.TRX File Extension
File Type 1Visual Studio Test Results File
What is a TRX file?
Test results file created by Visual Studio, a Microsoft application used to develop Windows software; contains test results stored in an XML format; used to display test results in Visual Studio as well as save historical test case results.
TRX files may also be created using Microsoft MSTest, a command-line utility that runs unit tests created in Visual Studio 2005 and later. The program executable file MSTest.exe has various command-line options that can be used to customize the output of tests.
NOTE: Test results remain in memory in Visual Studio until they are explicitly written to disk into a TRX file. They can be saved by using the "Export Test Run Results" option in Visual Studio.
File Type 2Firmware Image File
.TRX File Association 2
Firmware image used by various embedded computer devices, including the Linksys WT54G router series; contains the firmware image contents as well as a header that provides the file length, a checksum, and the partition offsets within the file; used to recover or update the firmware on a device.
TRX files may also be provided in .BIN format, which typically is a vendor-specific version of a TRX file.
File Type 3PASSOLO Translation List File
.TRX File Association 3
Translation list created by PASSOLO, a program used for language translation of user interfaces; contains a collection of strings in multiple languages; used within a specific program to recognize key phrases and translate them from one language to another.
NOTE: Once TRX files have been exported, they are locked and cannot be modified again in PASSOLO.
File Type 4WebAuthorize Batch File
.TRX File Association 4
Batch file created by WebAuthorize, a program that processes credit card transactions; stores a collection of eleven transaction fields for transaction ID, credit card number, credit card expire, credit card auth name, AVS, zip code, amount, customer ID, and invoice ID.
TRX files are used to process a batch of credit card transactions through an automated system and typically are comprised of a full day of business transactions. They are commonly used in e-commerce.
TRX files are named by the merchant identifier, a tilde, the batch number, and the ".trx" file extension. For example, "merchant1~3245.trx".
Tellan Software, the makers of PC Authorize, the predecessor to WebAuthorize, were purchased by CyberCash in 1999, who was purchased by VeriSign and subsequently PayPal.