File Extension

NEW File Format

New info

NEW is a file extension for a text document typically containing ‘New Information’. This would be included with a software package (in the form of a WHATS.NEW file) and would contain information about changes to the software package, etc. NEW files can be opened with a text editor.


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This was last updated in July 2010
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