Open TXT file

The most commonly used .txt file type: Plain text file

How to open txt files?

txt file icon Have you had trouble opening the txt file on your computer? What are txt files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is txt file?

TXT files are best known to be a simple plain text files that can be opened using any text editor.

Plain text file description

Many applications and text editors use TXT format as a way to save standard unformatted text files. You can open .txt files using any text editor.

These files can feature various character encoding, ranging from simple only ASCII characters to modern UTF text encoding. This typically depends on the language used or the native charset of the operating system.

Suggested software to 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

Other TXT file name extensions using the same .txt suffix

.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.

Open txt file with: Awave Studio Davka Writer Freda for Windows Mobile onlineasciitools

.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.

Open txt file with: We are sorry, there is currently no software link record to open this txt file type in the database.

.txt - EasyPlot saved data

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

Open txt file with: EasyPlot

.txt - MilkShape 3D ASCII data

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

Open txt file with: AC3D Blender MilkShape 3D Blender for Mac Blender for Linux

.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.

Open txt file with: Awave Studio

.txt - Steinberg LM-4 sound bank

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

Open txt file with: Awave Studio Cubase Translator Professional

.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.

Open txt file with: Apple QuickTime KMPlayer VLC media player VLC media player for Mac Adobe Encore

.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.

Open txt file with: 602PC Suite Apache OpenOffice ( Apache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer)

What file extension actually is?

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

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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