Meaning of filename in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪlneɪm/


  • An identifying name given to a computer file.

    ‘The protocol name is simply the filename, excluding any file extension.’
    • ‘One thing to watch out for when encrypting filenames is that filenames must remain valid after encryption.’
    • ‘You can see not only the address of the file being downloaded but the filename too.’
    • ‘The application is responsible for mapping this identifier back to the filename.’
    • ‘It will not be named with reference to its absolute filename or address as filenames and addresses have a tendency to change.’