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Tramp
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      5th Jul 2004
Siren is a freeware file renaming program

Requirements
Windows 98 minimum
(not tested under 95, tested under NT4 until v1.60)

Installation
No installation needed, unzip and run.

Features
Use of expression: every information associated to a file can be used

Name, base name, extension, size, dates et times, dos name, paths ...

Selection number (not depending on the position of the file in the list)

Numbers in name

Information extracted from files:

Audio: mp3, mpc, ogg, wma, wav

Video: avi, mpg, asf, wmv

Image: tif, jpg, gif, png, pcx, bmp, dib, ico, cur

Exif tags

Karaoke: kar, mid

"Office" document: doc, xls, pot, pps, ppt, mpp, dot

PDF document

Fixed text

System date and time

To each one of these elements, can be applied the following
functionalities

Case modifiers (uppercase/lowercase)

Accented characters to standard ASCII conversion

Substring extractions (fixed and relative)

String replacements and deletions

On the final result some treatments can be applied:

Delete characters

Delete multi characters

Characters replacement

etc ...

Tools will help you to write, keep and reuse expressions (completion,
right click, favorites ...)

Sub-directories recursion
You can work on a complete directory tree

Undo & Redo
Unlimited

"Drop" files and directories
The directory is loaded and the files selected

Image visualization
Even if embedded in a file tag

Creation of DOS batch rename files

Management of the system shortcuts to Siren
Among those, the contextual menu "Send To"

"Basic" functions
All the standard functions like choosing the directory, sort, search,
selection, columns order and appearance are present

Are added to these

Individual renaming (with "F2" like under Explorer)

Automatic selection of displayed columns

Monitor current directory modifications

Call of the shell contextual menu

Set current directory to the Explorer's one

Copy the file list to the clipboard (for Excel, for example)

Delete, "execute" one or more files

Many examples

Two languages: French and English

XP Theme support

No installation required

No writing in the registry

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Yorek
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      7th Jul 2004
Tramp wrote:
> Siren is a freeware file renaming program


i have to try, but it seems to be VERY good!


 
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