Sunday, February 26, 2012

Almost All File Formats and their Meanings


ABK Corel Draw AutoBackup
ACL Corel Draw 6 keyboard accelerator
ACM Used by Windows in the system directory
ACP Microsoft Office Assistant Preview file
ACT Microsoft Office Assistant Actor file
ACV OS/2 drivers that compress and decompress audio data
AD After Dark screensaver
ADB Appointment database used by HP 100LX organizer
ADD OS/2 adapter drivers used in the boot process
ADM After Dark MultiModule screensaver
ADP Used by FaxWorks to do setup for fax modem interaction
ADR After Dark Randomizer screensaver
AFM Adobe font metrics
AF2 ABC Flowchart file
AF3 ABC Flowchart file
AI Adobe Illustrator drawing
AIF Apple Mac AIFF sound
ALB JASC Image Commander album
ALL Arts & Letters Library
AMS Velvert Studio music module (MOD) file
ANC Canon Computer Pattern Maker file that is a selectable list of pattern colors
ANI Animated Cursor
API Application Program Interface file; used by Adobe Acrobat
APR Lotus Approach 97 file
APS Microsoft Visual C++ file
ARC LH ARC (old version) compressed archive
ARJ Robert Jung ARJ compressed archive
ART Xara Studio drawing
ART Canon Crayola art file
ASA Microsoft Visual InterDev file
ASD WinWord AutoSave
ASM Assembler language source file
ASP Active Server Page (an HTML file containing a Microsoft server-processed script)
ASP Procomm Plus setup and connection script
AST Claris Works "assistant" file
ATT AT&T Group 4 bitmap
AVI Microsoft Video for Windows movie
AWD FaxView document

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