How to change a Single File Extension to a Different Extension
Description: This article will show the steps necessary to change single files from one file extension to a different file extension.
- Open the command prompt by typing cmd into the search bar above the start button (Windows 7 and earlier) and pressing enter or by typing strong>cmd on the tile page (Windows 8) and click on the Command Prompt icon.
- The next steps will be directing the command prompt to the folder the file is located in:
- First open the folder that contains the file being converted.
- Click on the address box where there is a folder icon followed by a folder address such as (example): C:/Users/TechSupport/Desktop/NewFolder.
- It will turn blue. Copy this address by right clicking on it and choosing copy.
- Bring the command prompt to the front, type cd, press the spacebar once to put a space after cd, and then paste the folder address by right clicking on the empty space to the right of cd and choosing paste. Press the enter key.
- You will get another line that shows the folder address you just entered.