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Different Type of File Extensions: Computer Knowledge

Did you know name of different types of file extensions? In IBPS, SBI, RBI recruitment exams, few questions are asked on file extensions in computer knowledge section. This is very important topic in computer awareness. Today we are going to provide here about different type of files and their extensions. First we have to know about type of file extensions. Go through further to know about it.




What are File Extensions? What is the function of File Extensions?

In our computer, Windows identifies a file by its extension. You can see these extensions after the last dot in the filename. Normally it is a 3 or 4 character acronym. Windows identifies the file type using this extensions and decides which program will have to open. We have given here a table that consists of different type of file extensions in files.


Different type of Files and their Extensions

Type of Files
Their Extensions
Compressed
.zip
Program
.exe, .com, .bat
Text
.txt, .csv
Document
.docx, doc, .rtf, .pdf, .ppt
Sheet
.xlsx, .xls, .csv
Audio
.mp3, .wav
Video
.avi, .mov, .mpg, .mpeg
Image
.jpg, jpeg, .gif, .bmp
Web Page
.html, .htm

1 comment:

  1. thank you...please do post some more topics like this...

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