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New programs are always being produced and it is important for our computer to be able to distinguish what sort of file it is accessing. By viewing a files extension, our system recognizes precisely how to process that file.

The data essential to choose which application to utilise to open a file is taken from the files extension. Information about the format and type of data carried within a file is designated by a file extension. For example, many common file extensions include: .jpg for pictures, .rar for packed files, and .mov for movies. These common file extensions are well known to many pc users, but with fresh programs coming each day, with it is created more file types which you might not know about.

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