Monday, March 16, 2015

Renaming files in Windows

Sometimes the small things are the most helpful. I needed to rename a couple dozen jpg files to "...small.jpg". Through the joys of Internet searching, I pretty quickly came to a solution from using Windows PowerShell. So with a quick:

PS > dir | Rename-Item -NewName {$ -replace ".jpg","Small.jpg"}

FirstPicture.jpg became FirstPictureSmall.jpg. I hadn't installed The Gimp yet on this laptop, but I found through a YouTube video ( that you can use Right Click > Send To > Mail Recipient, and Outlook (assuming it's installed) will offer to change the size for you.

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