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Renaming pictures to the value in the “Date” field of Windows 10 Explorer

I'd like to rename pictures to the value in the "Date" field of Windows 10 Explorer. The pictures I want to rename have no exif, and useless dates on Date Modified, Date Accessed and Date ...
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Which archive format is streamable and can encrypt the filenames too?

For example Zip is streamable or pipeable (at least the Linux version), but can not encrypt the filenames, only the data. 7zip and Rar are non streamable, eg it is impossible to pipe the compressed ...
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A backup tool which can upload to FTP

I'm now using Cobian Backup Gravity for this purpose but it has some issues: - It doesn't support Cyrillic / Unicode file names in archives (it says in the FAQ it does though) Now I don't have enough ...
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Looking for a software that generates path names from a word list

I am looking for some kind of software that will take a word list in some Unicode encoding and use the words in that word list to predictably generate path names for files and folders. The important ...
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Is there a Mac OS application which prevents users from using windows-unsafe characters in filenames?

I work with a lot of older Mac users and they tend to put illegal characters into the filenames they send me. I've tried to teach them not to send me files with question marks and double quotes and ...
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Rename PDFs while “open”, like mp3tag

I have 700 PDFs and I want to rename the file itself to sort them out first (there are mostly journal articles so metadata hard to find). Is there a program that I can look at the PDF and then ...
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How to randomly rotate file names between them

I have a large group of .wav files (~24 000 in 2 folders). Dialogues. So i want to make these dialogues random. Is there any software that can randomly rename files by using a "table" of these?
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Program to bulk handle files with invalid filenames in Windows

I used Photorec to recover the data from an external HDD that had been partially formatted for a minute or so. The data recovery was successful, but also included over 1000 files that had been ...
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I need a software that lets me create an excel spreadsheet with mp3 file names and their descriptions

What I mean by that, is something which plays me a sound file, lets me describe it, plays the next one, you get the point. And until the folder ends. When all of this is done, it generates a excel ...
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DVD Ripper for TV Shows that perferms lookups of episode names

I'm looking for an all-in-one solution that is able to take a DVD of a particular TV Show and rip each episode naming them according to this structure: ShowName - sXXeYY - Optional_Info.ext where sXX ...
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File rename tool with list input and editing capabilities

I'm looking for a file rename utility not dissimilar to Ant. Ant has two features I need: Rename a set of files according to data in a text file/list Insert string at position X in those file ...
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Windows tool to recursively download website preserving Unicode filenames

Normally I use GNU wget to grab websites recursively. But I want to fetch some websites with lots of Unicode URLs for various languages and I'd like to keep the Unicode in the filenames. (Here's an ...
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Free/Open source solution to rename file by editing file names list as plain text (Like TotalCommander)?

What I Need I want to find a free/open source solution to replace the Editing names function of TotalCommander's Multi-rename Tool (under the file menu). What is this Editing names? Let me explain ...
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Scanner Software with OCR Filename

I am scanning several documents that are the same format with different names. I'm looking for a program that will scan these and output the file name via OCR from the name on the document. We had an ...
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Geany plugin to easily rename a file

Geany is a text editor with tabs:  Is there a plugin or trick that would enable me to rename files? For instance I would like to easily rename editor.c to viewer.c Without having to close/reopen ...
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A program to sort and rename photos (drag & drop)

I have a lot of pictures (2000) taken from different cameras and I want to order it and rename all of them preserving my order. I'm using windows 8. I know that I can select several pics, press F2 ...
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Program to set icon of files according to filename

I'm looking for a program that allows me to set the icon of lots of documents to the initials of their filename. For example, if a .doc file is called Sample Document, then the icon of the file ...
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ID3 tagging software with grammar-aware title casing algorithm

Almost every piece of ID3 tagging software includes "dumb" title casing functionality ("title of the song iii" becomes "Title Of The Song Iii" rather than "Title of the Song III"); to produce a ...