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File Renamer Lite

By Winsome Technologies

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File Renamer is a batch rename software to rename multiple files in few clicks with 50+ possible renaming actions. Powerful yet simple and easy to use interface with built in live preview to see new names before you rename. You can also undo renaming. This makes batch renaming extremely easy and you can rename thousands of files in a few clicks only in seconds. Extremely useful to rename photos using date and time picture taken and other EXIF & IPTC descriptions. Also rename MP3 files using ID3 tag information like artist, album, year, title, composer, Genre and Track number. You can also use External File list created in Text or Excel file to rename files.

File Renamer lite can rename 50 files or folder at once or in a single click. File Renamer full version (19.95 USD) does not have this limit.


## Instant preview before you rename.
## Undo All your renaming.
## Add Numerical and Alphabetical sequence to file names.
## Insert and delete text at beginning, end, at any character position or before and after some text.
## Find or Search and Replace Text
## Add Date created and modified in the file names.
## Rename digital photos using their EXIF and IPTC Tags. Like Date picture taken and camera model and IPTC data like Author, Description, Copyright information. More than 40 tags supported.
## Change File Name case to lower case, upper case or proper case.
## Remove, Add or change File Extension.
## Convert File name into Windows compatible format.
## Reverse File Name.
## Swap file name parts.
## Remove Characters like remove all unwanted characters from file name.
## Add File Name component like folder name or full path into file name.
## Rename MP3 files using ID3 tag information like Artist, Album, Year, Genre, Title, Comments, Track Number, Composer.
## Rename file name using external list you created.
## Save and then apply multiple renaming action (File Renamer Rule) in a single click.
## Save your profile with frequently used settings.
## Finder integration to open files and folders.
## User interface improvements and bug fixing.

"I am a photographer that takes thousands of pictures and eventually even my cameras go round the clock and produce pictures with the same number. File Renamer enabled me to change all the prefixes for relevant files/photo shoots very quickly indeed and I love that if you make a mistake that it allows you to recover the original file names. It does exactly what I needed it to do and I am entirely satisfied and am delighted with it. The programme is easy to use and has saved me hours of renaming JPEG files" David Hamilton.

"File Renamer is a Godsend! I bought a camera for my girlfriend and we took a trip to Panama. We took over 900 pictures with 2 different camera's and because of that the file names were different. I am a web developer and I wanted to create a very simple slideshow on a simple website ( and not use Flickr. For the code in the slideshow to work, all the files needed to have a common naming convention. After watching the video tutorial, File Rename did it for me in seconds! It allowed me to customize the filenames and do all sorts of stuff I've wanted to do for years, but couldn't. Thanks Winsome!" Robert Vig.

"File Renamer is absolutely great: it does exactly what it's designed to do, quickly, efficiently, and easily. It saves me an enormous amount of time and labour in renaming the photo files I must process each year. Years ago we used to do the renaming manually which would take hours. This year I bought File Renamer and the whole job took 17 seconds." Michael J Harnish.

What's New in Version 4.1

Added four new columns (Make, Model, Picture Taken and Dimensions).

User can Re-order, Re-size and Hide/Unhide columns.

If you are unable to update due to some reason please try any of these solution below or search for your problem on the web and find the solution. There could be issue related to app store or your account which prevent you to update it. This is not the bug with application.
1. Completely remove the program and add it again. Please make sure you are purchasing with same Apple ID and you won’t charge again.
2. Please make sure you are login with the same Apple ID with you have purchased application.


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Customer Reviews

Will not work with macOS Sierra!

Still will not work with macOS Sierra! Seems to be a simple version control lock down. Very annoying. Literrally the ONLY app, and I have TONS, that does not work with Sierra. Please fix and I will be happy to rate 5 stars as this is one of my critical apps.

Not Supported for Sierra

Not Supported for Sierra

i would not buy this again

Having used Lupus Rename in the Windows PC ecosystem for years, I was looking for something comparable in the MacWorld. This is not it. While I have had success in renaming the files, it is a multi-step process. If all you are doing is renaming photos based on exif data, this app is fine. If you are looking to do more complex tasks such as changing 4s-2015 5-27 14/44.wav to 4s-20150527-1444.wav, it takes about 4 steps.

File Renamer Lite
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  • $2.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.1
  • Size: 2.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.5 or later

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