Software & Apps

    You use software and apps every day, all day long. We'll help you figure out which ones are best for your life and family, and share the tips you need.
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    What Is an AVIF File?
    A man saving a Pages document as a PDF in Pages on a MacBook Pro.
    How to Create a PDF File
    An illustration of typefaces
    What is WOFF? All About the Compressed Web Font Format
    Person editing SVG files on a laptop
    What's an SVG File and How Do You Open One?
    Person looking at an Android smartphone with an APK file on the screen
    What's an APK File and How Do You Open One?
    GIF Files
    What Is a GIF?
    XVID files in Windows 10
    What's an XVID File and How Do You Open One?
    A green zip file
    What 'Zip' Files Are and How to Use Them
    JPG Files
    What Is a JPG (JPEG) File?
    Screenshot of several PNG files in Windows 10
    What Is a PNG File?
    Row of red work files, with one yellow one
    What Exactly Is a Computer File?
    EPUB files in Windows 10
    What's an EPUB File and How Do You Open One?
    What's a CSV File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several MOBI files in Windows 10
    What's a MOBI File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several FLAC files in Windows 10
    How to Open, Edit, and Convert FLAC Files
    What Is a RAR File?
    EPS files in a folder in Windows 10
    What's an EPS File and How Do You Open One?
    FLV Files: How to Play and Convert Them
    Screenshot of several empty DEB files on Ubuntu
    What's a DEB File and How Do You Open One?
    INDD files in a folder in Windows 10
    What's an INDD File and How Do You Open One?
    IPSW files in Windows 10
    What's an IPSW File and How Do You Open One?
    Person sitting on a desk under three XML file icons holding an XML folder near a computer
    What Is an XML File and How Do You Open One?
    PSD files in Windows 10
    What Is a PSD File?
    ARW files in Windows 10 that open with Photos
    What's an ARW File and How Do You Open One?
    7Z files in Windows 10
    What's a 7Z File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several WMA files in Windows 10
    What's a WMA File and How Do You Open One?
    several EXE files in Windows 11
    What's an EXE File and How Do You Open One?
    Image of a person reading an ePub ebook
    Convert ePub From a PDF to Make an Ebook
    Screenshot of several SWF files in Windows 10
    What's an SWF File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several MKV files in Windows 10
    What's an MKV File and How Do You Open One?
    DXF Files
    What's a DXF File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several TIF files in Windows 10
    TIF and TIFF Files: What They Are & How to Open and Convert Them
    Several ISO files in Windows 10
    What Is an ISO File?
    SRT Files
    What's an SRT File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several VOB files
    What's a VOB File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several MPEG files in Windows 10
    What's an MPEG File and How Do You Open One?
    Person looking at aspx files on a computer
    What's an ASPX File and How Do You Open One?
    VCF files in Windows 11
    What's a VCF File and How Do You Open One?
    AI Files
    What's an AI File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several ODT files in Windows 10
    What's an ODT File & How Do You Open One?
    RTF files
    What's an RTF File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several M4A files in Windows 10
    What's an M4A File and How Do You Open One?
    Screenshot of several files in a folder
    What Is a File Extension & Why Are They Important?
    What's a 3GP File and How Do You Open One?
    MD files
    What Is an MD File?
    How to Open, Edit, & Convert MP4 Files
    Screenshot of several XVO files in Windows 10
    What's an XVO File and How Do You Open One?
    DMG files in macOS High Sierra
    What Is a DMG File?
    Screenshot of several PAGES files in macOS High Sierra
    What's a PAGES File and How Do You Open One?
    WAV Files
    What Are WAV & WAVE Files and How Do You Open Them?
    Person managing CR2 files
    What Is a CR2 File?
    PHP files in Windows 10
    What's a PHP File and How Do You Open One?
    M3U8 files that open in iTunes
    What's an M3U8 File and How Do You Open One?
    ZIP files in Windows 11
    What's a ZIP File and How Do You Open One?
    Illustration of a person looking at ACSM files on a computer monitor.
    What Is an ACSM File? (And How to Open One)
    PPTX files in a folder
    What's a PPTX File and How Do You Open One?
    OGG files in Windows 10
    What's an OGG File and How Do You Open One?
    WMV Files
    What's a WMV File and How Do You Open One?
    KML files that open in Google Earth
    What's a KML File and How Do You Open One?