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New applications are constantly being created and it is essential for our system to be able to tell what sort of file it is accessing. That is exactly what a file extension is for!

To determine which program to access a file with, your computer starts by gathering the necessary information from the files extension. A files extension holds tips to the format of the file and what sort of data it contains. For example, some typical file extensions include: .tga for images, .rar for packed files, and .mov for movies. These general file extensions are well known to many personal computer users, but with fresh applications coming out every day, with it comes new file types which you may not know about.

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