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New software is always being created and it is essential for our pc to know how to tell what kind of file it is accessing. By looking at a files extension, our personal computer knows exactly how to access that file.

The information needed to choose which software to utilise to open a file is learned from the files extension. Information regarding the format and type of data carried within a file is indicated by the file extension. As an example, many general file extensions include: .tga for pictures, .zip for packed files, and .avi for video. These common file extensions are well known to many computer users, but with fresh software being created each day, with it is created more file types which you might not have seen.

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