List of Text file extensions

There are many different text file extensions and text file types used with computers, and you'll find an entire list of text file extensions and types on our computer files and file extensions page. It is impossible to remember all file extensions and their associated software programs.

Below is the list of text file extensions, broken into categories by sort of files along with the developer and available 100% free online text file tools and apps.


Extension File Type Free Apps
._DOC Renamed Microsoft Word Document Free _DOC Apps
._DOCX Renamed Microsoft Word Open XML Document Free _DOCX Apps
.1ST Readme File Free 1ST Apps
.602 Text602 Document Free 602 Apps
.ABW AbiWord Document Free ABW Apps
.ACT FoxPro Documenting Wizard Action Diagram Free ACT Apps
.ADOC AsciiDoc File Free ADOC Apps
.AIM AIMMS ASCII Model File Free AIM Apps
.ANS ANSI Text File Free ANS Apps
.APKG Exported Anki Flashcard Deck Free APKG Apps
.APT Almost Plain Text File Free APT Apps
.ASC Autodesk ASCII Export File Free ASC Apps
.ASC ASCII Text File Free ASC Apps
.ASCII ASCII Text File Free ASCII Apps
.ASE Autodesk ASCII Scene Export File Free ASE Apps
.ATY Association Type Placeholder Free ATY Apps
.AWP Ability Write Template Free AWP Apps
.AWT AbiWord Template Free AWT Apps
.AWW Ability Write Document Free AWW Apps
.BAD Exchange Badmail File Free BAD Apps
.BBS Bulletin Board System Text Free BBS Apps
.BDP Exchange Diagnostic Message Free BDP Apps
.BDR Exchange Non-Delivery Report Body File Free BDR Apps
.BEAN Bean Rich Text Document Free BEAN Apps
.BIB BibTeX Bibliography Database Free BIB Apps
.BIB Bibliography Document Free BIB Apps
.BIBTEX BibTeX Bibliography Database Free BIBTEX Apps
.BML Braille 2000 Braille File Free BML Apps
.BNA Barna Word Processor Document Free BNA Apps
.BOC EasyWord Big Document Free BOC Apps
.BRX Beam Report Document Free BRX Apps
.BTD Business-in-a-Box Document Free BTD Apps
.BZABW Compressed AbiWord Document Free BZABW Apps
.CALCA Calca Document Free CALCA Apps
.CHARSET Character Set Free CHARSET Apps
.CHORD Song Chords File Free CHORD Apps
.CNM NoteMap Outline File Free CNM Apps
.COD Atlantis Word Processor Encrypted Document Free COD Apps
.CRWL Windows Crawl File Free CRWL Apps
.CWS Claris Works Template Free CWS Apps
.CYI Clustify Input File Free CYI Apps
.DCA DisplayWrite Document Free DCA Apps
.DEL Delimited ASCII File Free DEL Apps
.DFTI FlexiWrite Document Free DFTI Apps
.DGS Dagesh Pro Document Free DGS Apps
.DIZ Description in Zip File Free DIZ Apps
.DNE Netica Text File Free DNE Apps
.DOC WordPad Document Free DOC Apps
.DOCM Word Open XML Macro-Enabled Document Free DOCM Apps
.DOCXML Microsoft Word XML Document Free DOCXML Apps
.DOCZ ThinkFree Online Note Document Free DOCZ Apps
.DOX MultiMate Document Free DOX Apps
.DROPBOX Dropbox Shared Folder Tracker Free DROPBOX Apps
.DSC Text Description File Free DSC Apps
.DVI Device Independent Format File Free DVI Apps
.DWD DavkaWriter File Free DWD Apps
.DX DEC WPS Plus File Free DX Apps
.DXB Duxbury Braille File Free DXB Apps
.DXP Duxbury Print File Free DXP Apps
.EIO Yozo Office File Free EIO Apps
.EIT Yozo Office Template File Free EIT Apps
.EMF Jasspa MicroEmacs Macro File Free EMF Apps
.EML E-Mail Message Free EML Apps
