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Advanced Renamer (Install)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 3/26/2019.

Advanced Renamer is a free program for renaming multiple files and folders at once. By configuring renaming methods the names can be manipulated in various ways.

It is easy to set up an advanced batch job using multiple methods on a large amount of files. The 14 different methods enables you to change the names, attributes, and timestamps of files in one go. The files can also be copied or moved to new locations based on information in the files.

With Advanced Renamer you can construct new file names by adding, removing, replacing, changing case, or giving the file a brand new name based on known information about the file.

Before performing the operations on the files you can verify that the output will be correct and if you perform the rename and regret it, you can undo the complete batch.

Image files

This mass file renamer is a great utility for organising digital pictures for both professionals and beginners. The thumbnail mode lets you display thumbnails directly in the file list giving you maximum control of the renaming process. With this program you can rename all your photos in a snap.

GPS data

If your image files contain GPS data you can add the name of the city and the country where the picture was taken. Coordinates are used to lookup city, country, and state names from a database containing more than 100,000 cities around the globe.

Music files

MP3 and other music files often have messed up names and contain weird characters. With Advanced Renamer you can change the names of your favourite music files to more suitable names using the built-in ID3 functions.

Video files

Ever wanted to add the codec or the resolution of a video to the filename? With the video tags you can add various information about video and audio content to the names.

TV shows

Add episode title or airdate to video files containing TV Shows after importing show information from the website.

To install Advanced Renamer (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install advanced-renamer.install

To upgrade Advanced Renamer (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade advanced-renamer.install


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $filePath = "$toolsDir\advanced_renamer_setup_x32.exe"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName      = 'advanced-renamer.install'
      fileType         = 'EXE'
      file             = "$filePath"
      softwareName     = 'Advanced Renamer*'
      silentArgs       = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-' # Inno Setup
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
    Remove-Item -Force -ea 0 $filePath,"$filepath.ignore"
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = 'advanced-renamer.install'
      softwareName  = 'Advanced Renamer*'
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        if ($packageArgs['fileType'] -eq 'MSI') {
          $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
          $packageArgs['file'] = ''
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
  • tools\advanced_renamer_setup_x32.exe Show
    md5: E4039054634C58B05F63410E26212755 | sha1: 1AE722AF6DCD3E2265F6B0A66607E3004014CD52 | sha256: 18704A6DE03552F5D531F0E8DDF5CD5DC536179C9E1F7146B9FA2475CB1D4DBF | sha512: 6B7D9D49D27111BB2F86A84DA77149C1A8271E64B08AD7675AC4748772F3DABB85AA94DA75BF8298B71E217F38F89552231D422E9AA083CC77528A95E2339817
  • legal\VERIFICATION.txt Show
    Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
    in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
    The embedded software have been downloaded from the listed download
    location on <>
    and can be verified by doing the following:
    1. Download the following <>
    2. Get the checksum using one of the following methods:
      - Using powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
      - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'
    3. The checksums should match the following:
      checksumType: sha256
      checksum: 18704A6DE03552F5D531F0E8DDF5CD5DC536179C9E1F7146B9FA2475CB1D4DBF
    The file 'LICENSE.txt' has been obtained from <>
  • legal\LICENSE.txt Show
    By using or installing any product bundled with this license, you agree to this license agreement. If you do not want to agree to this license or if you don't understand it, you should stop using and/or uninstall this software at once.
    Personal use
    You may use this software for personal use free of charge. Donation is encouraged but not required. Click here to donate.
    Commercial use
    A license must be obtained to use this software for commercial use. The license can be obtained from the Advanced Renamer website and will cover life time the use for one person. It is allowed to try out the software for a limited time before a license is required.
    For automation purposes on multiple servers one license has to be obtained for each individual server.
    Click here to purchase a commercial license.
    You may...
    ... use this software for either personal or commercial use free of charge.
    ... distribute this software for free or link directly to the official download location on the web.
    You may NOT...
    ... use this software if you do not agree to this license agreement.
    ... remove this license from the software
    ... remove any other files from the software
    ... repackage the software in a different installer.
    ... modify, decompile, or disassemble the software.
    ... use this product for illegal use.
    ... sell this product without prior written permission with the purpose of gaining profit. It is allowed to sell this product if the fee is only used for administration, shipping or other expenses directly related to selling the software. It is also allowed to sell this product if it is a part of a larger compilation of different software.
    Exceptions to this license
    A per-user license agreement can be made to give certain users special rights. The author of the product decides how this is done and who will get it.
    You use this software at your own risk. The developers of this product take no responsibility for any damage of any kind. The author of the software can change this license agreement at any time without prior notice.

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Kim Jensen


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.83 545 Monday, August 20, 2018 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.82 1098 Saturday, April 7, 2018 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.81 533 Thursday, February 15, 2018 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.80 743 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.79 489 Monday, September 11, 2017 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.78 356 Wednesday, August 23, 2017 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.77 579 Sunday, April 23, 2017 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.76 470 Saturday, April 8, 2017 approved
Advanced Renamer (Install) 3.75 394 Thursday, March 9, 2017 approved
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