Bulk Processing Tools

These tools or programs are able to conduct processes in batch form - multiple files at a time - to fulfill a variety of purposes.

Clean Up Tools

  • Remove Empty Directories

    A Windows based program that identifies and is able to delete empty directories within a chosen location. (Windows only)

File Transfer / Copy

  • Data Accessioner

    Transfer files from one media to another and capture descriptive and technical metadata in the process. MD5 checksums are used to verify the transfer. Most useful when files are part of an accession. (Multiple operating systems)

  • TeraCopy V2.3 and V3.2.6

    A Windows based program that can copy or move files from one location to another without changing the created date or modified dates of the file. CRC checks can also be done to verify that the files are the same after copying. (Windows only)

Renaming Tools

  • Bulk Rename Utility

    A Windows based program for renaming files in bulk. File names can be appended, prepended, or changed - specific settings allow users to choose how this happens. (Windows only)

  • Name Changer

    Program allows for bulk renaming of files by appending, prepending, or changing file names. (Mac only)

  • ReNamer

    Program allows for bulk renaming of files by appending, prepending, or changing file names based on a set of rules. (Windows only)


Quality Control

  • Metadata Quality Control

    Compare metadata fields to verify technical and administrative specifications of files. Tool is useful for performing quality control tasks especially on the batch level. (Multiple operating systems)


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