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New programs are always being created and it is important for our pc to be able to distinguish what kind of file it is accessing. That is precisely what a file extension is used for!

To determine which application to open a file with, your personal computer starts by gathering the necessary information from the files extension. A files extension carries clues to the data format of the file and what variety of data it holds. Some of the most frequent file extensions include .exe for executables, .mp3 for sound, and .doc for documents. These common file extensions are well known to many personal computer users, but with new applications coming out every day, with it is created new file types which you may not have seen.

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