Sometimes you may need to change the file type due to unavailability of the extension name or want to use a file for a different purpose. One of the big examples of changing file types is when a user or programmer transforms a text file into an executable batch file. But you do not have to be a programmer to change this. This is very easy to change. If you want to know
how to change file type, this article will help you.
In this article, I am going to show you How to change file type windows10. So, read this article till the end and follow the instructions, you will be able to change the file type easily. So, let’s see how to do it:
- First of all, you have to make sure that your file has a visible extension name. If the file does not have the extension name, that means it is hidden. To make the extension name visible, open your file explorer, go to the “View” menu and tick on the “File name extensions” option. Or, alternatively, go to the start menu, type “file explorer options”, go to the “View” tab and uncheck the “Hide extensions for known file types” option. Now, you will see that your file has the extension name.
- Now, right click on your file and select the “Rename” option from the context menu.
- Then, move your cursor after the dot, delete the extension name and type a new extension name. Now press the “Enter” button from your keyboard. A dialog box will appear, click on the “Yes” button.
- That’s it. You have successfully changed the file type.
So that’s how you can change file types on your windows 10 computer. This is a very simple thing to do. I hope you have understood How to change file type windows10. If you have any kind of question regarding this article or face any kind of issues related to this tutorial, do not hesitate to ask in the comment section below, I will be happy to assist you.
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