TXT file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .txt file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .txt file?
- What program do I need to open a .txt file?
- How can the .txt file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .txt files to another format?
- Where can I find the specifications for .txt?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .txt extension?
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
Plain Text File
TXT file is a plain text. Plain text is textual material, usually in a disk file, that is (largely) unformatted.
Other types of files may also use the .txt file extension.
The following softwares are capable of converting .txt files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .txt file can be converted into one of the following formats:
The .txt file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .txt file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .txt file association, check the FAQ.
Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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