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What is the meaning of a file extension?

File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "unknown-file.pdf" has the file extension "pdf". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
File extensions help you organize and manage files. They provide a quick and easy way to identify and associate the file type with the appropriate software.

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In our database, we have collected a huge number of different file extensions, detailed descriptions, and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with the file extensions listed in our database.
This database is an invaluable resource for users who want to understand better file extensions and what they can do with them. It also allows users to know different file types with the same purpose.

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We have verified every software listed in our database. The software listed in our database includes links to the developer's or software's website. These links should allow you to download the right program for each file type. Using verified software from reputable sources helps minimize the risk of malware and viruses infecting your computer.

New files

  • ads file icon .ads - Audio project saved by Cyberlink AudioDirector software

    The CyberLink AudioDirector software utilizes the ads files for its audio projects.

  • changes file icon .changes - Debian package changes information file

    This file includes details about modifications implemented in a new version of a Debian package, checksums, and additional metadata. Its main use is during the upload of Debian packages to repositories.

  • code-workspace file icon .code-workspace - Configuration file for Visual Studio Code

    The code-workspace file is a configuration file for Visual Studio Code.

  • gtp file icon .gtp - Gerber file

    gtp files are typically gerber files containing data for PCB. These files represent the top paste layer.

  • jdl file icon .jdl - Source of JHipster Domain Language

    Source files in the JHipster Domain Language have a jdl extension. These are utilized to detail app deployments.

  • .nfw - Dynamic Modbus Slave Simulator configuration file

    The nfw extension files are unique configuration files associated with the Newflow Dynamic Modbus Slave Simulator software.

  • .nsfw - Content not safe for work

    Files featuring a nsfw extension are typically graphics or video content tagged as NSFW.

Popular files

  • apk file icon .apk - Google Android app - Application Package Kit file

    An .apk file extension is primarily a Google Android app. APK (Application Package Kit) files are created for devices running on the Android operating system.

  • mp4 file icon .mp4 - MPEG-4 multimedia container

    mp4 file extension is generally associated with MPEG-4 multimedia files as per the ISO 14496-1 standard.

    Nowadays it is a common format for multimedia content and compatible with a wide range of media players.

  • oxps file icon .oxps - Document in Microsoft OpenXPS format

    OPXS format is alternative to PDF format introduced in Windows 8, replacing the previously used XPS files. You can view these files in Windows XPS reader.

  • pdf file icon .pdf - Adobe's PDF (Portable Document Format)

    The extension .pdf is primarily associated with Adobe's Portable Document Format, often abbreviated as PDF. Most software that allows you to create documents or projects also provides the option to save these files in PDF format. Adobe provides a free PDF viewer - Adobe Acrobat Reader that can be downloaded from their website.

  • skp file icon .skp - SketchUp 3D format

    Files bearing the skp file extension are pretty much always 3D graphics files or 3D models that have been created and stored using the SketchUp software.


File types