Text Files Extensions - What are text files and how do I open a text file?

What are text files and how do I open a text file?

File Type Category File Format
.1st Text Files Readme File
.WOC Text Files Windows OrgChart File
.abw Text Files AbiWord Document
.aim Text Files AIMMS ASCII Model File
.ans Text Files ANSI Text File
.ascii Text Files ASCII Text File
.aty Text Files Association Type Placeholder
.awp Text Files Ability Write Template
.awt Text Files AbiWord Template
.bbs Text Files Bulletin Board System Text
.bean Text Files Bean Rich Text Document
.bi Text Files Binary Byte Sequence File
.bib Text Files BibTeX Bibliography Database
.bna Text Files Barna Word Processor Document
.boc Text Files EasyWord Big Document
.bzabw Text Files Compressed AbiWord Document
.charset Text Files Character Set
.chord Text Files Song Chords File
.crwl Text Files Windows Crawl File
.cws Text Files Claris Works Template
.cyi Text Files Clustify Input File
.dgs Text Files Dagesh Pro Document
.dne Text Files Netica Text File
.docz Text Files ThinkFree Online Note Document
.dotm Text Files Word Open XML Macro-Enabled Document Template
.dox Text Files MultiMate Document
.dvi Text Files Device Independent Format File
.dx Text Files DEC WPS Plus File
.ebq Text Files Standard Electronic Bills of Quantity File
.emlx Text Files Mail Message
.emulecoll Text Files eMule Data File
.err Text Files Error Log File
.err Text Files FoxPro Compilation Error
.etf Text Files ENIGMA Transportable File
.etx Text Files Structure Enhanced Text (Setext) File
.euc Text Files Extended Unix Code File
.faq Text Files Frequently Asked Questions Document
.fbl Text Files CADfix Command Level Log File
.fcf Text Files Final Draft Converter File
.fdf Text Files Acrobat Forms Data Format
.fdr Text Files Final Draft Document
.fds Text Files Final Draft Secure Copy
.fdt Text Files Final Draft 5-7 Template
.fdx Text Files Final Draft Document
.fdxt Text Files Final Draft 8 Template
.fft Text Files Final Form Text File
.flr Text Files Flare Decompiled ActionScript File
.frt Text Files FoxPro Report Memo
.gpn Text Files GlidePlan Map Document
.gsd Text Files General Station Description File
.gthr Text Files Gather Log File
.hht Text Files Help and Support Center HHT File
.hwp Text Files Hanword Document
.hz Text Files Chinese (Hanzi) Text
.iil Text Files CleanSweep Installation Log
.jis Text Files Japanese Industry Standard Text
.jp1 Text Files Japanese (Romaji) Text File
.jrtf Text Files JAmes OS Rich Text File
.klg Text Files Log File
.knt Text Files KeyNote Note File
.kon Text Files Yahoo! Widget XML File
.kwd Text Files KWord Document
.latex Text Files LaTeX Document
.lbt Text Files FoxPro Label Memo
.lis Text Files SQR Output File
.lst Text Files Data List
.ltr Text Files Letter File
.ltx Text Files LaTeX Document
.lue Text Files Norton LiveUpdate Log File
.luf Text Files Lipikar Uniform Format File
.lwp Text Files Lotus Word Pro Document
.lxfml Text Files LEGO Digital Designer XML File
.lyx Text Files LyX Document
.man Text Files Unix Manual
.mbox Text Files E-mail Mailbox File
.mell Text Files Mellel Word Processing File
.mellel Text Files Mellel Word Processing Document
.mnt Text Files FoxPro Menu Memo
.mwd Text Files MarinerWrite Document
.mwp Text Files Lotus Word Pro SmartMaster File
.ndoc Text Files Naver Word
.nfo Text Files Warez Information File
.notes Text Files Memento Notes File
.now Text Files Readme File
.nwctxt Text Files NoteWorthy Composer Text File
.ocr Text Files FAXGrapper Fax Text File
.odif Text Files Open Document Interchange Format
.odm Text Files OpenDocument Master Document
.ofl Text Files Ots File List
.openbsd Text Files OpenBSD Readme File
.ort Text Files Rich Text Editor Document
.ott Text Files OpenDocument Document Template
.ott Text Files OpenOffice Text Template File
.p7s Text Files Digitally Signed Email Message
.pages Text Files Pages Document
.pjt Text Files FoxPro Project Memo
.psw Text Files Pocket Word Document
.pvj Text Files ProofVision Job Ticket
.pvm Text Files Photo Video Manifest File
.pwdp Text Files Password Pad Document
.pwdpl Text Files Password Pad Lite Document
.pwi Text Files Pocket Word Document
.qdl Text Files QDL Program
.readme Text Files Readme File
.ris Text Files Research Information Systems Citation File
.rst Text Files reStructuredText File
.rtf Text Files Rich Text Format File
.rtfd Text Files Rich Text Format Directory File
.rtx Text Files Rich Text Document
.rzk Text Files File Crypt Password File
.rzn Text Files Red Zion Notes File
.safetext Text Files SafeText File
.save Text Files Nano Temporary Save File
.scriv Text Files Scrivener Document
.scrivx Text Files Scrivener XML Document
.scw Text Files Movie Magic Screenwriter Document
.sdm Text Files StarOffice Mail Message
.sla Text Files Scribus Document
.sla.gz Text Files Scribus Compressed Document
.sms Text Files Exported SMS Text Message
.ssa Text Files Sub Station Alpha Subtitle File
.story Text Files Storyist Document
.strings Text Files Text Strings File
.stw Text Files StarOffice Document Template
.sxg Text Files OpenOffice.org Master Document
.sxw Text Files StarOffice Writer Document
.tdf Text Files Guide Text Definition File
.template Text Files Apple Pages Template
.tex Text Files LaTeX Source Document
.text Text Files Plain Text File
.thp Text Files TurboTax Text String
.tm Text Files TeXmacs Document
.tpc Text Files Topic Connection Placeholder
.txt Text Files Plain Text File
.u3i Text Files U3 Application Information File
.unauth Text Files SiteMinder Unauthorized Message File
.unx Text Files Unix Text File
.uoml Text Files Unstructed Operation Markup Language File
.upd Text Files Program Update Information
.utf8 Text Files Unicode UTF8-Encoded Text Document
.utxt Text Files Unicode Text File
.vct Text Files Visual Class Library Memo
.vw Text Files Volkswriter Text File
.wp Text Files WordPerfect Document
.wp4 Text Files WordPerfect 4 Document
.wp5 Text Files WordPerfect 5 Document
.wp6 Text Files WordPerfect 6 Document
.wp7 Text Files WordPerfect 7 Document
.wpa Text Files ACT! Word Processing Document
.wpd Text Files WordPerfect Document
.wpt Text Files WordPerfect Template
.wri Text Files Windows Write Document
.wsd Text Files WordStar Document
.wtx Text Files Text Document
.xbdoc Text Files Xiosis Scribe Document
.xbplate Text Files Xiosis Scribe Template
.xdl Text Files XML Schema File
.xwp Text Files XMLwriter Project
.xy Text Files XYWrite Document
.xy3 Text Files XYWrite III Document
.xyp Text Files XYWrite Plus Document
.xyw Text Files XYWrite for Windows Document
.zabw Text Files Compressed AbiWord Document File
.zw Text Files Chinese Text File