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Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements – Instructions

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Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements: Overview

            You can rename photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements. An important part of organizing media files is giving the files names that easily let you find them when needed. You should rename files to give them a unique name that easily shows their content. The name should also follow your existing file naming structures.

            Many users rename photos to add descriptive data to the name of the photo file. This can include things like the place or date of the photo. You can also add more descriptive information using tags and keywords. However, the actual file name itself is also an invaluable organizational tool. The file name lets you easily find and organize your photos both in Photoshop Elements and within your operating system.

            To rename photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements, select the media file to rename within the Organizer window. Then select “File| Rename…” from the Menu Bar. Type the new name of the file into the “New Name” field within the “Rename” dialog box. Then click the “OK” button.

Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements - Instructions: A picture of a user renaming a photo in Photoshop Elements.

Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements – Instructions: A picture of a user renaming a photo in Photoshop Elements.

Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements: Instructions

  1. To rename photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements, select the media file to rename within the Organizer window.
  2. Then select “File| Rename…” from the Menu Bar.
  3. Type the new name of the file into the “New Name” field within the “Rename” dialog box.
  4. Then click the “OK” button.

Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements: Video Lesson

            The following video lesson, titled “Renaming Images,” shows you how to rename photos in the Organizer of Photoshop Elements. This video lesson is from our complete Photoshop Elements tutorial, titled “Mastering Photoshop Elements Made Easy v.2019.”

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