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New applications are constantly being developed and it is essential for our computer to know how to distinguish what sort of file it is accessing. That is exactly what a file extension is for!

To determine which program to open a file with, your pc first collects the needed data from the files extension. A files extension contains clues to the data format of the file and what variety of data it contains. Some of the more common file extensions include .exe for executables, .mp3 for audio, and .doc for documents. These common file extensions are well known to many pc users, but with fresh applications being created every day, with it comes new file types which you might not know about.

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