What is it:
This VBA code will help you change file extension of the files in a particular folder/directory.
If you are working on project where you get input files with different file extensions where in you want the files in a standard format for your VBA program to work and you don’t have any control over the input files then this peace of code will be very helpful as you can change extension to any format you want.
Windows Script object is used to change the extension in this code.
How to Change File Extension using VBA code:
Step 1: Open the workbook that need to be protected and press Alt + F11
Step 2: Copy and Paste the below code in the VBA editor window and Save the workbook.
strDir = “C:\myFolder\” ‘mention your files folder path here
.currentdirectory = strDir
.Run “%comspec% /c ren *.xlsx *.xls”, 0, True
Step 3: Click F5 to run the code.