Open TXT File in Windows and MAC – Free Programs, Converters and Editors online


  • Files type: Text
  • Extension: .TXT
  • Format: Text

 

What is a .txt file

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

TXT 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 extension.

How to open TXT Files

General instructions

  1. Find the .txt  in your mobile device or computer.
  2. Tap or double click on it.
  3. On the drop down list menu select one of the suitable program text editors.
  4. Confirm the action.
  5. Now you can view it.

 

If you don’t have any editor or viewer just check the following section.

 

with Windows

You can use any standard text editor like notepad or word pad

with Linux:

You can use any standard text editor like vi

Programs that Open TXT files

The lists are sort alphabetically, they contain freeware, GNU and proprietary software.

 

Online Editors

You can view a txt online using some of these online viewers:

 

Windows Editors

  • Atom
  • BBEdit
  • Bluefish
  • Brackets
  • Emacs
  • gedit
  • jEdit
  • Komodo Edit
  • Notepad++
  • Notepad
  • PSPad
  • Sublime Text
  • Text
  • TextEdit
  • TextMate
  • TextPad
  • TextWrangler
  • UltraEdit
  • vi
  • Vim

 

MAC Editors

  • Aquamacs
  • AtomMIT
  • BBEdit
  • Bluefish
  • Brackets
  • gedit
  • GNU nano
  • jEdit
  • Komodo Edit
  • Notepad
  • Notepad++
  • Smultron
  • Spacemacs
  • SubEthaEdit
  • Sublime Text
  • Tex-Edit Plus
  • TextEdit
  • TextMate
  • TextWrangler
  • UltraEdit

 

Linux Editors

  • 010 Editor
  • Atom
  • Bluefish
  • Brackets
  • ed
  • Emacs
  • FeatherPad
  • Geany
  • gedit
  • GNU nano
  • JED
  • jEdit
  • Joe’s Own Editor
  • Kate
  • Kile
  • Komodo Edit
  • KWrite
  • Leafpad
  • Medit
  • mined
  • ne
  • NEdit
  • Neovim
  • Notepad++
  • Pe
  • Pico
  • pluma
  • Scintilla
  • SciTE
  • Spacemacs
  • Sublime
  • TextMate
  • UltraEdit
  • vi
  • Vim
  • xed
  • XEmacs
  • Xfce

 

Android Editors

  • Notepad
  • QED
  • Ia Writer

 

 

IOS Editors

  • iA Writer
  • Ulysses
  • Scrivener
  • Simpletext

 

How to convert

You can also view and edit a text file if you convert it to another format.  You can convert a txt file to PDF and CSV formats.

online conversion

We don’t have any information about an online converter or the conversion of this format.

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