Open TXT File – What is and How to View – Format and Programs

  • 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


  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 suitable program text editors.
  4. Confirm the action
  5. Now you can view it.


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

How to convert online

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