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New programs are constantly being created and it is essential for our pc to be able to distinguish what sort of file it is accessing. By examining a files extension, our pc knows exactly how to process that file.

To detect which software to open a file with, your computer first gathers the necessary information by examining the files extension. Data about the type and format of data contained within a file is designated by a file extension. A few of the more common file extensions include .exe for executables, .wav for sound, and .doc for documents. You might already be familiar with these general extensions but with the ever developing library of programs and operating systems there are much more that you might have never seen.

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