Files with text extension is used by Markdown markup language. 

There are 3 other file types using
the TEXT file extension!

empty icon.text - Simple text file [common]

empty icon.text - ArchiCAD for MAC Geometric Description Language object

empty icon.text - yBook text

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Software that open text file

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TEXT file extension - Markdown markup language file

What is text file? How to open text files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The text file extension is associated with files that contains data in Markdown markup language. Markdown is a lightweight markup language, to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

The default software associated to open text file:

Markdown  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
John Gruber

Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

Help how to open:

Use Markdown program to open files with text extension.

How to convert:

Files with text extension can be converted to XHTML by Markdown program.

List of software applications associated to the .text file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open text file, edit text file, convert text file, view text file, play text file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting text files.

Software that open text file - Markdown markup language file

Programs supporting the exension text on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open text file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with text file by default:
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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