PowerToys PowerRename to get fluent design for Windows 11

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After PowerToys Settings, Microsoft to update the PowerRename UI with a Fluent design for Windows 11. The company is currently working on Rename utility redesign. The UI changes to include mica material and Segoe fluent icons.

PowerToys PowerRename with Windows 11 Fluent design and dark mode

When was the last time, you tried to rename a bulk number of files? There are free and paid tools available on the internet for the same, Micorsoft allows doing that on Windows 10 and Windows 11 with PowerRename utility.

Microsoft PowerToys comes with a collection of utilities that improve your productivity, PowerRename is one of them. As the name implies it lets you rename a batch of files.

All you need to select files and right-click and use the PowerRename option to bring up the utility. You’ll be then allowed to replace multiple filenames with certain text.

PowerToys PowerRename current design

Using PowerRename is pretty easy, give it a try if you haven’t till now.

Micorsoft is already updating its Windows 11 Apps to match the look and feel of the new OS coming on October 5. The firm is bringing updated apps such as New Paint, Notepad, Microsoft Photos app, Snipping tool, and Clock App with focus Sessions support to Windows insiders first.

PowerToys PowerRename on Windows 11 to receive Fluent design

These design changes could be part of PowerRename to make it part of Windows 11 look.

  • Moving away from Checkbox only, and use the other means where appropriate
  • add logical groupings of settings
  • Mica material and Segoe fluent icons
  • Based on @dnknn introducing the concept of “Bookmarks”. Clicking on the button would show a jumplist of created bookmarks. Updating a setting would show a ” Save as bookmark” button that allows you to name the bookmark and save it. Managing bookmarks (e.g. renaming or deleting) would happen in settings.
    PowerRename UI with Windows 11 fluent, mica material and segoe icons

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