HOW DO I COMVERTER A SKIN FOR 1.8 no longer appears the option to convert to 1.8
covert a pre 1.8 skin to 1.8?
drag skin to editor and save?
I think you mean the opposite, convert to pre 1.8 skins.
Use the old editor if you need 1.6 compatibility. http://old.minecraft.novaskin.me
This, is gone.