File Type 1 Generic IconINTERCAL Source File
File Format Proprietary (INTERCAL)
Usage Open manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon

Contains source code written in INTERCAL, a programming language designed to be different than all other major program languages; uses commands such as "DO," "NEXT," "PLEASE," and "FORGET."

The INTERCAL compiler is called the "Compiler Language With No Pronounceable Acronym."

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Updated 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconVisual Studio Intermediate File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

An "i file" is an intermediate file generated by Microsoft Visual Studio. It contains pre-processor output that can be used to debug compilation errors. Since intermediate files are used for informational purposes, they are not included in the final program linking and compilation process.

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Visual Studio is a software development program that contains an integrated development environment or IDE. It can be used to create Windows programs and Web applications. Visual Studio includes a code editor, debugger, a form designer, and several other tools.

Visual C++, Visual C#, Visual Basic, Visual Web Developer, and Team Foundation Server are all included with Visual Studio.

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Updated September 22, 2010
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference