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Derive a file name according to old file name cues and/or PDF file content

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Usage: [<options>] <list of files>

This little Python script tries to rename files according to pre-defined rules.

It does this with several methods: first, the current file name is analyzed and any ISO date/timestamp and filetags are re-used. Secondly, if the parsing of the file name did not lead to any new file name, the content of the file is analyzed.

You have to adapt the rules in the Python script to meet your requirements. The default rule-set follows the filename convention described on

  1. by Karl Voit


GPL v3 or any later version



via github or <>

-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-d, --dryrun

enable dryrun mode: just simulate what would happen, do not modify files

-v, --verbose

enable verbose mode

-q, --quiet

enable quiet mode


display version and exit

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