What is KRename ?

KRename is a powerful batch renamer for KDE. It allows you to easily rename hundreds or even more files in one go. The filenames can be created by parts of the original filename, numbering the files or accessing hundreds of informations about the file, like creation date or Exif informations of an image.

  • the last stable release is: 4.0.9
  • the last development release is: none
  • the last documentation release is: 3.0.12

General Features:

  • renaming of single files
  • renaming of complete directories
  • recursive directory scanning with Wildcards (e.g. *.mp3)
  • renaming of directory names
  • renaming of huge numbers of files (more than 10.000)
  • renaming of filename and extension
  • expandable by the use of a open plugin architecture
  • Konqueror integration
  • Krusader integration
  • International: English, German, Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, Chinese
  • Preview for all image formats supported by KDE and some other file formats
  • Two easy to use GUI modes (tabbed and wizard like)

possible actions:

  • rename files
  • copy files
  • move files
  • Undo Renaming (via BASH Script)
  • create shortcuts
  • overwrite files

Rename Features:

  • change order of files
  • sort files in directories
  • search and replace parts of filename (multiple)
  • search and replace using regular expressions
  • manual modifying of the resulting filename
  • change filesname or extension in:
  • lower case (e.g. krename.png)
  • caps (e.g. KRENAME.PNG)
  • first character in word to caps (e.g. Krename.png)
  • numbering of files (start,steps,skips definable)
  • add the current Date and time to a filename
  • using substrings of the old filename
  • create subdirectories while renaming

KDE Plugins

  • MP3-Info
  • XBM-Info
  • DEB Stats
  • AU-Info
  • PDF-Info
  • RPM Stats
  • Truevision Targa Info
  • JPEG-EXIF-Info
  • Catalogue-Information
  • Font-Information
  • BMP-Info
  • WAV-Info
  • PostScript-Info
  • vCard-Info
  • C++-Header-Info
  • E-Mail Info
  • Diff-Statistics
  • C++-Info
  • AVI-Info
  • TIFF Dateien Metainformation
  • Berechtigungen
  • PNG-Info
  • ICO-Info
  • OGG-Info
  • ... and a lot more plugins