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Changing Multiple File extensions in one go

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Classy2864, Jul 4, 2007.

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  1. Classy2864

    Classy2864 Thread Starter

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    Hello,

    This is my first time here so I hope I am going to do this correctly. I don't know how, but some time ago, I found that my collection of music in my PC had the file extension changed.

    I have a Toshiba Satelite Pro L20 with M/S XP Service pack 2.. and I have 1988 songs with a dodgy extension :(

    In the my folders, the tab for " hide file extension" is NOT clicked and I can change the file extension of the songs, one by one... but with nearly 2000 to do.. the thought is killing me.

    The extension I have right now is .MP3^ and I want them all to be .MP3 without that half hat that I have no idea what it is for

    Some of the songs are .WMA^ but they are also wearing the same ^ hat...

    What do i have to do so that i can change the extensions in one go on all 1988 songs, I tried from one of your other questions and used the ren command thing, but i must be doing someting wrong.. and while i have a certain understanding of computers, when it asks me for paths and directories and the like, it makes me want to run away... lol

    Pleaseeeeeeeee help.. :(
     
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  3. Classy2864

    Classy2864 Thread Starter

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    Thanks for that Stanley, I have downloaded the program, but dont have a clue what I am supposed to do with it.. Is there an easier way.??. Baby language would be good..
     
  4. stantley

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    Find where the files are and then use the replace command to replace the extension with mp3. Here's a screen shot:
     

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    Sorry, I don't have a clue what that program is about. Thanks for your help anyway.. xx
     
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