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Last Update:

16 Aug 2021

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Software Author(s):

  • Kim Jensen



Advanced Renamer (Portable)

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3.88 | Updated: 16 Aug 2021



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Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.88

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Advanced Renamer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade advanced-renamer.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade advanced-renamer.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install advanced-renamer.portable
    name: advanced-renamer.portable
    version: '3.88'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'advanced-renamer.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.88'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller advanced-renamer.portable
    Name     = "advanced-renamer.portable"
    Version  = "3.88"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'advanced-renamer.portable':
  ensure   => '3.88',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 16 Aug 2021.


Advanced Renamer

Advanced Renamer is a 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 a 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.

md5: 84BC15690C816E1E36D407ABD9D59580 | sha1: BDC46E93ECFF2CFD51B8FDD127C243A189E6A12D | sha256: C88EA4F73999C423DEC069B8D4252CBAAA6F5ABF1A8B7803DE6FC438DCCB2DFE | sha512: F963167F1646D63D4CB66A5F3CCC582FD7CE5569854EC52B8A4B9897F35A61458AD1A9CB70D92B2E6974EF5A53CFB81F959A30500C97EE9767F64685E1AC67BB
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$filePath = "$toolsDir\"

# Place shortcuts in appropriate location
$ProgsFolder = [environment]::getfolderpath('Programs')
If ( Test-ProcessAdminRights ) {
  $ProgsFolder = Join-Path ([environment]::getfolderpath('CommonApplicationData')) "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs"

$packageArgs = @{
	packageName      = 'advanced-renamer.portable'
	file             = "$filePath"
	destination      = "$toolsDir"
	shortcutFilePath = "$ProgsFolder\Advanced Renamer.lnk"
	targetPath       = "$toolsDir\ARen.exe"

Get-ChocolateyUnzip @packageArgs
Install-ChocolateyShortcut @packageArgs

Remove-Item -Force -ea 0 $filePath
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$commProgs = Join-Path ([environment]::getfolderpath('CommonApplicationData')) "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs"
$userProgs = [environment]::getfolderpath('Programs')
Remove-Item -Path "$commProgs\Advanced Renamer.lnk","$userProgs\Advanced Renamer.lnk" -ea 0
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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.
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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.87 166 Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.86 88 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.85 428 Thursday, July 11, 2019 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.84 293 Monday, October 8, 2018 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.83 196 Monday, August 20, 2018 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.82 313 Saturday, April 7, 2018 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.81 272 Thursday, February 15, 2018 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.80 333 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Approved
Advanced Renamer (Portable) 3.79 295 Monday, September 11, 2017 Approved

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