Do you want to change a file extension in Windows 10? Fine, Just have a glance at this article wherein the step wise step implementation of the procedure, to change a file extension in Windows 10, is explained.
What is File Extension?
A File extension defines the type of the file. Basically, it is the suffix at the end of the file name, for example: ‘quehow.pdf’ , here “.pdf” is the extension for the PDF format. In the same way you can use .html, .jpg, .tiff, .png, etc for different scenarios.
Steps to Change a File Extension in Windows 10
Step 1: Select a file which you want to change, as I have selected the “New” file. Make sure that you have a backup of that file. Here, you can’t see the extension of the file because it is hidden. So, in order to enable its file extension go to the next step.
Step 2: Go to the ‘Start Menu’ and click on “Control Panel”.
Step 3: Select “Appearance and Personalization”.
Step 4: Now go to the “File Explorer Options” and after clicking on it, you will see a popup window.
Step 5: Here, uncheck the “Hide extensions for known file types” radio button and then click on “Apply” .
Step 6: Your File extension is now visible.
Step 9: A Dialog box will appear, read it and click on “Yes”.
Step 10: Your file is now converted into the html format. Open that file to check whether its content is visible or not.
Sometimes due to the unacceptability by the program in which it is converted, its content is not properly visible.