Any interest in a batch file renamer in KIO?

Harald Sitter sitter at
Mon May 17 10:44:46 BST 2021


On Sat, May 15, 2021 at 4:53 PM Nomen Luni <nomen.luni at> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> First time poster. I've recently developed a batch file renaming utility
> which operates as a service menu plugin within Dolphin. If anyone has
> seen the 'bulk rename' plugin for Thunar, this is highly inspired by
> that app in terms of functionality but is a from-scratch implementation
> using the Qt stack.
> I'm writing to gauge if there's any interest for inclusion in Plasma and
> speaking with Nate Graham he said KIO might be the place for it to live
> and directed me here.
> So basically, is there any interest and if so, could someone give me
> some guidance on how to integrate/get it reviewed and added?
> The code is on Github. Currently it's compiling through Qt Creator:
> <>

Have you considered contributing to

I know new code is more fun but krename is already incredibly powerful :)


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