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I recently decided to rename all my images based on when they were taken, specifically date and time. It started with a desire to rename the images that I upload to my FTP from my iPhone, but expanded to generally renaming all the images.
At this time I believe the best format for renaming is: Year, Month, Day, Hours, Minutes, Seconds, however I may expand on this to put location in too. This format will allow you to view a folder in name order and see all images in the correct chronological order.
The problem if finding an application to rename all your images based on EXIF information, I did some general Google searches for such applications – but it turned up shareware and the like – in this day and age I find that hard to believe.
In the end I came across a post referencing my favorite image viewer for accomplishing this task. , .
I have been using for longer than I can recall, but never knew about the powers of it’s batch renaming.
Renaming options are found under File, Batch Rename/Conversion…
To achieve my renaming format I used the following pattern:
However, some image editors I have used over the years, I guess, strip the EXIF information, which ends up creating a null filename, followed by the next file not being renamed at all (based on settings).
At this point I chose to name the image based on the creation date, using the following pattern:
All in all I am fairly happy with the renaming, but like I suggest – location might be a good idea too.
Additional naming pattern information can be found in the help file.
Update: You can also try out the following application, Namexif: