Sunday, February 26, 2012

Almost All File Formats and their Meanings


C C code
CAB Microsoft cabinet file (program files compressed for software distribution)
CAL CALS Compressed Bitmap
CAL Calendar schedule data
CAS Comma-delimited ASCII file
CAT IntelliCharge categorization file used by Quicken
CB Microsoft clean boot file
CCB Visual Basic Animated Button configuration
CCF Multimedia Viewer configuration file used in OS/2
Corel Chart
CCM Lotus CC:Mail "box" (for example, INBOX.CCM)
CDA CD Audio Track
CDF Microsoft Channel Definition Format file
CDI Phillips Compact Disk Interactive format
CDR Core Draw drawing
CDT Corel Draw template
CDX Corel Draw compressed drawing
CEL CIMFast Event Language file
CFB Comptons Multimedia file
CFG Configuration file
CGI Common Gateway Interface script file
CGM Computer Graphics Metafile
CH OS/2 configuration file
CHK File fragments saved by Windows Disk Defragmenter or ScanDisk
CHP Ventura Publisher chapter
CIL Clip Gallery download package
CIM Sim City 200 file
CIN OS/2 change control file that tracks changes to an INI file
CK1 iD/Apogee Commander Keen 1 data file
CK2 iD/Apogee Commander Keen 2 data file
CK3 iD/Apogee Commander Keen 3 data file
CK4 iD/Apogee Commander Keen 4 data file
CK5 iD/Apogee Commander Keen 5 data file
CK6 iD/Apogee Commander Keen 6 data file
CLASS Java class
CLP Windows Clipboard file
CLS Visual Basic Class Module
CMD Command file for Windows NT (similar to a DOS .BAT file)
CMD DOS CP/M command file
CMD dBase-II program file
CMF Corel Metafile
CMP Address document
CMV Corel Move animation
CMX Corel Presentation Exchange image
CNF Configuration file used by Telnet, Windows, and other applications
CNM Windows application menu options and setup file
CNQ Compuworks Design Shop file
CNT Windows (or other) system content files for the help index and other purposes
COB trueSpace2 object
COD Microsoft C compiler output as displayable assembler with original C as comments
COM Command file (program)
CPD Fax Cover document
CPE Fax Cover document
CPI Microsoft MS-DOS code page information file
CPL Control Panel extension
CPL Corel colour palette
CPP C++ code
CPR Corel Presents Presentation
CPT Corel Photo-Paint image
CPX Corel Presentation Exchange Compressed drawing
CRD Cardfile file
CRP Corel Presents Run-Time Presentation
CRT Certificate file
CSC Corel Script
CSP PC Emcee On-Screen image
CSV Comma-separated values file
CT Scitex CT Bitmap
CTL Used in general to mean a file containing control information.
CUE Microsoft Cue Cards data
CUR Windows Cursor
CUT Dr Halo bitmap
CV Corel Versions archive
CV Microsoft CodeView information screen
CWK Claris Works data file
CWS Claris Works template
CXX C++ source code file

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