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Rename Master

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Latest version:
3.0.3 09/11/12
Last month's downloads:
1.8 MB

Rename Master is fully compatible with:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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  • English


Quick, quality bulk file renamer

Niamh Lynch

Recent changes

  • New:(Renaming Script)
  • - drag-and-drop reordering
  • - new 'Split and Move' renaming step, designed for similarly named file groups
  • - [Skip/Execute] step updated with new options
  • - [Skip/Execute] step now indents affected steps
  • - [Remove Expression] new option added to this step
  • - steps now show line numbers
  • - button add for clearing only disabled steps or all steps
  • - updated the 'Insert' popup menu
  • - highlighted variables can now be clicked on and manually edited

  • New(Configuration>Renaming Script)
  • - option to disable the Format Highlighted popup
  • - option to show/hide the Up and Down buttons on steps

  • New:(Path) Breadcrumb style path control
  • - UNC shares supported
  • - recent history

  • New: Completely reworked of the Insert Variable window
  • - interface simplified
  • - example formats added to date formatting options
  • - created a new variable for the current filename without the extension
  • - date correction options added in the formatting options
  • - button added for disabling variables not found in the selected JPEG file
  • - target edit control visually changed while window is open

  • New:(Filelist)
  • - added a right-click popup menu to the filelist
  • - updated the columns right-click menu

  • New:(Case & Wildcards) option for additional word separator characters

  • New:(File Tags window)
  • - opens using the filelist right-click menu
  • - preliminary XMP tag support for JPEGs added
  • - right-click menu copy tag names and values

  • New:(Excluded Files)
  • - excluded files automatically unchecked when the file list is refreshed
  • - files unchecked instead of hidden

  • New:(Textfile Tab)
  • - Added a Textfile Wizard window for importing data from a text file
  • - Added Matching settings for the Textfile tab

  • New:(File Menu)
  • - (View>Column Sizes) Improved the Fit Screen option to remain proportional
  • - option to generate a batch file
  • - (View>Toolbar) control replaced

  • New:(Folder Tools) updated the popup menu

  • Fix:(Renaming Script)
  • - reworded Add Counter step
  • - file selections preserved if loaded script does not contain Path and Filter settings
  • - problem when loading a script with no steps
  • - scrollwheel issues
  • Fix:(Add to Beginning/Ending) 'only on a name collision' option
  • - file with no extension not processed correctly
  • - certain meta-variables not process correctly, like Date Modified

  • Fix:(Filelist)
  • - Explorer context menu not showing "Open With" or "Share" submenu items
  • - "New Column" menu item not always executed
  • - column size sometimes too small to show header text
  • - tooltip not always removed after a manual edit
  • - minor fixes to the Folder Browser pane
  • - multiselect issues for right-click and lasso selected

  • Fix:(Check/Uncheck by wildcards) - Escape key will now close window
  • Fix:(Remove Expression) made text case insensitive
  • Fix:(Split and Remove) issue with full name matching
  • Fix: main window buttons changed for Large Font compatibility
  • Fix: "Send To" option not checking files
  • Multile naming options
  • Very flexible
  • Save renaming scripts for future use
  • Portable
  • Looks complicated at first glance
  • Not very polished
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Rename Master is a FREE utility for renaming large groups of files with a few clicks. Anyone that has worked with websites, file archives, or collections of music, videos, or pictures has probably spent way too much time renaming hundreds of files. This utility will add, remove, or replace parts of the filename with ease and also supports renaming via file properties, MP3 tags, JPEG JFIF and EXIF tags. Batch renaming that's simple to use, yet still very powerful.


  • Intelligent number sorting
  • JPEG/MP3 tag support and many more Meta-Variables
  • Auto-Preview support
  • "Scripts" to save commonly used renaming options
  • [*] and [?] command prompt style wildcards for replacing and remove options
  • "Undo" button so a renaming operation can be rolled back
  • Floating thumbnail window for viewing pictures and optional thumbnail file list view
  • Optional Explorer integration for right-clicking on folders or using "Send To"

"No nonsense, easy to use, software that gets the job done."

This software is very straightforward and easy to use. There are no unnecessary cosmetic bells and whistles. If you are looking for fancy colorful icons and pictures, this is not the software for you. The menu on the left clearly delineates the renaming options. The directory menu at the top takes a little getting used to at first, but once you understand how to navigate, it is very simple and quite powerful.

  • No distracting icons and pictures.
  • Intuitive menu for chossing options.
  • Menu at top needs to open at the last used directory rather than forcing user to scroll down to it.

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