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.ASCII File Extension

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File TypeASCII Text File

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CategoryText Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.


Plain text file that uses ASCII encoding that can be opened and edited with any text editor; much more commonly uses the .ASC or .TXT extension.

Programs that open ASCII files
Any text editor
Any text editor
Any text editor
Updated 8/11/2011

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