Rename X
Rename X
1.4.0

4.3

Rename X free download for Mac

Rename X1.4.0

04 October 2019

Hassle-free file renaming application.

Overview

Use Rename X to change names of many files at once. You can replace the file name, add the date, number a series of files and more. Use the instant preview of all new names to test various configurations before actually renaming your files.

Rename X features the undo of renaming any file in your history!

Rename X is updated regularly based on user input.

Important note for users of the old version of the Rename app from the early 2010’s!

Delete the old version before installing the new Rename X app from the Mac App Store.

What's new in Rename X

Version 1.4.0:
  • New: Archive for missing files
  • Improved History
  • Fixes and optimisations

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How would you rate Rename X app?

36 Reviews of Rename X

4.5
Markie205
23 November 2013
Version: 1.7.0

Most helpful

Very good and intuitive. Would like to see two pref changes to make work even easier, 1. Allow users to select default for extension case (i.e, upper or lower). I always have to change from upper to lower, so would like Rename to do this automatically if I select that preference. 2. Allow users to select default for Before/After. Default now is Before, but I always use After. Those changes would allow me to do everything without picking up mouse (which slows work flow). But thank you to developer for a great product. --
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Bassrun
25 October 2019
Version: 1.4.0
This app is now $1.99 in the App Store.
(0)
3
malleoniss
30 March 2017
Version: 1.7.0
There is a problem with the function "Find". Said I am finding for "ee" and repalcing it with "uu" on the folder name of "tee see fee" It will search for the match from left, and once found the match, it will not bother about the rest. The result will be "tuu see fee"
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Hotscientist
07 March 2016
Version: 1.7.0
What is it with this horrible MacUpdate installer? Allegedly installs Rename in the Application folder (but it doesn't appear there) but then comes a window trying to change one of the scripts on the Mac???
(0)
5
Freenergy
30 December 2015
Version: 1.7.0
fantastica
(0)
4
Hugo-and-Luigi
30 July 2015
Version: 1.7.0
Simple, efficient, and free.
(0)
3
jer74
22 May 2015
Version: 1.7.0
Downloaded but then deleted. Unnecessary as Yosemite now has batch renaming built-in using Finder. Just search on the web for how-to's.
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porg
26 February 2015
Version: 1.7.0
-- Window width is limited to ridicous 600 pixels, this limits the file name preview table radically! - No RegEx - UI not Retina compatible, but Retinizer successfully scales up the resolution. + Feature to add to Spotlight comment. (Never saw this in a batch renaming tool before) Either the old name or another arbitrary string.
(0)
5
Quirop-Pa
26 November 2014
Version: 1.7.0
Simple, intuitiva y eficaz. Además, gratis. La mejor.
(0)
5
danielarts
19 November 2014
Version: 1.7.0
The best rename app and free!
(0)
4.5
Makosuke
03 November 2014
Version: 1.7.0
This is a great little app of the "just works" variety. It's not fancy, but it quickly and efficiently batch renames large numbers of files very easily, with clearly labeled options, and a clear display of what the results of the rename operation will be before you do it. There's really only one feature I personally would love to see added: The ability to append a random string of letters/numbers (or, heck, just numbers) to filenames. That's something that even the new Yosemite batch rename command can't do, and the terminal commands for it are a bit on the hairy side.
(1)
4.5
Markie205
23 November 2013
Version: 1.7.0
Very good and intuitive. Would like to see two pref changes to make work even easier, 1. Allow users to select default for extension case (i.e, upper or lower). I always have to change from upper to lower, so would like Rename to do this automatically if I select that preference. 2. Allow users to select default for Before/After. Default now is Before, but I always use After. Those changes would allow me to do everything without picking up mouse (which slows work flow). But thank you to developer for a great product. --
(4)
2.5
Pripyat
11 September 2013
Version: 1.6.2
Slow with large amounts of files and not signed using a valid developer ID.
(2)
5
lemon-kun
13 August 2013
Version: 1.6.2
Simple, quick, works perfectly…
(1)
5
Hoodahmahn
06 January 2013
Version: 1.6.2
I was looking for a simple app to batch rename a collection of files. Rename does a great job for this one specific task. Simple, relatively quick -- dependent on the resources of your computer, and great price! :)
(2)
2.5
MartinD-
05 January 2013
Version: 1.6.2
Rename doesn't work when trying to rename a large number of files. CPU usage goes up to 100% and I have to force quit the application. Else, it is a great alternative to the more expensive A Better Finder Rename.
(0)
5
Almegalli
19 August 2012
Version: 1.6.2
(( everything should be as simple as possible but not simpler than that ))... Albert Einstein. this app does it's job in a very effective way and yet very simple.... now that's genius.
(1)
5
davidcrowe18
31 July 2012
Version: 1.6.2
Great app. I've been using for quite a while and it never fails.
(0)
Mrhooks
21 July 2012
Version: 1.6.2
Great app, but it closes when I type certain characters in the "Find" field - * and @ so far. I don't even have to hit Return or anything - the instant I type one of those characters, I get a message saying Rename has to close.
(0)
5
Fishscale
11 June 2012
Version: 1.6.2
Great little free app. Best tool for renaming files, no need for regex knowledge but still as powerful imo. As for the review below mine, that claims rename is not working on Lion, it works great. It has worked on Lion for me since I discovered it about 5-6 months ago... End result: it DOES work on Lion and is a great free app. Thank you dev!
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5
Hkim
04 June 2012
Version: 1.6.0
