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Open Source Ant Renamer Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Ant Renamer is Simplest File Renamer. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ant Renamer and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Ant Renamer are KRename, F2, GPRename and EXIF ReName.

Ant Renamer alternatives are mainly File Renamers but may also be Exif Renamers or Mp3 Tag Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ant Renamer.
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Ant Renamer is a free (really free, i.e. the source code is available) program that makes easier the renaming of lots of...

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  1. Simplest File Renamer icon

    Simplest File Renamer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    60 alternatives to Simplest File Renamer 

    Rename your files directly or with your favorite text editor, making use of all your 1337 keyboard shortcuts.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesSimplest File Renamer supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
      Simple to use interface - that's all there is.
      Simple to use interface - that's all there is.
    • KRename icon

      KRename

      • Linux
      62 alternatives to KRename 

      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.

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      1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKRename can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      2.  Batch Rename FilesKRename supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
      3.  MP3 / ID3 RenamingKRename allows you to batch rename MP3 files through the use of ID3 metadata.
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    • F2 icon

      F2

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      67 alternatives to F2 
      • F2 helps you organise your filesystem through batch renaming so that your files and directories can have a consistent naming scheme.
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      1.  Command line interfaceF2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
      2.  Batch Rename FilesF2 supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
      3.  Import CSV DataF2 can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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    • GPRename icon

      GPRename

      53 alternatives to GPRename 

      GPRename is a complete batch renamer for files and directories and is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence version 3.

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      1.  Batch Rename FilesGPRename supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
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      • EXIF ReName icon

        EXIF ReName

        • Windows
        • Linux
        66 alternatives to EXIF ReName 

        EXIF ReName is a program to name the pictures after the date and time the picture was taken.

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      • Siren icon

        Siren

        • Windows
        27 alternatives to Siren 

        The differential of this program is that it can extract information from audio (tags), images (EXIF and IPTC info), video, and many other file types, and use this information when renaming the files.

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        1.  Batch Rename FilesSiren supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
        2.  Support for scriptingSiren supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
        3.  PortableSiren can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
          Discontinued

          Latest version v3.14 dated back to 2013/12/27

          Renaming JPG files with the date and time from the EXIF information. Note all the other EXIF information that can be used as well.
        • vRenamer icon

          vRenamer

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Mac
          • Windows
          • Linux
          53 alternatives to vRenamer 

          vRenamer is an easy to use mass renamer with a lot of options. It's able to insert, remove, and replace strings, extract audio and images metadata, write audio metadata, change length, numbrering, undo/redo, and much more. Tested in Win and Linux.

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          1.  Batch Rename FilesvRenamer supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
            Discontinued

            25/02/2014 Version 1.5.8

            Quick and easy
            Just drag and drop
          • pyRenamer icon

            pyRenamer

            56 alternatives to pyRenamer 

            pyRenamer is a batch renamer for GTK desktops. With pyRenamer you can change the name of several files at the same time easily.

            • You can use patterns to rename files.
            • You can use search & replace to rename files.
            • You can use common substitutions.
            • You can manually ren.
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            1.  Batch Rename FilespyRenamer supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
            Discontinued

            Last version dated in 2008

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            Métamorphose

            • Windows
            • Linux
            • BSD
            • Solaris
            • OpenSolaris
            57 alternatives to Métamorphose 

            Métamorphose is a batch renamer, a program to rename large sets of files and folders quickly and easily.

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            1.  Batch Rename FilesMétamorphose supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
              Discontinued

              The last update was on April 24th, 2011.

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            • Thunar Bulk Renamer icon

              Thunar Bulk Renamer

              • Linux
              • Xfce
              17 alternatives to Thunar Bulk Renamer 

              Thunar Bulk Renamer included in the default installation of the XFCE Desktop Environment as part of the Thunar file manager and available as a stand-alone installation in others. It saves the configuration between sessions, and has a very simple to use GUI interface.

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