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Online TXT converter

Easily convert documents to the txt format for free using our online converter.

How to convert a txt file?

Step 1

Upload file

You can select the file you want to convert from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or simply drag and drop it onto the page.
Step 2

Select «to txt»

Choose txt or any of the other 200+ supported formats you'd like to convert to.
Step 3

Download your txt file

Please wait for the conversion to complete, then click on the download button to obtain your converted file in the txt format.

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Convert txt Fast and easy

Simply drag and drop your txt files onto the webpage, and you'll be able to convert them to over 250 different file formats, all without having to register, provide an email address, or include a watermark.

Secure txt Conversion

As soon as you upload your txt files, we instantly delete them. Converted files are then deleted after 24 hours. Furthermore, we ensure that all file transfers are secure through advanced SSL encryption.

No Software Installation Required

You don't have to go through the hassle of installing any software. We handle all txt conversions in the cloud, which means that none of your computer's resources will be used in the process.

Raw text file

Extension.txt
Category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 Notepad
🔵 TextEdit
🔵 WordPad
Description🔵 .txt (Text File) The .txt file format is a standard text document format that contains unformatted text. It is universally recognized by virtually every text editor and word processing program. TXT files are useful for storing information in plain text with no special formatting beyond basic fonts and font styles. This format is widely used for its compatibility and simplicity, as it can be opened on almost any computer platform.
Technical details🔵 The `.txt` (plain text) file format is a basic, universal format with the following key technical details:
- Character Encoding: Supports encodings like ASCII, UTF-8, UTF-16, affecting character range representation.
- No Formatting: Lacks support for any formatting (bold, italics, etc.); stores text in a basic form.
- Universal Compatibility: Can be created, opened, and edited by most operating systems and devices.
- Uses: Common for simple documents, notes, configuration files, and unformatted data storage.
- File Extension: Standard extension is `.txt`.
- Small File Size: Typically very small due to no formatting or multimedia content.
- Line Breaks: Varies by operating system (CRLF for Windows, LF for Unix/Linux, CR for older Mac OS).
- No Metadata: Does not support embedded metadata like author or creation date.
- Encoding Declaration: Lacks inherent encoding information, which may cause issues in different systems.
- Programming and Scripting Use: Widely used for source code, scripts, JSON, XML, etc.
- Editability: Editable with various text editors and IDEs.
- Security: Generally safe from viruses but can be involved in phishing or malicious activities. The `.txt` format is essential for storing or transferring text without formatting or complex features.
Developer🔵 Microsoft
MIME type
🔵 text/plain
🔵 application/txt
🔵 browser/internal
🔵 text/anytext
🔵 widetext/plain
🔵 widetext/paragraph

FAQs on txt Conversion

❓ How do I change txt?
To get started, either pick a file you want to convert from txt and select it or drag and drop it into the conversion tool. Next, select the desired format that you wish to convert your file to. Once you have selected the format, click the "convert" button and wait for the tool to finish converting your file.
⏳ What is the estimated time it will take to convert txt?
Typically, image conversions only take a few seconds, so you can expect a speedy conversion when changing txt
🛡️ Can I trust OnlineConvertFree to convert txt securely?
Absolutely! We take your security seriously, and guarantee the protection of your uploaded and converted files. No one will have access to your information since we delete all files once the conversion process is complete. You can trust that all types of conversions, including txt, are 100% safe on OnlineConvertFree.
📱 Is it possible to convert txt without having to install any software?
Yes, that's right! OnlineConvertFree doesn't require any installation, which means that you can convert any files, including txt, on your computer or mobile device, completely online.