Bulk rename files in CLI
December 19th, 2009
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If you ever need to rename a batch of files using a regex or similar you can use the
# Rename .wav to .mp3 rename -v 's/\.wav/\.mp3/g' * # replace all hyphens in jpgs with a space rename -v 's/-/ /g' *.jpg