Various File Types and How to Open it?

We find lots of different file types while we download, browse or when view our system folders...

Sometimes, we are unaware which application to use to open the particular file type. So i here with most frequently used file types and which application can be used to open it.

File Extension File Type Application to open
.txt Text File Notepad
.dat Data File Notepad
 
.bmp Picture File Paint , Adobe Photoshop
.jpg/jpeg Picture File Paint , Adobe Photoshop
.gif Picture File Paint , Adobe Photoshop
.png Picture File Paint , Adobe Photoshop
 
.mp3 Audio File Windows Media Player
.wav Audio File Windows Media Player
 
.avi Video File Windows Media Player
.mov Movie File Quick Time, DVD Play
.mp4 Movie File Quick Time
 
.doc Document File Word
.xls Spreadsheet Excel
.pdf Portable Document File Adobe Reader
.ppt, .pps Slide show presentation Power Point
 
.zip Archieve File Winzip , 7-Zip..
.tar Archieve tar File Winzip , 7-Zip..
.gz Archieve GunZip File Winzip, 7-Zip..
 
.exe Executable File If you click this file it will execute. Be Aware, before click this file make sure the file is right one and not malware.
.cfg Configuration File notepad
.sys System File Better not to open
 
.xml Xtended Markup Language file Notepad any editors
.html Hypertext Markup Language File Any editors
.csv Comma Seperated Value File notepad, excel..