File Extension TXT

.TXT File

File extension: TXT
File type: Text File
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Notes about the TXT file extension:



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The TXT file type is primarily associated with 'Text File'.

Open in Notepad, WordPad, or many other programs designated as text editors.

A true text file will be pure ASCII text with no formatting.

The Macintosh file type is: TEXT.

The following initial hex bytes designate the specific file type: BOCU-1 Encoded = FBEE28 SCSU Encoded = 0EFEFF UTF-EBCDIC Encoded = DD736673 UTF-32 (LE) Encoded = FFFE0000 UTF-32 (BE) Encoded = 0000FEFF UTF-16 (LE) Encoded = FFFE UTF-16 (BE) Encoded = FEFF UTF-8 Encoded = EFBBBF UTF-7 Encoded = 2B2F76


Detailed information for file extension TXT:


Primary association: Text File
File classification: Text
Mime type: text/plain, application/txt, browser/internal, text/anytext, widetext/plain, widetext/paragraph
Program ID: txt_auto_file , txtfile , UltraEdit.txt
Related links: EditPad Pro, Jarte Word Processor, Zoho Viewer (Web Viewer)

Other applications associated with file type TXT:

  • DisplayWrite Document
  • EasyPlot (Saved Data) by Spiral SoftwareEasyPlot is a data analysis tool for scientists and engineers. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 20 45 61 73 79 50 6C 6F 74 20 73 61 76 65 20 66 69 6C 65 20 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 2A 0D 0 , ASCII: ******** EasyPlot save file ********
  • Wireshark (Traffic Log) by Gerald Combs, Wireshark is a free packet sniffer computer application. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education. , , In June 2006 the project was renamed from Ethereal due to trademark issues. , This association is classified as Text. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 46 72 61 6D 65 20 , ASCII: Frame Related links: Wikipedia Wireshark Page
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .TXT

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.11, FileType: CorelDRAW 11.0 Graphic, AppName: CorelDRAW(R)
EXEFile: coreldrw.exe

ProgramID: EasyWord.Document

ProgramID: txt_auto_file, FileType: Text Document, AppName: NOTEPAD

ProgramID: txtfile, FileType: Text Document, AppName: EditPad Pro

ProgramID: txtfile, FileType: Text Document, AppName: Notepad
EXEFile: NOTEPAD.EXE

ProgramID: txtfile, FileType: Text Document, AppName: Wincode: Multi-Purpose Encoder/Decoder for Windows

ProgramID: txtfile, FileType: Text Document, AppName: Windows Notepad
EXEFile: NOTEPAD.EXE

ProgramID: txtfile, FileType: Text Document, AppName: WordPad

ProgramID: UltraEdit.txt, FileType: Text Document, AppName: UltraEdit-32 Professional Text/Hex Editor
EXEFile: uedit32.exe

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ULTRAEDT\UEDIT32.EXE %1

ProgramID: NoteTab.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NoteTab Pro\NotePro.exe %1

ProgramID: pnptxtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\A Tech Group\Professional Notepad\notepad.exe %1

ProgramID: CopyWriter TXT-File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CopyWriter\CopyWriter.exe %1

ProgramID: Word.Document
EXEFile: notepad.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: Notepad.exe %1

ProgramID: UltraEdit.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltraEdit\uedit32.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\dllcache\notepad.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JGsoft\EditPadPro5\EditPadPro.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EDITOREN\WordPadWinXP\wordpad.exe %1

ProgramID: GetDiz.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GetDiz\GetDiz.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Bred2r\Bred2r.exe %1

ProgramID: ConTEXT
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ConTEXT\ConTEXT.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Boxer Text Editor\b.exe

ProgramID: Nfodiz.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NfoDiz\Nfodiz.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Scintilla Text Editor\SciTE.exe

ProgramID: UltraEdit.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit-32\uedit32.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Edit Pad Lite\EditPad.exe %1

ProgramID: TXTfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dan's LCARS Editor System\LCARSEdi.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EditPadPro\EditPadPro.exe

ProgramID: GetDiz.Document
EXEFile: notepad.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Bred3\Bred3_2k.exe %1

ProgramID: EasyPad.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EasyOffice\EASYPAD.EXE %1

ProgramID: Notepad++_file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++\notepad++.exe %1

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JGsoft\EditPadLite\EditPadLite.exe

ProgramID: TextPad.txt
EXEFile: notepad.exe

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\NOTEPAD2.EXE

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JGsoft\EditPadPro6\EditPadPro.exe

ProgramID: PFE32
EXEFile: notepad.exe

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JGsoft\EditPadLite\EditPad.exe

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\NOTEPAD.EXE

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BOXERT~1\B.exe

ProgramID: hidemaru.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Hidemaru\Hidemaru.exe

ProgramID: TextFile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\NOTEPAD.EXE

ProgramID: NoteTab.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NoteTab Pro\NotePro.exe

ProgramID: emeditor.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EmEditor3\EMEDITOR.EXE

ProgramID: EasyPad.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles% PER UFFICIO\EASYPAD.EXE

ProgramID: NoteTab.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NoteTab Std 5\NoteTab.exe

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CNotePad.exe

ProgramID: emeditor.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_PCUtils\Apps\EmEditor\emeditor.exe

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\SysWow64\NOTEPAD.EXE

ProgramID: txtfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\bred2r\bred2r\Bred2r.exe

ProgramID: hexovikfile
EXEFile: blank

ProgramID: UltraEdit.txt
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uedit32.exe

Program Name and MIME Type Info for File Extension .TXT

FILExt has been given permission to display a Program Name/MIME type database collected by Anthony R. Nemmer. Some of this data has already been included into the main FILExt database. Those entries which have not yet been incorporated are displayed below.
Program Name Mime Type text/anytext text/plain text/plain widetext/paragraph widetext/plain

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