.EMLX Apple Mail Message Free EMLX Apps
.EPP EditPad Pro Project Free EPP Apps
.ERR Error Log File Free ERR Apps
.ERR FoxPro Compilation Error Free ERR Apps
.ETF ENIGMA Transportable File Free ETF Apps
.ETX Structure Enhanced Text (Setext) File Free ETX Apps
.EUC Extended Unix Code File Free EUC Apps
.FAQ Frequently Asked Questions Document Free FAQ Apps
.FBL CADfix Command Level Log File Free FBL Apps
.FCF Final Draft Converter File Free FCF Apps
.FDF Acrobat Forms Data Format Free FDF Apps
.FDR Final Draft Document Free FDR Apps
.FDS Final Draft Secure Copy Free FDS Apps
.FDT Final Draft 5-7 Template Free FDT Apps
.FDX Final Draft Document Free FDX Apps
.FDXT Final Draft 8 Template Free FDXT Apps
.FFT Final Form Text File Free FFT Apps
.FGS Fig Figure Settings File Free FGS Apps
.FLR Flare Decompiled ActionScript File Free FLR Apps
.FODT OpenDocument Flat XML Document Free FODT Apps
.FOUNTAIN Fountain Script File Free FOUNTAIN Apps
.FPT FoxPro Table Memo Free FPT Apps
.FRT FoxPro Report Memo Free FRT Apps
.FWDN fWriter Document Free FWDN Apps
.GMD GroupMail Message Free GMD Apps
.GPD Generic Printer Description File Free GPD Apps
.GPN GlidePlan Map Document Free GPN Apps
.GSD General Station Description File Free GSD Apps
.GTHR Gather Log File Free GTHR Apps
.GV Graphviz DOT File Free GV Apps
.HBK Mathcad Handbook File Free HBK Apps
.HHT Help and Support Center HHT File Free HHT Apps
.HIGHLAND Highland Document Free HIGHLAND Apps
.HS Java HelpSet File Free HS Apps
.HWP Hangul (Korean) Text Document Free HWP Apps
.HWP Hanword Document Free HWP Apps
.HZ Chinese (Hanzi) Text Free HZ Apps
.IDX Outlook Express Mailbox Index File Free IDX Apps
.IIL CleanSweep Installation Log Free IIL Apps
.IPF OS/2 Help File Free IPF Apps
.IPSPOT iPhoto Spot File Free IPSPOT Apps
.JARVIS Jarvis Subscriber File Free JARVIS Apps
.JIS Japanese Industry Standard Text Free JIS Apps
.JNP Java Web Start File Free JNP Apps
.JOE JOE Document Free JOE Apps
.JP1 Japanese (Romaji) Text File Free JP1 Apps
.JRTF JAmes OS Rich Text File Free JRTF Apps
.JTD JustSystems Ichitaro Document Free JTD Apps
.KES Kurzweil 3000 Document Free KES Apps
.KLG Log File Free KLG Apps
.KLG KOFIA Log Free KLG Apps
.KNT KeyNote Note File Free KNT Apps
.KON Yahoo! Widget XML File Free KON Apps
.KWD KWord Document Free KWD Apps
.LATEX LaTeX Document Free LATEX Apps
.LBT FoxPro Label Memo Free LBT Apps
.LICENSE Software License File Free LICENSE Apps
.LIS SQR Output File Free LIS Apps
.LNT Laego Note Taker File Free LNT Apps
.LP2 iLEAP Word Processing Document Free LP2 Apps
.LST Data List Free LST Apps
.LST FoxPro Documenting Wizard List Free LST Apps
.LTR Letter File Free LTR Apps
.LTX LaTeX Document Free LTX Apps
.LUE Norton LiveUpdate Log File Free LUE Apps
.LUF Lipikar Uniform Format File Free LUF Apps
.LWP Lotus Word Pro Document Free LWP Apps
.LXFML LEGO Digital Designer XML File Free LXFML Apps
.LYT TurboTax Install Log File Free LYT Apps
.LYX LyX Document Free LYX Apps
.MAN Unix Manual Free MAN Apps
.MBOX Email Mailbox File Free MBOX Apps
.MCW MacWrite II Document Free MCW Apps
.MD5.TXT Message Digest 5 Hash File Free MD5.TXT Apps
.ME Readme Text File Free ME Apps
.MELL Mellel Word Processing File Free MELL Apps
.MELLEL Mellel Word Processing Document Free MELLEL Apps
