Hi all - first post here. I had no idea where to put this, so I figured I'd start here. If this should be elsewhere, an mod should feel free to move it.

Looking for a way to batch rename files in a folder, where only a specified set of characters get changed. I can't do this through Windows (select all files > rename) b/c some of the characters get changed whereas I do not want them to, and all files are appended with (1) (2) etc., which I do not want either.

For ex., let's say I have three files:


- and I want to wind up with


Is there a tool or an app that will do this?

Thanks in advance.