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.TEXT File Extension

File TypePlain 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.

What is a TEXT file?

Document containing unformatted ASCII text; used for documents that do not require formatting, which helps reduce the file size; for example, log files and readme files are often plain text documents; they can be opened in both basic text editors and advanced word processing programs.

More Information

Plain text documents most often use a .TXT extension.

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Updated 4/13/2015

About TEXT Files

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