ReNamer

One of the most comprehensive bulk file renamers around

ReNamer is a small, simple looking batch file renamer that is considerably more powerful than it looks. View full description

PROS

  • Excelent renaming options
  • Very easy to use
  • Preview feature
  • Good getting started guide

CONS

  • Too many options for casual users

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ReNamer is a small, simple looking batch file renamer that is considerably more powerful than it looks.

First things first. Although ReNamer is easy enough to use, its wealth of renaming options is considerable and definitely aimed at the more advanced user. The ReNamer interface, however, is simple to navigate - the top section is where you define your renaming rules, and below is where you add the files and preview the results.

The number of renaming options available with ReNamer is truly impressive. From simple prefixes and extension changes to stripping content out of brackets and programming your own renaming rules, it can do pretty much anything you throw at it. It also goes without saying that ReNamer easily handles batch renaming.

What's more, ReNamer is Unicode capable, can rename folders as well as files, and supports a selection of meta-tags. There's a good help document which contains a getting started guide, it integrates into Windows' context menus and last, but not least, has full configuration options.

Quite simply, ReNamer is one of the best advanced-use batch renamers we've ever seen.

Changes

  • Added ability to save Filter Settings together with a Preset;
  • Added split panel in status bar to display current preset and modification sign;
  • Added dialog for creating links to all presets, with load and rename options;
  • Integrated dEXIF libraries to parse EXIF tags (works on problematic JPEG files);
  • All EXIFtags should work on TIFF files too, alternatively to TIFFtags;
  • Added 5 IPTC tags: ObjectName, Caption, Headline, Location, City;
  • Fixed problem with setting the files date on Windows 9x platforms (v5.10 bug);
  • Fixed access violation when importing file paths and new names (v5.xx bug);
  • Fixed bug which stopped the largest binary signature from being detected;
  • Updated binary signature detection to support Unicode filenames;
  • Added IntToHex, HexToInt and HexToIntDef functions to PascalScript;
  • Added Base64Encode and Base64Decode functions to PascalScript;
  • Added a script to encrypt filenames using XOR-BASE64 algorithm;
  • Option to highlight changed names is now case sensitive;
  • Added "fix conflicting new names" option to the Options menu;
  • Added shortcuts to buttons in PascalScript rule;
  • Added "none of the above" option to Case rule;
  • Fixed few spelling mistakes;

Powerful and flexible file and folder renamer, with a variety of options and easy-to-use interface.

ReNamer is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool, which offers all the standard renaming procedures, including prefixes, suffixes, replacements, case changes, as well as removing contents of brackets, adding number sequences, changing file extensions, etc. For advanced users, there is a PascalScript rule, which let users program their very own renaming rule.

Program allows you to combine multiple renaming actions as a rule set, applying each action in a logical sequence, which can be saved, loaded, and managed within the program. In addition, it has an ability to rename folders, process regular expressions, Unicode capable, and supports variety of meta tags, such as: ID3v1, ID3v2, EXIF, OLE, AVI, MD5, CRC32, and SHA1.

* Sophisticated set of rules which let you do almost anything with the filenames.

* It even has an ability to program a custom renaming rule using PascalScript.

* Supports more than 80 meta tags, e.g. ID3v1, ID3v2, EXIF, OLE, AVI, MD5, CRC32, SHA1, etc.

* Easy-to-use interface with a live preview of new names.

* Ability to create presets of rules and command line renaming mode.

* Supports network paths and Unicode filenames.

Any type of user who is looking for an easy and flexible way to rename files or folders.

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— User reviews — about ReNamer

  • craigleeus

    by craigleeus

    "Super file renamer, but Windows 10 introduced some issues."

    Works great; however in Windows 10, the last settings and desktop position are no longer remembered. Even if I remove a... More.

    reviewed on September 8, 2015

  • "This program works great at finding and replacing file names!"

    This program works great at finding and replacing file names!. More.

    reviewed on August 17, 2015

  • raul.maier.9

    by raul.maier.9

    "AWESOME"

    IT'S THE BEST, it satisfied all my desires. It has absolutly AWESOME options. THANKS for this GREAT, FREE and USEFUL ReN... More.

    reviewed on July 23, 2013

  • AliGW

    by AliGW

    "Awesome Little App!!!"

    I was looking for something to use to rename image and .pdf files for use on websites so that their names would be websa... More.

    reviewed on August 12, 2012

  • Chromite

    by Chromite

    "feature laden, portable, pure POWER"

    best renaming app I've every used. no installation required unless you really really really want to use an installation... More.

    reviewed on November 26, 2008

  • tronk

    by tronk

    "110% !!"

    softonic: the GeoIPlocation "features" of this site are perverse! Hello? privacy? renamer: pure power with explorer... More.

    reviewed on September 30, 2007