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Solved: Need help batch renaming video files in a specific format

Discussion in 'DOS/Other' started by Shiken, Dec 27, 2012.

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  1. Shiken

    Shiken Thread Starter

    Dec 27, 2012
    I am working on renaming files that come from digital camera video recordings. They output files in a generic incremental filename of which I do not need any information from. My folder structure is:
    The filename I am trying to achieve would be for this example:

    In this example, 01-02 is the first 4 numbers of the \01020304\ folder. 20121227 is the date the video was created, with 07h30m00s as the ending time of the video, which is usually reported by the "last modified time". finally the 03-04 is the second half of the folder name used previously.

    I'm a complete novice to writing batch files like this, but was unable to find any other examples similar enough to get myself started, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

    So far, I've found / put this together, but it currently only works for the folder manually set. need to figure out a loop of sorts to check all subfolders of \processing\.
    @echo off
    setlocal EnableExtensions EnableDelayedExpansion
    :: Setup
    rd /Q "%Temp%\Temp" & mkdir "%Temp%\Temp" 2>nul
    set "xPath=c:\processing\01010101\VIDEO"
    set "xFolder="
    :: Parse Folder Name
    for /f "tokens=3 delims=\" %%A in ("%xPath%") do set "xFolder=%%A"
    :: Loop through Videos
    pushd %xPath%
    for /f "tokens=1,2,3,4,*" %%A in ('dir *.avi /T:W /4') do if exist "%%~fE" (
        set "xDateWritten=%%~tE"
        set "xDateCreated=%%~A %%~B %%~C"
        set "xDateGMT=0000000000000000000"
        for /f "tokens=1,2" %%X in ('robocopy . "%Temp%\Temp" "%%~E" /TS /FP /NS /NC 
    /NP /NJH /NJS /NDL /L') do set "xDateGMT=%%X %%Y"
        echo %xFolder:~0,2%-%xFolder:~2,2%-!xDateCreated:~6,4!!xDateCreated:~0,2!!
    EDIT2: resolved at stack overflow. end result:
    @echo off
    setlocal EnableExtensions EnableDelayedExpansion
    :: Create Empty Folder
    rd /Q "%Temp%\Temp" 2>nul & mkdir "%Temp%\Temp"
    :: Loop through Folders
    pushd "xPath=c:\processing"
    for /d %%D in (*) do call :Process "%%~fD"
    goto End
    :Process <Parent>
    :: Folder Name
    set "xFolder=%~nx1"
    :: Set Sub Folder
    if not exist "%~1\VIDEO\" goto :eof
    pushd "%~1\VIDEO"
    :: Loop through Videos
    for /f "delims=" %%A in ('dir *.avi /b') do if exist "%%~fA" (
        set "xDateWritten=%%~tA"
        set "xDateGMT=0000/00/00 00:00:00"
        for /f "tokens=1,2" %%X in ('robocopy . "%Temp%\Temp" "%%~nxA" /TS /FP /NS /NC 
    /NP /NJH /NJS /NDL /L') do set "xDateGMT=%%X %%Y"
        rem Format = FF-FF-YYYYMMDD-HHh-MMm-SSs-FF-FF.ext
        echo %xFolder:~0,2%-%xFolder:~2,2%-!xDateWritten:~6,4!!xDateWritten:~0,2!!
    goto :eof
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