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New applications are constantly being developed and it is essential for our computer to know how to tell what sort of file it is accessing. By examining a files extension, our pc knows precisely how to make use of that file.

To detect which application to open a file with, your pc first collects the essential data from the files extension. A files extension carries tips to the format of the file and what kind of data it contains. A few of the most general file extensions include .exe for executables, .mp3 for audio, and .doc for documents. These common file extensions are well known to many computer users, but with new programs coming every day, with it comes more file types which you may not know about.

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