What is the file extension for text files?

Answer A number of programs use the .txt file extension for text files, including Microsoft Notepad, Microsoft WordPad, Apple TextEdit, Notepad++, LeafPad and Corel WordPerfect. A less common file extensi... Read More »

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What is the file extension for a standard text file?

The standard three-letter extension for a plain text file is .txt. The Windows operating system includes two programs (Notepad and WordPad) that can open and edit .txt files. Apple TextEdit can als... Read More »

What is a text document file extension?

The text document file extension is TXT and can contain only ASCII (a character-encoding scheme based on the ordering of the English alphabet) alphanumeric characters without any formatting. It can... Read More »

What Is the File Extension for Recovered Files?

Computers crash. It's a fact of life. After a crash, files you were working on may be left in fragments and can be recovered to be used or repaired. The CHK file extension is given to these recove... Read More »

How to Open Files With the MDI File Extension?

If you have ever received an MDI file, you may wonder what it means and how you can open it. MDI stands for Microsoft Document Imaging, and MDI files are a proprietary type of file that can only be... Read More »