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Panda Batch File Renamer - v2.3

Software to help you easily rename multiple files.
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Version History

Future Developments
  • Allow removal/addition of files to be undone.
  • Show total files shown/selected.
  • Auto renaming of duplicate files.

Version 2.3
  • 'Close after adding files' option now defaults to 'True'
  • Made file handling tasks take up less processor power.
  • Greatly improved German translation.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed bug which occurred when removing files from the main list.

Version 2.2
  • Setting the 'Increase by' value to '0' when inserting a number will cause a random number to be inserted.
  • Appropriate 32bit or 64bit compiled versions are automatically installed.
  • .NET v4 is now added as part of the installer.

Version 2.1
  • Improved flag graphics
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed bug with the "Install to a memory stick..." executable which caused it to fail to start.

Version 2.0

  • Installer now prompts users to shut down Panda Batch File Renamer (if it is running) before continuing the installation.
  • 'Renaming Options' lists will now be saved in the 'All Users/Shared Documents' folder.
  • It will be much simpler to use Panda Batch File Renamer from a memory stick.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed bug which occurs when you try to rename only files that don't need renaming.

Version 1.9

  • The version history can now be displayed during installation.
  • The licence file is now saved in the Panda Batch File Renamer folder.
  • More languages have been added to the installer.
  • An Animal Software home-page link has been added to the Start Menu.

  • Massively reduced the size of the executable (by optimising the application's images).
    Down from 4MB to 1MB.

Version 1.8

  • Added an installer for the executable.

  • The 'Licence' screen has been removed as it is now part of the installer.
  • The 'Help' screen has been replaced with a link to the Animal Software forum.

Bug fixes:
  • Corrected a few translations.
  • Changed the links (on the 'About' screen, etc.) to point to the new .php web-pages.
    Old links will be automatically redirected.

Version 1.7

  • Changed screen backgrounds to have a gradiated colour.
  • Added language support for:
    Czech, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Hungarian, Russian, Polish, Portugues, Romanian and Swedish.

Version 1.6

  • Increased the types of music file tags that can be read.
  • Added tool-tips to the 'Select File' screen.

  • Moved thumbnail and icon extraction into a separate processor thread to prevent 'jerky' file name display.
  • Increased the speed of recursive file listing.

Bug fixes:
  • Removed flickering when resizing.
  • Fixed minor bug with 'PhotoTaken' column (empty values were being displayed as '00-00-0000').

Version 1.5

  • Added columns: 'Photo taken', 'Photo orientation' and 'Photo subject'.

  • Some small changes to the interface to slightly increase useability.
  • Improved the extraction of file icons.
  • Improved the handling of tiny image files.

Bug fixes:
  • Fixed a memory leak that caused a crash after a certain time.
  • Fixed a bug that selected rows incorrectly after renaming.
  • Row height slightly increased to correctly display large fonts.
  • Icons in folder treeview now increase in size to match font.
  • Fixed incorrect tooltips on Undo screen.

Version 1.4

Details regarding versions 1.4 and earlier are lost in the mists of time.

Support Forum

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