How to change file types in windows 8? A quick method

Here in this article we are discussing how to change file extension type in windows 8. As windows 8 is fully customized that its older versions you may tried and get failed for changing the file extension in windows 8. Apart from windows 7 there are only a little changes to change the file extension type in windows 8. Here in the example images we are describing how to change a .flv file to .avi extension with simple clicks.

How to change file extension types in windows 8?


File extension changing in windows 8 can be do as follows.

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  • Open My computer
  • Click view in the menu bar
  • Then Click options

     changing the file extension in windows 8
                                                                                                                                                                    

    • Click View
    • Untick Hide extension for known file types
    • Apply

    How to changing the file extension in windows 8
                                                                                                                                                                    
    • Then go to the file which you want to rename
    • Rename it to the format which you need.
    • Then a Dialogue box appear.
    • Click OK
    Easy way to changing the file extension in windows 8

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                                     

    Then you can see that the file extension had changed.

                                   All are using this method to convert one file format to another. For eg: If FLV format didn’t support we can convert to AVI format which can be played directly in Windows Media Player. One thing you should remember that You will not get a success result every time you convert the extension. There may occurs some errors.


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