A tip for D800 Movie Editors that use Premiere CS5.5

Started May 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
MasterOfGoingFaster
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Batch rename? Easy.
In reply to Bill Hollinger, May 26, 2012

Bill Hollinger wrote:

Changing a large number of clips from MOV to MPG sounds a bit laborious, but hopefully it works.

Windows users can open a command window, and type:
ren .mov .mpg

(there is an asterisk to the left of each period, but DPReview doesn't show it. The asterisk is a "wild card" character that will cause the command to match any name.)

That will REName all the files in one shot. You can also do this in a batch file upon import, and there are plenty of third-party apps for batch renaming for both Windows and Mac.

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