Batch Renamers

KRename – powerful batch file renamer for the KDE desktop

KRename is a very powerful batch file renamer which can rename a list of files based on a set of expressions.

It can copy/move the files to another directory or simply rename the input files. KRename supports many conversion operations.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Rename large numbers of files.
  • Rename files, by simply adding a sequence of numbers or changing case.
  • Preview.
  • Undo support.
  • Plugins that provide the following functionality:
    • Transliteration – transcribes a filename into English.
    • TagLib (MP3/Ogg) – supports reading tags for MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MPD, Speex WavPack, and TrueAudio files.
    • Subfolder-sort – sorts files into numbered subfolders after renaming.
    • SeriesNumber – extract information from the filename of a TV series.
    • PoDoFo (PDF) – supports reading tags from PDF files.
    • Permissions – change access permissions (owner, group, and others) and ownership of files (user and group).
    • JavaScript – declare global variables that can be used from within your functions.
    • Increase Counter – adds a given offset to numbers in filenames.
    • Font (FreeType2) – supports reading tags from font files.
    • Exiv2 (JPEG/TIFF Exif) – supports reading tags from JPEG and TIFF files.
    • Date and System Functions – contains tokens to get the creation, modification, and last access time of files and the current system time and date.
    • Date and Time – change access date and time, change notification date and time.

Support: Git Repository
Developer: Heiko Becker (original developer: Dominik Seichter)
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


KRename is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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