.TXT File Extension

Text File

The .TXT format represents plain text files. These files store text without formatting like fonts or images. The content of a .TXT file is alphanumeric characters, punctuation, and symbols. TXT files ...

General Information

Title TXT File Extension
Extension .txt
Full Form Text File
File Type Plain Text File
Developer N/A
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Store text
Additional Functions Log information, Configuration
Features Human-readable, Simple

File Characteristics

Quality Plain text
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Notes Yes
Scripts Yes
Data Storage Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Encoding validation, Backup

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release N/A
Latest Standard Unicode

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .md, .cfg, .log

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Notepad Free Windows
TextEdit Free Mac
Vim Free Windows, Mac, Linux
GNU Emacs Free Windows, Mac, Linux