder that includes the files we want to rename.
    » Select the first file from the list.
    » Press Ctrl + A key to select all the files.
    » Press F2 key to rename the file.
    » Type a New name of file and press Enter Key to Rename the file.



When we enter the new name and press enter key, all the selected files will be renamed using the same Name with just a number 1,2, 3 in the parentheses attached to it.

This is a very simple and quick trick to rename multiple files at once. This trick could be helpfull when we try to copy our pictures from camera or smartphone to our computer and we give it Event name or event date as the name for all pictures.




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Rename Multiple files using Command Prompt.


How to rename multiple files at once: InfoBrother

We can use command prompt to rename multiple files at once or one by one using more advance functionality.




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