How to open a file with .txt extension?

File Type : Text file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .txt file

Searching for the right program to open .txt files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .txt file extension?

.txt is for text files. It is a standard text document that contains unformatted text. It is recognized by any other text editing or word processing software. Generic text files with filenames that ending in ".txt" are created by Notepad for Windows and by TextEdit for Mac OS X. These files are created in text file format and organized as a series of text lines. Smartphones and web browsers easily recognize plain text files.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open txtfiles:

  • Geany
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • Microsoft Word 2013
  • Microsoft WordPad
  • Corel WordPerfect X7
  • Helios TextPad
  • Notepad++
  • Notepad2
  • Other Text Editor
  • MacroMates TextMate
  • Microsoft Word 2011
  • Apple TextEdit
  • Bare Bones BBEdit 10
  • Geany
  • Other Text Editor
  • MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
  • Kingsoft WPS Office for Android
  • Leafpad
  • gedit
  • KWrite
  • Geany
  • Other Text Editor