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TRACKRENAME(1) Audio File Renamer TRACKRENAME(1)

NAME

trackrename - renames files based on metadata

SYNOPSIS

trackrename [OPTIONS] <track 1> [track 2] ...

DESCRIPTION

trackrename takes a list of audio files and renames them based on external or internal metadata.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
show a list of options and exit
-I, --interactive
edit format string in interactive mode prior to renaming tracks
--format=STRING
The format string to use for new filenames. Template fields are replaced with metadata values when new tracks are created. All other text is left as-is. If this option is omitted, a default format string is used.
-V, --verbose=VERBOSITY
The level of output to display. Choose between 'normal', 'quiet' and 'debug'.

EXAMPLES

Rename all of the FLAC files in the current directory based on their FLAC tag metadata:
track2rename *.flac

Rename file.flac with a custom template:

trackrename "--format=%(track_number)2.2d - %(album_name)s - %(track_name)s.%(suffix)s" file.flac

FORMAT STRING FIELDS

Template Fields
Key Value
%(track_number)2.2d the track's number on the CD
%(track_total)d the total number of tracks on the CD
%(album_number)d the CD's album number
%(album_total)d the total number of CDs in the set
%(album_track_number)s combination of album and track number
%(track_name)s the track's name
%(album_name)s the album's name
%(artist_name)s the track's artist name
%(performer_name)s the track's performer name
%(composer_name)s the track's composer name
%(conductor_name)s the track's conductor name
%(media)s the track's source media
%(ISRC)s the track's ISRC
%(catalog)s the track's catalog number
%(copyright)s the track's copyright information
%(publisher)s the track's publisher
%(year)s the track's publication year
%(date)s the track's original recording date
%(suffix)s the track's suffix
%(basename)s the track's original name, without suffix

SEE ALSO

audiotools-config(1), audiotools.cfg(5), cdda2track(1), cddainfo(1), cddaplay(1), coverdump(1), covertag(1), coverview(1), dvda2track(1), dvdainfo(1), track2cdda(1), track2track(1), trackcat(1), trackcmp(1), trackinfo(1), tracklength(1), tracklint(1), trackplay(1), tracksplit(1), tracktag(1), trackverify(1)

AUTHOR

Brian Langenberger
2019-11-15