How to open Basic text document .text files
Have you had trouble opening the text file on your computer? What are text files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is text file?
Various text files that can be read with any text editor typically use the text file extension.
Basic text document description
simple text file (.text or .txt) is a file that contains only plain text without any special formatting, images or other non-text data. It can be opened and edited with any text editor.
Suggested software to open text file
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There are other TEXT filename extensions with the same .text suffix
text - ArchiCAD for MAC Geometric Description Language object
A gdl file extension is related to the ArchiCAD, a CAD solution and used for its Geometric Description Language.
text - Markdown markup language file
Files with text extension is used by Markdown markup language.
text - yBook text
A text file extension is associated with the yBook and used for its text files.