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File Renamer Apps

We’ve all been there: A downloads or documents folder filled with important documents named with no rhyme or reason. Luckily, these apps are all about managing file and folder names, with many allowing you to rename files and folders in bulk! This should allow you to finally bring some order to your chaotic folders filled with important documents (or cat pictures; we won’t judge).

  1. Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable.
  2. Bulk Rename Utility is a free file renaming software for Windows. Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria.
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  3. FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager. The program helps you with daily work in Windows. Here you can find all the necessary functions to manage your data stock.
  4. File Explorer (Windows 10), previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards. It is sometimes referred to as the Windows shell, explorer.
  5. 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.
  6. Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options.
  7. Ant Renamer is a free (really free, i.e. the source code is available) program that makes easier the renaming of lots of files and folders by using specified settings. It supports Unicode names.
  8. Batch rename files and folders in a snap. Perfect for any kind of file renaming including music and photo files. Preview your files before renaming and undo erroneous renaming jobs.
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  9. FileBot is the ultimate tool for organizing and renaming your movies, tv shows or anime, and music well as downloading subtitles and artwork. It's smart and just works.
  10. ranger is a file manager with VI key bindings. It provides a minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view on the directory hierarchy. The secondary task of ranger is to psychically guess which program you want to use for opening particular files.
  11. Easy to use application to assist you in Renaming your TV Show files based in TheTVDB.com data. The new TheTVDB API v2 has been implemented in this new version. Dark Theme is supported for macOS and Linux. macOS application is 64 bit and signed.
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  12. NameChanger is designed for the sole purpose of renaming a list of files.
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  13. Meta is a powerful yet easy to use music tag editor for Mac. Batch edit audio metadata, rename files, replace characters, embed artworks, create playlists and more….
  14. 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.