Batch Script - Renaming Files


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For renaming files, Batch Script provides the REN or RENAME command.

Syntax

RENAME [drive:][path][directoryname1 | filename1] [directoryname2 | filename2]

Let’s take a look at some examples of renaming files.

Examples

rename *.txt *.bak

The above command will rename all text files to files with .bak extension.

rename "TESTA.txt" "TESTB.txt"

The above command will rename the file TESTA.txt to TESTB.txt.

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