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Old 10-04-2006, 04:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Any way to change the file type of a group of files from mod to mpg? My digital camcorder records mod files which are mpeg2 equivalents. I can rename one file at a time. Any group renaming trick?

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Old 10-04-2006, 06:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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put this batch file into the folder with all your .mod files then double click the batch file this will change all of your .mob extensions to .mpg extensions
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Old 10-04-2006, 06:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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could also try this program:

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Old 10-04-2006, 02:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Try ACD See Pro. Its batch renaming is excellant.
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Old 10-04-2006, 03:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Can't u just select all and rename??

On second thought, don't do that it'll change all of the filenames also.
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Old 10-04-2006, 07:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Problem solved. I tried DOS command: Ren *.mod *.mpg
And it worked. The reason I had not tried this obvious step first was that I went and read the online help of Microsoft. It says the wild card "*" won't work for this. Come Onnnnnnnn...

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