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New applications are constantly being created and it is important for our personal computer to be able to tell what kind of file it is accessing. That is precisely what a file extension is for!

To detect which application to access a file with, your system first collects the necessary information from the files extension. A files extension carries hints to the formatting of the file and what kind of data it contains. Some of the more frequent file extensions include .exe for executables, .mp3 for sound, and .doc for documents. These general file extensions are recognized by many pc users, but with fresh applications being created each day, with it comes more file types which you may not know about.

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