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Our computer needs to know how to access specific files and determine what software they are associated with. That is precisely what a file extension is employed for!

To find out which application to open a file with, your personal computer first gathers the necessary information by examining the files extension. Data about the type and format of information carried within a file is designated by a file extension. Some of the most general file extensions include .exe for executables, .mp3 for audio, and .txt for plain text. These common file extensions are recognized by many computer users, but with new applications coming every day, with it comes new file types which you might not be familiar with.

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