How to Batch Rename Files in Windows 10 with PowerToys
Yesterday, we shared an article where we discussed PowerToys. PowerToys is a set of freeware system utilities designed for power users. PowerToys for Windows 10 can do a wide range of things like re-mapping keyboard buttons, identify a color, rename multiple files, etc. In this article, we are going to talk about the âPowerRenameâ tool.
PowerToys has a tool known as âPowerRenameâ that allows users to rename multiple files at once. To use the new tool, one needs to install the PowerToys on their Windows 10 computer. For that, follow our guideÂ How to Download & Install PowerToys in Windows 10.
Steps to Batch Rename Files in Windows 10 with PowerToys
Once installed, users need to follow some of the simple steps given below. So, letâs check out how to bulk rename your files on Windows 10 with PowerToys.
Step 1. First of all, right-click on the âPowerToysâ application from the system tray.
Step 2. From the right-click menu, select âSettings.â
Step 3. From the left pane, click on the âPowerRenameâ option.
Step 4. On the right pane, Enable the option âEnable PowerRenameâ and âShow icon on context menuâ option.
Step 5. Now open the File Explorer and right-click multiple files or folders. From the right-click menu, select âPowerRename.â
Step 6. Now you will see the PowerRename Window. At the top of the Window, type what you want to search for, and on the next, type what you want to replace it with.
Step 7. Once done, PowerRename will show you a preview of the results. If you are happy with the result, click on the âRenameâ button.
Thatâs it! You are done. This is how you can bulk rename your files and folders on Windows 10 with PowerToys.
Note: If you cannot find the âPowerRenameâ tool, make sure to update the PowerToys. To update PowerToys, click on âGeneralâ and then click on the âCheck for Updatesâ.
So, this article is all about how to bulk-rename your files on Windows 10 with PowerToys. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.
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