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Organization
Organize what should be transferred, and how.
Manage which files and folders are to be copied, and how filenames and folder structures are created on the destinations, in Hedge's Organize preference pane:

Selective Copying

If your sources tend to contain files that are not of use to you, filter them by specifying their file extensions. If you want to be really strict, for example when importing a Sony card when you might not want anything but the media files copied, you can do the opposite: ignore all files, except the ones defined, by switching fromDo not copy files to Copy only files . Use the latter option with caution, as it's easy to forget you have this setting applied. Pro tip: only use it as part of a Preset.

Bundles

Don't want to transfer certain bundles like apps, or those empty AVCHD bundles Sony cameras create on every card? For your safety, you need to specify the size as well; by using this feature only for small files, you'll be sure that a bundle does get copied if it inadvertently does contain useful data.

Folders

Some camera cards create a default folder structure that might not be useful to you as it may contain empty folders. To ignore those empty folders when copying, use When empty. If you want to ignore all folders, and only copy files, use Flatten folders.

Auto Label

Auto Label allows you to automatically label a source with a specified format. Each disk automatically gets a Label when set as a Source, whether it's done manually or automatically through the Auto Source setting. Read more on how to use Labels here.

Renaming

For each transfer, Hedge uses the Rename Format to create a new file name. You can set the Rename Format in Preferences/Organize (macOS) or Settings/Organize (Windows).
Click on the pencil icon at the end of the input field to see all the rename elements. You can type or drag elements to create a Rename Format.
Element
Description
Example
{Filename}
The name of the file.
File001.jpg
{Source Name}
The Source Label, or Volume Name if no Label is set.
UNTITLED
{Counter}
A source counter. Automatically raised with 1. You can set the counter in the Organize preference pane and add additional leading zeros if needed.
002
{File Counter}
A file counter with 5 leading zeros. Automatically raised with 1.
000001
{Transfer YYYY}, {Transfer YY}
Transfer start year
2021, 21
{Transfer MM}
Transfer start month
03
{Transfer DD}
Transfer start day
23
{Transfer hh}
Transfer start hour, in 24-hour format
14
{Transfer mm}
Transfer start minutes
01
{Transfer ss}
Transfer start seconds
56
{File YYYY}, {File YY}
File Creation year
2021, 21
{File MM}
File Creation month
03
{File DD}
File Creation day
23
{File hh}
File Creation hour, in 24-hour format
14
{File mm}
File Creation minutes
01
{File ss}
File Creation seconds
56

Folder Creation

For each transfer, Hedge uses the Folder Format to create a folder structure on the destination. You can set the Folder Format in Preferences/Organize (macOS) or Settings/Organize (Windows).
Click on the pencil icon at the end of the input field to see all the rename elements. You can type or drag elements to create a Rename Format.
Element
Description
Example
{Source Name}
The Source Label, or Volume Name if no Label is set.
UNTITLED
{Counter}
A source counter. Automatically raised with 1. You can set the counter in the Organize preference pane and add additional leading zeros if needed.
002
{Transfer YYYY}, {Transfer YY}
Transfer start year
2021, 21
{Transfer MM}
Transfer start month
03
{Transfer DD}
Transfer start day
23
{Transfer hh}
Transfer start hour, in 24-hour format
14
{Transfer mm}
Transfer start minutes
01
{Transfer ss}
Transfer start seconds
56

Sort into folders

The elements below can be used to sort files into folder:
Element
Description
Example
{File YYYY}, {File YY}
File Creation year
2021, 21
{File MM}
File Creation month
03
{File DD}
File Creation day
23
{File hh}
File Creation hour, in 24-hour format
14
{File mm}
File Creation minutes
01
{File ss}
File Creation seconds
56
{File Extension}
The extension of a file
mov

Presets

Organization settings can be saved as a preset and be used when starting a transfer.
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