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Old 04-18-08, 01:29 PM   #1
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Help - Changing File names in Bulk

I'm old school and still sort my music in folders.

for example I have a folder called:

"Top 100 1980"
The file names are
Track 01
Track 02
Track 03

I would like to add "Top 1980" in front of the track -
Top 1980-01
Top 1980-02


1 - Stairway to
2 - Money
3 - Light my Fire

I would like to delete the (number and - ) in front of the song name
Stairway to
Light my Fire

Is there a way to do this in bulk - without having to right click on the file name and adding or deleting items hundreds of times?

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Old 04-18-08, 02:43 PM   #2
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Old 04-18-08, 10:19 PM   #3
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If they're all music files, then mp3tag may work for renaming them to what you want:

Another option for just general file renaming is RenameFiles:
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Old 04-21-08, 03:17 AM   #4
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Flexible Renamer is pretty good.
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Old 04-21-08, 08:53 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by AGuyNamedMike
Yep, this is a heavy duty app.

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Old 04-21-08, 11:31 AM   #6
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Two of my favorite apps:
File Renamer Basic 4.0.3
MP3 Tag Tools v1.2

Both are excellent at what they do, and both are freewares.

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Old 04-22-08, 12:02 AM   #7
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I use Flash Renamer to do that and lots more. Great tool.
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Old 04-22-08, 11:28 AM   #8
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Old 05-09-08, 01:18 PM   #9
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Thanks guys - I have some time this weekend and will look into these
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