Go Back   TechArena Community > Software > Windows Software
Become a Member!
Forgot your username/password?
Register Tags Active Topics RSS Search Mark Forums Read

Sponsored Links



Common file name extensions with explanation.

Windows Software


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-01-2012
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 58
Arrow Common file name extensions with explanation.
  

Hello friends,
My dad purchased new computer for me before ten days; now I am very happy with my computer. But when I save the file my computer ask me the extension before saving and gives some suggestions. What are the common Files extinctions please provide some information I am new and having less knowledge about computer files. Please help me.

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-01-2012
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 540
Re: Common file name extensions with explanation.

The file that contains waveform data is called as audio file. This file can be played using an audio playback application.
The common file extensions of audio files are:-
.aa Audible Audio Book File.
.aa3 ATRAC Audio File.
.acd ACID Project File.
.acm Interplay Audio File.
.afc Mass Effect 2 Audio File.
.aif Audio Interchange File Format.
.amr Adaptive Multi-Rate Codec File.
.cda CD Audio Track Shortcut file.
.dss Digital Speech Standard File.
.m3u Media Playlist File.
.m4a MPEG-4 Audio File.
.mid MIDI File.
.mp3 MP3 Audio File.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-01-2012
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 520
Re: Common file name extensions with explanation.

Video file extensions:- The large range of video formats are included in video files.
.3GP File Extension is used for 3GPP Multimedia Files, .MP4 File Extension is used for MPEG-4 Video File, .ASF File Extension is used for Advanced Systems Format Files, .AVI File Extension is used for Audio Video Interleave File, .FLV File Extension is used for Flash Video Files.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-01-2012
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 410
Re: Common file name extensions with explanation.

Files related to web servers and websites are included in Web files. The common web files extensions with explanation.
.asp is the Active Server Page.
.cer is the Internet Security Certificate.
.htm is the Hypertext Markup Language File.
.html is the Hypertext Markup Language File.
.jsp is the Java Server Page file.
.php is the Hypertext Preprocessor File.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-01-2012
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 446
Re: Common file name extensions with explanation.

Text File Types
The text file stores textual data; .doc this extension is used for Microsoft Word Document. .log this extension is used for Log File. .rtf extension is use for Rich Text Format File .txt extension is used for Plain Text File.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-01-2012
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 798
Re: Common file name extensions with explanation.

Operating system related files are System files. Here are some very common System File Types:
.cab Windows Cabinet File.
.cpl Windows Control Panel Item.
.dll Dynamic Link Library.
.dmp Windows Memory Dump.
.drv Device Driver.
.lnk File Shortcut.
.sys Windows System File.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-01-2012
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 632
Re: Common file name extensions with explanation.

The Executable files contain code. When we open this file the code runs. Applications, macros, scripts files are the examples of executable file. It is recommended to do not open such types of unknown files received as e-mail attachment. These are some common types of files, .bat is for DOS Batch File, .cgi is for Common Gateway Interface Script, .exe is for Windows Executable File, .gadget is for Windows Gadget, .jar is for Java Archive File, .pif is for Program Information File, .vb is for VBScript File, .wsf is for Windows Script File.
Reply With Quote
Reply

  TechArena Community > Software > Windows Software
Tags: , , , , , ,



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads for: "Common file name extensions with explanation."
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cannot hide file extensions in MAC OS X Ainsley Operating Systems 6 22-01-2012 03:12 PM
How do I change File extensions in Windows 7 Shaan12 Windows Software 3 14-01-2010 12:29 AM
Microsoft Money File Extensions rajmalhotra Windows Software 3 25-06-2009 07:19 PM
How to Rename File Extensions in Vista Fragman Operating Systems 2 03-06-2009 02:17 PM


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 09:17 AM.