With the rename function of Windows that is called with F2 you can rename great amounts of files simultaneously. This is done by selecting all files at once and pressing F2. You are then asked to rename one of the files, but the input will apply to all selected files - to distinguish between the equally named files, an ascending number will be appended to the file name in parentheses:

Rename Multiple Files (Windows)
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    March 18, 2013 at 11:26 pm


    Good idea there.
    But I bet using the KrojamSoft BatchRenameFiles Tool is more beneficial as you can quickly and easily change the name, attributes of files/folders. It can sort file names by name, date, time. Supported preview mode of all changes before making them.


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