Bulk Rename Utility has evolved through a series of user-requests, one-off requirements, and general enhancements.
Some of the features provided by Bulk Rename Utility include:
Rename files, folders or both
Remove, add or change text in the file names
Perform text substitution
Change the case of file names
Remove characters or words
Remove digits or symbols
Append or prepend text to file names
Append dates in many formats
Append the parent folder's name
Auto-number files with flexible rules
Automatically preview the new names
Sort the file details by any column
Group configurations into "favorites"
"Bulk Rename Here" Windows Explorer extension
Directory recursion - process sub-directories too!
Regular Expressions support
Rename files from an input text-file list
Create an "Undo" batch file
Log activity to a log file
Change file and folder date/timestamps (created, modified, accessed)
Change file/folder attributes (hidden, read-only, archived)
All settings retained between sessions
32-bit or 64-bit
Rename photos using EXIF metadata (i.e. "Date Picture Taken", "Resolution" and other information embedded in all JPG photo files)
Rename MP3 files using ID3 tags (a.k.a. MP3 ID3 tag renaming).
Command line support ***
and much more!
*** In addition to Bulk Rename Utility we also now have the Bulk Rename Command. Bulk Rename Command is a lightweight, fully-compiled executable file contains many of the features of Bulk Rename Utility, but it is designed to be run from a command line. It is perfect for inclusion in batch files, login scripts, or scheduled jobs. The application is controlled entirely via program arguments, with no use made of .INI files or the Windows Registry.