.MIN Mint Source File Free MIN Apps
.MNT FoxPro Menu Memo Free MNT Apps
.MW MacWrite Text Document Free MW Apps
.MWD Mariner Write Document Free MWD Apps
.MWP Lotus Word Pro SmartMaster File Free MWP Apps
.NB Nota Bene File Free NB Apps
.NDOC Naver Word Free NDOC Apps
.NFO Warez Information File Free NFO Apps
.NGLOSS Nisus Writer Glossary Free NGLOSS Apps
.NJX NJStar Document Free NJX Apps
.NOTE Notability Note File Free NOTE Apps
.NOTES Memento Notes File Free NOTES Apps
.NOW Readme File Free NOW Apps
.NWCTXT NoteWorthy Composer Text File Free NWCTXT Apps
.NWM Nisus Macro Free NWM Apps
.NWP Now Contact WP Document Free NWP Apps
.OCR FAXGrapper Fax Text File Free OCR Apps
.ODIF Open Document Interchange Format Free ODIF Apps
.ODM OpenDocument Master Document Free ODM Apps
.ODO Online Operating System Write Document Free ODO Apps
.OFL Ots File List Free OFL Apps
.OPEICO Opeico Text File Free OPEICO Apps
.OPENBSD OpenBSD Readme File Free OPENBSD Apps
.ORT Rich Text Editor Document Free ORT Apps
.OTT OpenDocument Document Template Free OTT Apps
.P7S Digitally Signed Email Message Free P7S Apps
.PAGES-TEF Pages iCloud Document Free PAGES-TEF Apps
.PDPCMD Pdplayer Command File Free PDPCMD Apps
.PFX First Choice Word Processing Document Free PFX Apps
.PLAIN Plain Text File Free PLAIN Apps
.PMO Pegasus Saved Message File Free PMO Apps
.PRT Printer Output File Free PRT Apps
.PRT Crypt Edit Protected Text Format File Free PRT Apps
.PSW Pocket Word Document Free PSW Apps
.PU PlantUML File Free PU Apps
.PVJ ProofVision Job Ticket Free PVJ Apps
.PVM Photo Video Manifest File Free PVM Apps
.PWD Pocket Word Document Free PWD Apps
.PWDP Password Pad Document Free PWDP Apps
.PWDPL Password Pad Lite Document Free PWDPL Apps
.PWI Pocket Word Document Free PWI Apps
.PWR PowerWrite Document Free PWR Apps
.QBL QuickBooks License File Free QBL Apps
.QDL QDL Program Free QDL Apps
.QPF QuickPad Encrypted Document Free QPF Apps
.QUID QuidProQuo Document Free QUID Apps
.RAD Radar ViewPoint Radar Data Free RAD Apps
.README Readme File Free README Apps
.RFT Revisable Form Text Document Free RFT Apps
.RIS Research Information Systems Citation File Free RIS Apps
.RPT Generic Report Free RPT Apps
.RST reStructuredText File Free RST Apps
.RTD RagTime Document Free RTD Apps
.RTFD Rich Text Format Directory File Free RTFD Apps
.RTX Rich Text Document Free RTX Apps
.RUN Runscanner Scan File Free RUN Apps
.RVF RichView Format File Free RVF Apps
.RZK File Crypt Password File Free RZK Apps
.RZN Red Zion Notes File Free RZN Apps
.SAF SafeText File Free SAF Apps
.SAFETEXT SafeText File Free SAFETEXT Apps
.SAM LMHOSTS Sample File Free SAM Apps
.SAM Ami Pro Document Free SAM Apps
.SAVE Nano Temporary Save File Free SAVE Apps
.SCC Scenarist Closed Caption File Free SCC Apps
.SCM Schema File Free SCM Apps
.SCRIV Scrivener Document Free SCRIV Apps
.SCRIVX Scrivener XML Document Free SCRIVX Apps
.SCT FoxPro Form Memo Free SCT Apps
.SCW Movie Magic Screenwriter Document Free SCW Apps
.SDM StarOffice Mail Message Free SDM Apps
.SDOC Satra Khmer Document Free SDOC Apps
.SDW StarOffice Writer Text Document Free SDW Apps
.SE Shuttle Document Free SE Apps
.SESSION Mozilla Firefox Session File Free SESSION Apps
.SGM SGML File Free SGM Apps
.SIG Signature File Free SIG Apps
