Bulk Rename Utility Alternatives for Linux

    Bulk Rename Utility is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is KRename, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Bulk Rename Utility and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Bulk Rename Utility are FileRenamer (Free), GPRename (Free, Open Source), Simplest File Renamer (Free, Open Source) and Smart File Renamer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 29, 2020

    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Massren is a command line tool that can be used to rename multiple files using your own text editor. Multiple-rename tools are usually difficult to use from the command line since any regular expression needs to be escaped, and each tool uses its own syntax and flavor of regex.
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    2. An easy and effective batch file rename tool Rename multiple files at once using a wide range of tools.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      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.

      Discontinued

      25/02/2014 Version 1.5.8

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    3. A free, cross-platform file and folder mass renamer. Easy to use and to learn. Features: read new names from text files; insert, replace and remove strings; numbering; case-change; real-time preview; interactive tutorial; order files in different ways.

      Discontinued

      Last update on 2011-05-23, v 2.0.

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    4. Simple Builtin Renamers is a batch renamer. It is a plugin of the Thunar file manager included by default.
    5. Purrr will let you rename multiple files according to specified template. Templates are really a miniature programming language, with variables and stuff.

      Discontinued

      The website is no longer available. Last version, 0.8~prerelease, can be still downloaded from Ubuntu Apps Directory.

    6. A portable file rename tool. File rename tool can rename, lowcase, upcase large numbers of files. It's a quick and powerful tool written in C with extended regular expression supporting for searching and substituting pattern strings in filenames.
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