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Last Updated On: January 13, 2017
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How to Rename Multiple Files Batch in Windows Computer?

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Have you ever thought about rename multiple files batch to instead of renaming each file? In Windows computers, you can easily rename multiple files simultaneously by batch.

In this post, I’m introducing you a tip which helps you to change the names of files or folders by batch in Windows. If you are a computer geek, you may already be knowing this trick. So let me explain you without more explanation.

Easy Way to Rename Multiple Files Batch

If you are renaming the multiple files one by one, it is ok if you have files less than 10. But it is hard to rename more files if you are doing one by one.

Rename Multiple Files Batch

Rename Files One by One

In this case, Windows allow us to rename the multiple files batch. The only requirement to have is the name of all files must be same. So Windows adds the file or folder number to the name followed by the sequence of words given by you. Let me explain this using the below screenshots, please follow the three steps given below.

Step 1: The first step you have to is to move all folders or files that you want to be renamed into the same folder.

Step 2: Select all files or folders to be renamed and click the right button of the mouse and select Rename.

Rename Multiple Files Batch

Rename Multiple Files Batch

Step 3: Now enter the name that you wish to have for your files and press the Enter Key.

Rename Multiple Files Batch

Rename Multiple Files Batch

Your files will be renamed as the file name (1), file name(2) and so on.