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File Extension

TXT File Format

ASCII text-formatted data

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TXT is a file extension for a text file, used by a variety of text editors

Text is a human-readable sequence of characters and the words they form that can be encoded into computer-readable formats. There is no standard definition of a text file, though there are several common formats, including ASCII (a cross-platform format), and ANSI (used on DOS and Windows platforms).

TXT stands for TeXT.

MIME type : text/plain

 

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This was last updated in July 2010
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