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New applications are always being produced and it is important for our computer to be able to tell what kind of file it is accessing. That is precisely what a file extension is used for!

To find out which program to access a file with, your personal computer first collects the required information from the files extension. A files extension carries tips to the data format of the file and what kind of data it carries. Some of the most common file extensions include .exe for executables, .mp3 for audio, and .doc for documents. These general file extensions are recognized by many personal computer users, but with new software being created every day, with it comes new file types which you may not be familiar with.

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