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File Extension List

New programs are always being created and it is important for our computer to know how to distinguish what sort of file it is accessing. By considering a files extension, our system recognizes precisely how to make use of that file.

To find out which application to access a file with, your computer starts by gathering the necessary data from the files extension. A files extension contains hints to the formatting of the file and what sort of information it contains. For example, some typical file extensions include: .tga for pictures, .rar for compressed files, and .avi for video. These common file extensions are recognized by many computer users, but with new software coming out each day, with it is created more file types which you may not have seen.

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