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Use tag data to formulate new file name for selected tracks' files

OS 10.8 or later. This script will rename the files of the selected tracks (or the files of the tracks in the selected playlist) with a filename pattern that you formulate using the tracks' tag data. Optionally, export a copy of the files to a chosen location and rename the files in that location.

Action shot:

File Renamer in action

The main window and Preview window. Clicking the "?" button displays a Help window listing available track properties that can be used.

Latest version:

  • July 15, 2016
  • Preliminary support for macOS 10.12
  • Fixes "flickering" issue with Preview Window

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • current version downloads: 74 | total downloads: 23482
  • .zip download size: 562.7K
  • older PPC/universal version: direct download
  • older pre-OS X 10.9 version: direct download
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Current v3.4

Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested. Thanks!

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