filetype

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

file +‎ type

Noun[edit]

filetype (plural filetypes)

  1. (computing) An identifier indicating the type of information contained in an electronic format.

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Verb[edit]

filetype (third-person singular simple present filetypes, present participle filetyping, simple past and past participle filetyped)

  1. To assign a type to a file.
    This software searches the directory and attempts to filetype all the files in it.