ASCII (American Standard Code For Information Interchange)

  • ASCII is developed by ANSI(Amercan National Standards Institute)
  • ASCII is a common format for text files in internet and computers.
  • The text files stored in ASCII files are called ASCII Files.
  • 128 Characters are defined in ASCII.
  • Each aplphabetic, special characters or numeric is represent with a 7 bit alphanumeric code.
  • UNIX and DOS operating systems are using the ASCII for text files.
  • The ASCII code for uppercase N is 78.
  • Most of computers are using ASCII to represent text and is used to transfer data from one page to the other.