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.$$$
Temporary file

.2GR
A file that allows Windows to display text and graphics in standard mode on a 286 or 386 computer (filename extension).

.386
Swap file; enables computer running in enhanced mode to use Windows with virtual memory (filename extension).

.3GR
A file that allows Windows to display text and graphics in enhanced mode on a 386, 486, or Pentium computer (filename extension).

.906
Calcomp plotter

.A3W
MacroMedia Authorware Windows 3.5 (filename extension).

.ABK
AutoBackup, Corel Draw (filename extension).

.ABR
Brush - Adobe Photoshop (filename extension).

.ACL
Keyboard accelerator, Corel Draw 6 (filename extension).

.ACM
Windows system directory file (filename extension).

.ACV
Drivers for compressing or decompressing audio files, OS/2 (filename extension).

.AD
After Dark

.ADB
1. Appointment DataBase, HP 100LX (filename extension). 2. Body file type, Ada language (filename extension).

.ADD
Adapter Driver - OS/2 (filename extension).

.ADM
AfterDark MultiModule (filename extension).

.ADR
AfterDark Randomizer (filename extension). AfterDark is a screensaver program that can be set to randomly display a variety of screensaver patterns one after another.

.ADS
Specification file type, Ada language (filename extension).

.AFM
Adobe Font Metrics - Type 1 font metrics (filename extension).

.AG4
Access G4

.AI
Adobe Illustrator

.AIF
Audio Interchange File Format or AIFF (filename extension). A format developed by Apple Computer for storing high-quality sampled audio and musical instrument information. It can be played on PC and Mac.

.aiff
Audio Interchange File Format. An uncompressed sound format developed by Apple Computer for storing high-quality sampled audio and musical instrument information. It can be played on PC and Mac, using QuickTime or Sound Player.

.ALL
Arts and Letters Library (filename extension).

.ANI
Animated cursor (filename extension).

.ANS
ANSI text (filename extension).

.API
Application Program Interface (filename extension). An interface between the operating system and application programs.

.APP
MacroMedia Authorware package (filename extension).

.ARC
ARC or ARC+ compressed

.arj
A PC compressed format found on European sites (filename extension), which can be decoded with unArjMac, DeArj, and SITEX10.EXE (win).

.ART
An art file, in some draw or paint applications (filename extension).

.ASC
ASCII text file

.ASF
Active Streaming File - HoTMetaL Pro (filename extension).

.ASM
Assembly Source Code

.ASP
Active Server Page - Microsoft (filename extension).

.AST
Assistant file - Claris Works (filename extension). Assistants guide the user through a task by asking a series of questions and then use the answers to perform a task. Assistants in Claris Works can be used to create such useful items as calendars, newsletters, stationery, labels, and address lists, to make footnotes within a file, to find documents, etc.

.ATT
AT&T

.AU
A sound file format used on Sun Microsystems or other UNIX computers

.AVI
AVI movie format

.AVS
Intel video capture format (filename extension).

.b64
Base 64 (filename extension), the encoding format used by the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension.

.BAK
Backup copy in DOS or OS/2

.BAS
BASIC program file

.BAT
Batch

.BFC
Briefcase document - Windows 95 (filename extension).

.BG
Backgammon game (filename extension).

.BI
Binary file (filename extension).

.BIN
Driver

.bin
A MacBinary II encoded file (filename extension). This file type, downloaded as MacBinary or Binary, can be decompressed with Stuffit Expander.

.BK
Backup copy

.BK$
Backup file (filename extension).

.BLT
Wordperfect for DOS (filename extension).

.BMP
Bitmap

.BNK
Sim City game file (filename extension).

.BRX
Browse Index (filename extension). Found on multimedia CD-ROMs.

.BTM
Batch file - Norton Utilities (filename extension).

.C
C program file

.CAB
Microsoft compressed format

.CAL
Calendar or CALS

.CAP
Caption

.CBT
Computer-Based Training; a tutorial file (filename extension).

.CCH
Corel chart (filename extension).

.CCM
Lotus cc:Mail (filename extension).

.CDA
CD Audio track (filename extension).

.CDR
CorelDraw

.CDT
Corel Draw template (filename extension).

.CDX
Corel Draw compressed file (file extension).

.CDX
Visual FoxPro database index (filename extension).

.CFB
Compton’s multimedia encyclopedia (filename extension).

.CFG
Configuration

.CFL
Corel Flow (filename extension).

.CGI
Common Gateway Interface (filename extension). A file that makes it possible for HTTP servers to interface with computer programs to provide interactive functions like fill-out forms.

.CGM
CGM graphics

.CHK
Checkdisk - DOS

.CHP
Chapter - Ventura

.CIF
Chapter Information - Venture

.CIM
Sim City file (filename extension).

.CIT
Intergraph scanned image

.CLP
Clipboard

.CMD
Command file -- OS/2

.CMF
Corel MetaFile (filename extension).

.CMF
SoundBlaster file (filename extension).

.CMP
LEAD Technologies graphics

.CMV
Corel Move animation (filename extension).

.CNF
Configuration file (filename extension).

.CNQ
Compuworks Design Shop (filename extension).


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