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Our pc needs to know how to access particular files and determine what programs they are associated with. That is exactly what a file extension is employed for!

The information necessary to select which application to utilize to open a file is learned by examining the files extension. A files extension contains clues to the formatting of the file and what variety of data it contains. Some of the more general file extensions include .exe for executables, .mp3 for sound, and .txt for plain text. You may already be familiar with these general extensions but with the always developing library of software and operating systems there are many more that you might have never seen.

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