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File Extension List

New software is constantly being developed and it is essential for our personal computer to know how to tell what sort of file it is accessing. That is exactly what a file extension is for!

To determine which software to load a file with, your system first gathers the necessary information from the files extension. A files extension holds tips to the formatting of the file and what sort of information it contains. Some of the more frequent file extensions include .exe for executables, .wav for sound, and .txt for plain text. These general file extensions are well known to many personal computer users, but with fresh programs being created each day, with it is created more file types which you may not have seen.

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