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Rename from explorer Alternatives

Rename from explorer is described as 'Run Renamer.exe to add a shortcut to the SendTo menu. Then select a set of files to be renamed in Windows Explorer, right click, select SendTo menu, and select Renamer to rename all these files' and is a File Renamer in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Rename from explorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Bulk Rename Utility. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try ReNamer or Ant Renamer. Other great apps like Rename from explorer are Advanced Renamer, Simplest File Renamer, KRename and FileRenamer.

Rename from explorer alternatives are mainly File Renamers but may also be Exif Renamers or MP3 / ID3 Renamers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Rename from explorer.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Run Renamer.exe to add a shortcut to the SendTo menu. Then select a set of files to be renamed in Windows Explorer, right...

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  1. Bulk Rename Utility icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableBulk Rename Utility can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The main screen of the application.
  2. ReNamer icon

    ReNamer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableReNamer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableAdvanced Renamer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Basic layout
  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableAnt Renamer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Files list, classic style
  5. Simplest File Renamer icon

    Simplest File Renamer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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    Simple to use interface - that's all there is.


  6. KRename icon

    KRename

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKRename can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Files page
  7. FileRenamer icon

    FileRenamer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Renaming files or folders can be very cumbersome, especially if you want to rename a high number of files. But it is not necessary to click on every single file individually, make some changes just to take the same procedure at the next file!.

    ⚫︎ PortableFileRenamer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. NameChanger icon

    NameChanger

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    NameChanger is designed for the sole purpose of renaming a list of files.

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    • F2 helps you organise your filesystem through batch renaming so that your files and directories can have a consistent naming scheme.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceF2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataF2 can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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  9. Rename Expert icon

    Rename Expert

    • Windows

    With Rename Expert you can quickly and easily rename files and folders. The program offers a variety of useful features to create meaningful names. For instance, you can automatically rename files using metadata (e.g.

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