How to rename multiple files on a Mac

Let us say you are scanning documents using a printer connected to a Mac. And when scanning multiple pages of the same document, the pages gets scanned with the default name followed by a ordered number.

As shown in the above screenshot, the filename starts with Screenshot and prefixed with some numbers.

Rename all files at once

All these files can be renamed all at once using below mentioned steps.

  1. Select all files and right click the selected items.

  2. Select Rename n items options from the listed menus.
  3. Provide a name in the Custom Format field. Let us name this as PropertyDocument.

  4. Enter the start number for the pages then click Rename button.

Now all the files will appear with name as PropertyDocument followed by a number.


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