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File Type, Extension Glossary
The end of each filename contains a file extension ( abf, acr, acsm, afm, arc, asp, ani, amr, asc, ai, aif, art, asm, apk, au, avi, avr, avs ) which refers to the type of file. This information is used by your computer operating system to launch an appropriate program that is associated with this file.

.aa - File type .aa is an audiobook file distributed from Audible.com. ( filename extension .aa )

.abf - Adobe Binary Screen Font format. The binary version of a .bdf format. ( filename extension abf )



.acsm - Adobe Content Server Message file or acsm file is used by the program Adobe Digital Editions. The file type with the .acsm extension is used to power the download of an eBook from Adobe. ( filename extension acsm )

.acr - American College of Radiology file format. This file format is a standard for ACR-NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) medical image files.



.adi - AutoCAD Device-Independent Binary Plotter format. Generated by AutoCAD as monochrome bitmaps.

.afm - Adobe Font Metrics format. ASCII-based file format used for storing font metric data as human-readable data.

.ai - Adobe Illustrator format. Native format of the Adobe Illustrator program. A variation of the .eps format. ( filename extension ai )



.aif, .aiff - Audio Interchange File Format. This sound format is predominantly used by Silicon Graphics and Macintosh applications. ( filename extension )

.amr - Compressed audio format developed and used by many cell phones for voice recordings such as MMS messages. AMR incorporates the Algebraic Code Excited Linear Prediction (ACELP) algorithm, designed to compress human speech audio. ( filename extension amr )

.ani - Animated cursor file format. Used with animated cursors in Windows-based machines. ( filename extension ani )

.apk - Application package file (APK) is the file format used to distribute and install application software on Google's Android operating system

.arc - Archive file format. Most commonly associate with DOS-based machines. This format stores 1+ files in a compressed format in an archive file.

.arj - Archive by Robert Jung. This format stores one or more files into a compressed archive.

.art - Clip Art file format. This extension is used with various types of clip art, including First Publisher and Ashton-Tate.

.asc - ASCII image file format. ( filename extension asc )

.asm - Assembly language file format. ( filename extension asm )

.asp - Active Server Page format. An open, compile-free application environment in which you can combine HTML, scripts and reusable ActiveX server components to create dynamic and powerful Web pages. ( filename extension asp )

.au - Audio U-law (pronounced mu-law) file format. This sound format is most populous on the Internet and boasts small file sizes. ( filename extension au )

.avi - Audio Video Interleaved file format. Windows multimedia video format that interleaves waveform audio and digital video. ( filename extension avi )

.avr - Audio Visual Research file format. Audio format used to play Macintosh sound files. ( filename extension )

.avs - Application Visualization System format. High quality digital video format most often indicating a Digital Video Interactive (.dvi) file that can only be viewed by an appropriate Action Media II adapter. ( filename extension avs )

Every filename contains a file extension like abf, acr, acsm, afm, arc, asp, ani, amr, apk, asc, ai, aif, art, asm, au, avi, avr, avs and others that refers to the specific type of file. Info on files like avi, amr, asp, ai and others is used by your PC operating system to launch an appropriate program associated with that respective file.

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