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i would like to know how to get all single .bak (or anyother extension) files into a directory, and zipping them (one by one) and save them using the same name, changing only extension.

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Going to need more information than that, or clarify the question. What do you mean by "all single files into a directory" and from where? –  Nixphoe Jun 18 '12 at 15:19
    
Suppose i have a directory with 100 bak files: i would like to zip all 100 files (into 100 different zip archive). –  stighy Jun 18 '12 at 15:20
    
SvenW: the first one.. file1.bak into file1.zip, file2.bak into file2.zip –  stighy Jun 18 '12 at 15:20

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For unixoid systems, see this.

On Windows, try something like this in cmd.exe:

for %f in (*.bak) do zipper_software %f %f.zip 

The exact syntax for this command will depend on the zip software you use. Note that you likely will end up with archive file names like file1.bak.zip.

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This was what I was going to suggest, but kudos for this answer. –  Ash Jun 18 '12 at 15:29

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