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FILE File Format

AS/400 physical file

FILE is a file extension for a physical file format used by IBM’s AS/400 server system introduced in 1987. AS/400 was replaced by IBM Power Systems in 2008.

FILE is also a generic extension added to a file without a valid extension in Windows systems. 

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User Walter47 answers ‘How to convert a physical FILE to a flat file’ for user A1b2c333 at IT Knowledge Exchange.

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This was last updated in July 2010
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