Batch file renaming using EXIF data

I would love to see the “Rename Selected Images” feature be extended to also make use of EXIF data. E.g. renaming files using the format YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS would ensure files can be sorted in the file system according to data/time taken.

Addendum: Make format editable and allow to add milliseconds too.

@Conil, don’t forget to vote for your proposal.

:grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes: Thanks for reminding me to vote for my own proposal and agreed regarding your addendum.

I could not see this information (milliseconds) available in the exif data during my test yesterday with Exiftool.
Did I miss it ?

Most cameras don’t seem to record milliseconds, but some seem to include them. Better prepare for these values to come up in future metadata.

I see provisions for displaying milliseconds in current versions of Lightroom Classic and Graphic Converter.

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Thanks for the feedback.
And yes better be prepared. Times are changing… fast :joy:

Up to now I use CANON DPP to rename my files [YYYY-MM-DD-hh-mm-ss_original_name] before putting them in their final directory. And I use XnView whenever I need to change the date of capture when I have forgotten to set the right local time when I travel away.
If both could be done in DPL, it would be simpler.