Though this does not currently work under Lion, under Snow Leopard (and earlier versions) this is one of the best utilities for batch renaming files. It is quite easy to use as well.
(0)
4.5
Carl1966
01 May 2012
Version: 1.6.0
Nice app. I never really used anything like this before, I always renamed files individually when editing (video, audio, and photos). I use it mainly when backing up to external HD's, I can tag the files by date, location or whatever makes searching and indexing simple. I would like to see an Undo button in case of user error on the input. It may already be there but I have yet to find it, if anybody knows I would appreciate it.
(0)
3
Unicorn
25 February 2012
Version: 1.6.0
You can't change the name into another language unless you do it manually. Also, I can't change the name of locked apps. (such as app store, mail, etc.) The language I'm specifically trying to use is Japanese. Every time I type something in the program, the text doesn't appear. It also crashed for some reason. (Lion 10.7.3)
(0)
3
paulusue1219
14 February 2012
Version: 1.6.0
Don't know if anybody knows this, as I came across this quite by accident. I have been able to rename files, folders etc. by right-clicking the name of the item, then select get info. When the info window opens, I just click on the name of the file/item to activate the name line and just change it. Call me dumbo?
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star-affinity
10 February 2012
Version: 1.6.0
Good software, but needs a new (better) icon.
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5
Markie205
04 February 2012
Version: 1.5.0
Upgraded to Lion and could no longer use my long-time standby Renamer for Mac. Tried a few others, but Rename works like a champ, even better and quicker than my former application. Five stars and thank you to the developer. --
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5
lemon-kun
08 January 2012
Version: 1.5.0
Now this is a fine little app. It's very easy to use and it has a quite impressive feature set. Much easier and better than anything else I've tried. Rename is definitively on my donate-list…
(0)
4.5
ronoho
01 December 2011
Version: 1.5.0
Program does exactly what it needs to do, nothing more, nothing less. Perfect!
(0)
5
piccobello
08 August 2011
Version: 1.5.0
Very good application. No need to buy any shareware, this app satisfy all your needs. Unfortunately, the GUI should be a bit more intuitive.
(1)
4.5
Edmund-Jacobsen
26 May 2011
Version: 1.5.0
What a great app. I was just about to pay for a shareware app, but found this one. It's actually better - it does what it's supposed to. Great!
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5
cpichado
04 May 2011
Version: 1.5.0
This did exactly what it was supposed, and QUICKLY! I just wish the big nametag wasn't on it.
(1)
4.5
Bobp63
06 January 2011
Version: 1.5.0
Handles common bulk renaming tasks with ease, utilizing a simple interface. The fact that it's free makes it THE top choice, if like me, bulk renaming is a seldom preformed activity. My sincere thanks to the developer.
(0)
Lumicide
06 November 2010
Version: 1.5.0
I'm looking to rename a bunch of files with file names like logfile.s123.uvwxyz.txt All I really need is the middle part of the file name s123 and the extension .txt. The file name could be easily generated searching for the regular expression .*(\d*).* and replacing it with \1 turning it into 123.txt Unfortunately this software can not do that. It doesn’t make use of \1 in the replace string. Instead it just ignores the \1 and outputs nothing.
(0)
Gary-L-Gray
03 November 2010
Version: 1.5.0
This little app is simple, easy to use, does what it claims to do, and is free. I highly recommend it for renaming files in the Finder.
(0)
PorkPieHat
08 June 2010
Version: 1.1.0
A lovely app, and I applaud the developer for keeping it free. However, Rename (and perhaps my idiosy as well) caused a major problem. Using the OS 10.6 Finder's own 'Make Alias' command, I made a new folder located in the Documents folder that only contains aliases of all my applications (for use as a launcher in Classic Menu's Apple menu). However, that process added ".alias" to the end of all my applications' names (e.g. "Safari.app" became "Safari.app alias"). So, I used Rename to remove the last 6 characters from all of my applications' aliases, but that resulted in all my apps (not the aliases) being converted to FOLDERS because Rename removed all of the ".app" extensions because Rename performed that operation on the WRONG FOLDER: Even though I dragged and dropped all of my applications' ALIASES from my Classic Menu Items folder into Rename's file list, Rename ignored those aliases and instead renamed everything in my Applications folder! Now I have to use Rename again to add back the ".app" extensions, but then I must go through all of them to fix the name of all the folders and ReadMe files that were in my Applications folder when I ran Rename. My point is that this is powerful software, and it can majorly screw up your system if you don't test it on a few unimportant apps, folders and other files before you batch-Rename anything. Lesson Learned.
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Roro01
15 May 2010
Version: 1.1.0
For Snow Leopard it is better to use RenameItems Service as it enables you to rename directly from the contextual menu.
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5
Shadymac
23 March 2010
Version: 1.1.0
What a brilliant little app! fantastic!!! It is simple and very easy to use not so frustrating as some of the over done renaming tools! It gives you a simple way to rename files via drag and drop for batch naming, sequencing etc in a straightforward fashion. One minor issue, the app when opened, opens dead centre of the screen, if it can open around the sides that will be brill when selecting files and drag and dropping them into the apps interface. Also it will be great also if you can just drag and drop on to the app icon itself will make things hugely simple. Thank you for making this app, I hope it remains free, but I will definitely make a donation!
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4.3

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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