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File Extension List

Our personal computer requires a way to access particular files and ascertain what software they are affiliated with. By looking at a files extension, our computer recognizes exactly how to access that file.

To determine which software to access a file with, your computer first gathers the required information by examining the files extension. A files extension holds clues to the data format of the file and what kind of information it contains. For example, some common file extensions include: .gif for pictures, .zip for compressed files, and .mov for movies. These common file extensions are well known to many pc users, but with new applications coming each day, with it comes new file types which you may not know about.

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