How to Determine Your File Format

Determine Your File Format

Most operating systems, such as VM/CMS, DOC, CP/M, VMS, Mac OS X, and of course Windows, use the method to determine file formats by checking the ending name of files. The letters which follow the final portion of the filename are called extensions. If you look at HTML files, you can see that they are identified by .html/.htm extensions. The same you can see with GIF files – their extension is .gif. In the very beginning FAT File System, all … Continue Reading