.SKCARD Starfish Sidekick Card File Free SKCARD Apps
.SLA Scribus Document Free SLA Apps
.SLA.GZ Scribus Compressed Document Free SLA.GZ Apps
.SMF StarMath Formula File Free SMF Apps
.SMS Exported SMS Text Message Free SMS Apps
.SSA Sub Station Alpha Subtitle File Free SSA Apps
.STORY Storyist Document Free STORY Apps
.STRINGS Text Strings File Free STRINGS Apps
.STW StarOffice Document Template Free STW Apps
.STY LaTeX Style Free STY Apps
.SUBLIME-PROJECT Sublime Text Project File Free SUBLIME-PROJECT Apps
.SXG Apache OpenOffice Master Document Free SXG Apps
.SXW StarOffice Writer Document Free SXW Apps
.TAB Tab Separated Data File Free TAB Apps
.TAB Guitar Tablature File Free TAB Apps
.TDF Guide Text Definition File Free TDF Apps
.TDF Xserve Test Definition File Free TDF Apps
.TEMPLATE Apple Pages Template Free TEMPLATE Apps
.TEXT Plain Text File Free TEXT Apps
.THP TurboTax Text String Free THP Apps
.TLB VAX Text Library Free TLB Apps
.TM TeXmacs Document Free TM Apps
.TMD TextMaker Document Free TMD Apps
.TMDX TextMaker Document Free TMDX Apps
.TMV TextMaker Template Free TMV Apps
.TMVX TextMaker Document Template Free TMVX Apps
.TPC Topic Connection Placeholder Free TPC Apps
.TRELBY Trelby File Free TRELBY Apps
.TVJ TrueView Job Ticket Free TVJ Apps
.U3I U3 Application Information File Free U3I Apps
.UNAUTH SiteMinder Unauthorized Message File Free UNAUTH Apps
.UNX Unix Text File Free UNX Apps
.UOF Uniform Office Document Free UOF Apps
.UOT Uniform Office Document Free UOT Apps
.UPD Program Update Information Free UPD Apps
.UTF8 Unicode UTF8-Encoded Text Document Free UTF8 Apps
.UTXT Unicode Text File Free UTXT Apps
.VCT Visual Class Library Memo Free VCT Apps
.VNT Mobile Phone vNote File Free VNT Apps
.VW Volkswriter Text File Free VW Apps
.WBK WordPerfect Workbook Free WBK Apps
.WEBDOC Web Document Free WEBDOC Apps
.WN WriteNow Text Document Free WN Apps
.WP WordPerfect Document Free WP Apps
.WP4 WordPerfect 4 Document Free WP4 Apps
.WP5 WordPerfect 5 Document Free WP5 Apps
.WP6 WordPerfect 6 Document Free WP6 Apps
.WP7 WordPerfect 7 Document Free WP7 Apps
.WPA ACT! Word Processing Document Free WPA Apps
.WPD ACT! 2 Word Processing Document Free WPD Apps
.WPD 602Text Word Processing Document Free WPD Apps
.WPL DEC WPS Plus Text Document Free WPL Apps
.WPS Kingsoft Writer Document Free WPS Apps
.WPT WordPerfect Template Free WPT Apps
.WPT Kingsoft Writer Template Free WPT Apps
.WPW WP Works Word Processor File Free WPW Apps
.WRI Microsoft Write Document Free WRI Apps
.WSD WordStar Document Free WSD Apps
.WTT Write! Document Free WTT Apps
.WTX Text Document Free WTX Apps
.XBDOC Xiosis Scribe Document Free XBDOC Apps
.XBPLATE Xiosis Scribe Template Free XBPLATE Apps
.XDL XML Schema File Free XDL Apps
.XDL Oracle Expert Definition Language File Free XDL Apps
.XWP Crosstalk Session File Free XWP Apps
.XWP XMLwriter Project Free XWP Apps
.XWP Xerox Writer Text Document Free XWP Apps
.XY XYWrite Document Free XY Apps
.XY3 XYWrite III Document Free XY3 Apps
.XYP XYWrite Plus Document Free XYP Apps
.XYW XYWrite for Windows Document Free XYW Apps
.ZABW Compressed AbiWord Document File Free ZABW Apps
.ZRTF Nisus Compressed Rich Text File Free ZRTF Apps
.ZW Chinese Text File Free ZW Apps
Extension File Type Free Apps