Windows 10: How to change a file extension

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  1. How to change a file extension


    How do I change a file extension or file type in windows 10?

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    MartinCastro7, Dec 8, 2018
    #1

  2. File extension *.docx

    Hi Randy,

    To change the file extension when saving a document in Word 2013, you may follow the steps below:

    • Click on File; then, select Options from the list.
    • In the Word Options window, choose Save.
    • Under Save files in this format, select *.doc from the list.
    • Hit OK button to confirm and save the changes.

    If ever your Word 2013 application is not recognizing the changes you have made, you may restart the application; however, if the issue still persists, we suggest that you repair it. To do this, see this
    link.

    We would appreciate it if you could get back to us and provide us your feedback.
     
    Michael Gall, Dec 8, 2018
    #2
  3. Jessen P Win User
    Query about changing the file extension

    Hi,

    Thank you for being part of Microsoft Community.

    Perform the steps mentioned below to change the File extension and check if it helps.

    a: Press Windows key + E to open Windows Explorer.

    b: Then click View > options.

    c: Then click the View tab.

    d: Uncheck the option Hide extensions for known file types
    and click apply > ok.

    e: Right-click the file you want to change, and then click
    Rename.

    f: Delete the file name extension, type the new extension, and then press Enter.

    g: Windows will warn you that changing the file name extension might cause the file to stop working properly. If you are certain that the extension you typed will work with the program you're using, click
    Yes to confirm the change.

    Do get back to us for any issues pertaining in the future. We will be happy to help.
     
    Jessen P, Dec 8, 2018
    #3
  4. Martmcd Win User

    How to change a file extension

    File Extension change

    In file explorer, click on the view tab and tick the box 'File name Extensions'

    you can then change the extension of your files.

    Note . although this works for .m4a to .m4r this is not a method for changing file formats.
     
    Martmcd, Dec 8, 2018
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