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New software is always being developed and it is essential for our pc to be able to distinguish 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 personal computer first gathers the required information from the files extension. A files extension holds hints to the data format of the file and what variety of information it contains. As an example, many typical file extensions include: .jpg for pictures, .zip for compressed files, and .mov for movies. These common file extensions are well known to many pc users, but with fresh applications emerging every day, with it is created new file types which you might not have seen.

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