Open .txt file Extension

File Type : Text file type

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .txt file?

The .txt file is the text file. It is the standard text document that contains unformatted text. It is recognized by any text editing or word processing application. Generic text files with filenames that ending in ".txt" are created by Notepad for Mac and by TextEdit for Mac OS X. However, the TXT file format does not support functions such as tables, graphics, bold or italic fonts. These text files that are created in the TXT file format and are organized as a series of text lines. These files are considered to be generic and common platform files that can be opened on almost any operating system including mobile devices. Important: Several hardware devices, such as smartphones and web browsers like Chrome and Firefox, also recognize plain text files.

Recommended Software Programs to open .txt file

Apple Mac OS X:
  • MacroMates TextMate
  • Microsoft Word 2011
  • Apple TextEdit
  • Bare Bones BBEdit 10
  • Geany
  • Other Text Editor
Google Android:
  • MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
  • Kingsoft WPS Office for Android
Microsoft Windows:
  • Geany
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • Microsoft Word 2013
  • Microsoft WordPad
  • Corel WordPerfect X7
  • Helios TextPad
  • Notepad++
  • Notepad2
  • Other Text Editor
  • Leafpad
  • gedit
  • KWrite
  • Geany
  • Other Text Editor