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= Introduction to ReNamer =
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[[ReNamer]] is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool with the following features:
 
  
* The ''workflow'' toolbar makes renaming easy.
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[[Image:ReNamer Main Outline.png]]
* ReNamer can rename files belonging to different folders (or even different computers) at a time.
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* Extensive set of rules for renaming  
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[[ReNamer]] is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool with the following features:
* You can stack multiple rules in any sequence and apply in that order.
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* Full preview (affected file names can be highlighted)  
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*The ''workflow'' toolbar makes renaming easy.  
* Facility to try out the stack of rules on user-defined text (this allows safe experimentation, without risking real files).
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*ReNamer can rename files belonging to different folders (or even different computers) at a time.<br>You can also [[ReNamer:Filter settings|filter the contents]] of the folders before renaming.
* ReNamer can automatically handle name-conflicts arising from the renaming
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*ReNamer offers extensive set of [[ReNamer:Using the Rules|rules]] for renaming. Each rule has controllable parameters.
* You can save the stack of rules and re-use it later
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*ReNamer can stack multiple rules in any sequence and apply in that order.  
* ReNamer can rename folders also
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*ReNamer provides full [[ReNamer:Previewing files|preview]] (the affected file names can be highlighted).
* Can rename neighborhood files also
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*ReNamer allows you to try out the stack of rules on user-defined text <br>(this allows safe experimentation, without risking real files).  
* Can use RegEx (Regular Expressions) for the renaming,
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*ReNamer can automatically handle name-conflicts arising from the renaming.
* Supports Unicode filenames (e.g., Asian scripts, Cyrillic , French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, etc.)
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*You can save the stack of rules as a "[[ReNamer:Using presets|preset]]" and re-use it later ''with a keyboard shortcut''.
* Allows scripting (Pascal Script) to create complex renaming logic (Many scripts are available at the Users' Forum)
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*ReNamer can [[ReNamer:Renaming folders|rename folders]].
* Can extract a large variety of meta tags (e.g. ID3v1, ID3v2, EXIF, OLE, AVI, MD5, SHA1, CRC32, etc.) from files and use them for the renaming
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*ReNamer can [[ReNamer:Renaming to another folder|move files to other folders]].
* Can export/import the renaming-related information
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*ReNamer can rename Windows network (neighbourhood) files also.
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*ReNamer can use [[ReNamer:Rules:RegEx|RegEx]] ([[ReNamer:Regular Expressions|Regular Expressions]]) for the renaming.
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*ReNamer supports Unicode filenames (e.g. Asian scripts, Cyrillic, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, etc).  
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*ReNamer allows scripting ([[ReNamer:Pascal Script|Pascal Script]]) to create complex renaming logic.<br>(many scripts are available on the [http://www.den4b.com/forum/ Forum]).
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*ReNamer can extract a large variety of meta tags from files and use them for the renaming.<br>(e.g. [http://www.id3.org/ID3v1 ID3v1], [http://www.id3.org/ ID3v2], [http://exif.org EXIF], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_Linking_and_Embedding OLE], [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms779636.aspx AVI], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MD5 MD5], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha1 SHA1], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crc32 CRC32], etc)  
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*ReNamer can export/import the renaming-related information.
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*ReNamer can take automatic actions based on outcome of renaming operation<br>(e.g. clear off all successfully renamed files from the pane, but retain the problematic files)
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*ReNamer can be run in [[ReNamer:Command Line|command line mode]], with lots of parameters. <br>This allows you to select your files in explorer (or any other application) and do ''one-touch renaming''.
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[[Category:ReNamer]]

Latest revision as of 10:06, 21 September 2010

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ReNamer Main Outline.png

ReNamer is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool with the following features:

  • The workflow toolbar makes renaming easy.
  • ReNamer can rename files belonging to different folders (or even different computers) at a time.
    You can also filter the contents of the folders before renaming.
  • ReNamer offers extensive set of rules for renaming. Each rule has controllable parameters.
  • ReNamer can stack multiple rules in any sequence and apply in that order.
  • ReNamer provides full preview (the affected file names can be highlighted).
  • ReNamer allows you to try out the stack of rules on user-defined text
    (this allows safe experimentation, without risking real files).
  • ReNamer can automatically handle name-conflicts arising from the renaming.
  • You can save the stack of rules as a "preset" and re-use it later with a keyboard shortcut.
  • ReNamer can rename folders.
  • ReNamer can move files to other folders.
  • ReNamer can rename Windows network (neighbourhood) files also.
  • ReNamer can use RegEx (Regular Expressions) for the renaming.
  • ReNamer supports Unicode filenames (e.g. Asian scripts, Cyrillic, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, etc).
  • ReNamer allows scripting (Pascal Script) to create complex renaming logic.
    (many scripts are available on the Forum).
  • ReNamer can extract a large variety of meta tags from files and use them for the renaming.
    (e.g. ID3v1, ID3v2, EXIF, OLE, AVI, MD5, SHA1, CRC32, etc)
  • ReNamer can export/import the renaming-related information.
  • ReNamer can take automatic actions based on outcome of renaming operation
    (e.g. clear off all successfully renamed files from the pane, but retain the problematic files)
  • ReNamer can be run in command line mode, with lots of parameters.
    This allows you to select your files in explorer (or any other application) and do one-touch renaming.