How to Convert Any File to Any Format

A file format is a name that usually comes after the file name, called an extension, and it determines what type of file it is, what you can do with that file, and what program is needed to open that file. For laymen who don’t understand anything about it, think different file formats like different languages, which are only understood by specific platforms and applications. So, if you want to access a given file and you don’t have the program, you may need to convert it into a format that is easily accessible. Like something that you created with the help of macOS word processor won’t be accessible by Windows word processor, and you are going to need to convert it. In this article, I am going to tell you how you can convert any file format, from youtube to mp3 and many more, so that you don’t have to face any trouble.

Check the Application You Are Using

First of all, before you continue with converting any format, you are going to need to check which application you are using. Most of the time, when you are saving a file, you will be given a number of options depending on the application you are using. For example, if you are using Google Docs, it brings up all the formats available for saving. You can click on file and download to bring up all the options, which include Microsoft Word, PDF, and plain text.


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How to Convert any Video

If you want to convert a video into any format you like, you can take the help of free converting websites such as Such websites make the process of converting videos very easy. For example, if you want to convert a video from YouTube into any format you like, all you have to do is to copy the link of the video, paste it in the search bar of the website, select the format you want, and click the download button. If you want to convert any saved video to a different format, you can use software programs like Handbrake and VLC.

How to Converting any Image

If you want to convert an image you have into other formats, you can take the help of different programs like XnConvert. Apps like these let you edit your pictures like resize them, change their colour depth, and even add some text to the pictures. It is the best way to edit a picture as you can do so easily without any trouble. All you have to do is to open the application, drag and drop the picture into the software, edit your picture how you want it to be, choose the output format, and simply click the convert button. Moreover, you can also select a whole batch of pictures and convert them into a single click to save your time. You also get the option to select the final resolution and quality of the file, which also comes in handy.

Osho Garg

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