- First, locate the folder where you want to change the extension,
- Create a new text file “AX.cmd” in the same folder
- Right-click on the file and click on “Edit”
- Add the below command code as per your requirement.
- Now run “AX.cmd” by double clicking or opening.
- How to rename the single file extension
rename Test1.txt Test1.html
If you only want to rename a single file and extension, you can specify the full file name and file extension as shown.
In the example above, the “Test1.txt” file would be renamed to “Test1.html”.
- How to rename a single file extension with the move command
move Test1.txt Test1.html
Like using the rename command, you can also use the move command to rename a file as shown.
- How to rename multiple file extension
If you want to rename the extensions without keeping the original file, you can also use a command similar to the following example.
rename *.shn *.wav
The above command will change the extension of all files from .shn to .wav
ren *.* *.newextension
The above command will change the extension of all files no matter what is the extension to the new one .newextension
- How to rename a file extension while keeping the original
Use the following command at the Windows command line or within a batch file.
xcopy *.shn *.wav
The command will create a copy of the original files with the new extension.