How to batch rename files in macOS (without third-party tools)


There’s nothing like staring down the barrel of multiple files you know you’ll have to rename. Sure, there are batch file naming utilities in the App store — and I’ve used most of them — but until recently, I never knew the functionality I needed to rename multiple files was cooked right into macOS. And for those of you trying to jump ahead: no, I’m not talking about Automator. What I’m talking about is far simpler. So simple, in fact, I’m a little embarrassed I hadn’t discovered it after over a decade of using Macs. When naming a single file…

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