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994.Batch file rename -- How to rename mp3 files by exchanging artist and name part?

User: Martin Eriksen -- 2012-08-20          << 993  995 >>
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Type: Batch file rename   
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Description:
I have a bunch of songs I need to the change the filenames of. The filenames
consist of random number + artist name and then song name. I have like 660 songs.

I give two songs as an example, but they rename syntax must be the same for ALL
songs. Basically I want the numbers gone, and then switch what's on the sides of
the hyphen.
Input Sample:
1. Deep Purple - Smoke on the Water
2. Metallica - Enter Sandman
Output Sample:
Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple
Enter Sandman - Metallica
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu
2. drag multiple mp3 files from "windows file browser" to "Batch runner" window.
3. check option of "set output filename", and change the following entry to:

or

4. check the file name preview at "output file" column, make sure they are correct, and click "File Rename" button, done.

Screenshot 1:  Batch_Runner_Window


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