What is file?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    A collection of data or information that has a name, called the filename. Almost all information stored in a computer must be in a file. There are many different types of files: data files, text files , program files, directory files, and so on. Different types of files store different types of information. For example, program files store programs, whereas text files store text.

  • 1 decade ago

    A computer file is paradigm of computing, normally complemented by the process paradigm. Computer files are implemented as collection of information that is stored in a computer system with a unique identifier. Computer files are so called because they are the computer equivalent of card, paper, or microfiche files in the traditional office environment. Computer files provide a way to organize the resources used to permanently store information inside a computer.

  • 1 decade ago

    Collection information is data.

    Collection of data is file.

    We can manage the file, according to our specified data.

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