Batch Layer Renamer | After Effects Script

Batch Layer Renamer | After Effects Script

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Batch Layer Renamer is a script you can use to rename layers in bulk and can apply different useful operations at once.
Give the script a try! I hope it will help you in a lot of situations you come up with while renaming your layers.
The script is very easy to use as described in the video, for more further detailed instruction it is recommended to read the “Instructions.pdf” inside the downloaded script folder.



  • Updated the UI with a more fresh, modern, flexible and compact interface.
  • Introduced foldable sections.
  • Added feature to select to rename layers in layers or project panel.


  • Bug fixes and improvements.


  • Bug fixes and improvements.
  • Update expressions automatically upon renaming.
  • Enhanced rename selected layer’s experience and moved to the appropriate location.
  • Added tooltips to help you understanding about how to use a specific feature.


  • First release with all new features.

Highlighted Features:

RegEx (Regular Expression)

Which can be used in a number of ways in selecting complex queries and patterns in the layer’s names. You can check the instructions pdf inside for further instructions.

It also supports RegEx flags which can be used to search text in a case-insensitive manner and so.

Sequence Numbering

You can add sequence numbering at the start or end of the layer’s names and can use custom separators and padding values.

All Features:

  • Search Text.
  • Replace Text.
  • Renaming selected layers only.
  • Remove all before the search criteria including it.
  • Remove all after the search criteria including it.
  • RegEx and Flags as explained above in Highlighted Features.
  • Add prefix at the start of layer’s names.
  • Add Suffix at the end of the layer’s names.
  • Sequence as explained above in Highlighted Features.

Above are the main features which make “Batch Layer Renamer” a unique script that stands out in the crowd and can work in a lot of different situations with a very user-friendly interface and feature.


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