What is a .TXT File – How to Open TXT Format – Programs

Files type: Text


What is

This is one of the most common file types that is used in the computer system. These are simple standard ASCII text based documents that are used for writing plain text messages and notes.

These files are recognized by any text editing applications and can be opened in several such text editing applications or even in the complex word processing softwares.

These files can be very easily read and written to by several application programs on the computer and these files are also used for storing some important user information for the application as well.

Softwares such as Notepad and WordPad for the Windows platform create files and save it to the file system as .TXT files.


Detailed information 

Category: Data Files
File format: Open Standard
Open with Windows: Any standard text editor
Open with Linux: Any standard text editor