You must have come across all of the file extensions mentioned here. Yet there is a very high chance that you do not know their full forms or why the extensions are named so. Here’s to increase your computer general knowledge a bit.
1. A high-quality video format
2. Video delivered over the internet using flash player.
3. A high-quality video format that can hold audio, video and subtitles in a single, small size file.
4. One of the earliest video coders.
5. The compressor file.
6. This can only be opened in Adobe Photoshop.
7. An application programming interface (API) of Microsoft Windows used for modifications in software.
8. Nearly every software for Windows OS have this extension.
9. Used by Apple devices for audio files.
10. Used by Microsoft for audio files.
11. This is the file extension of the very-small-size videos that one can play on mobiles.
12. Interactive web content on web browsers are in this format.
13. All Microsoft Office Excel versions before 2007 have this extension. It is .xlsx for 2007 and later.
14. All Microsoft Office Word versions before 2007 have this extension. It is .docx for 2007 and later.
15. Device or program for encoding or decoding a digital data stream or signal.
16. An open-source lossless audio file with very high sound quality but unplayable on MP3 players.
17. The original file extension for one of the earliest video codecs.
18. Nearly every photo is in this format.
19. Adobe documents that you use daily.
20. A image file extension with better quality than JPEG but larger file size.
21. Mostly used in the publishing industry – newspapers, magazines, etc.
22. Both audio and video codec used by Windows Media Player.
23. Part of a series of video codecs made by Microsoft.
24. The most commonly used audio file format.
25. Second most-commonly used image file. Images are animated.
26. A video file format supported by Microsoft.
27. Audio coding that is better than MP3.