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What is txt file?

Files with txt extension are mostly common text files viewable in various text editors.

txt file description

The txt file extension is traditionally used for simple text files. Many MS-DOS, Unix, Windows applications and text editors used this file extension for common text file. Only character encoding charset may vary from simple ASCII to UTF etc. which depends on author language or operating system native charset.

Text files are also frequently used for various text logs and reports generated by programs.

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Software that will open txt file

Microsoft Windows NotePad

The basic text editor found in Windows


The default text editor in Mac OS X

Sublime Text

A sophisticated source code editor for programmers


A powerful text and source codes editing tool

Other txt file extensions

txt - Ascii text parameter description data

Ascii text parameter description txt file is some kind of audio data that contains human readable information about items at bank, instrument or waveform levels.

txt - Atari Jaguar binary image of program text segment

A txt file extension is related to the Atari Jaguar binary image of program text segment.

txt - EasyPlot saved data

A txt file extension is related to the EasyPlot and used for its saved data files.

txt - MilkShape 3D ASCII data

A txt file extension is associated with MilkShape 3D ASCII data format.

txt - RTTTL / Nokring mobile ring-tone format

Files with txt file extension could also be occasionally found as RTTL ringtones for older Nokia Phones creating using the NokRing software.

txt - Steinberg LM-4 sound bank

A txt file extension is associated with the Steinberg LM-4 bank file format.

txt - Subtitles

A txt file extension is related to the TXT file format used for subtitles. TXT subtitles are used by various programs, like Captions, DVD Junior, TMPlayer, etc.

txt - T602 document file

 Files with txt extension were used by T602 program, which was the most popular text processor in Czech republic in 90's.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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