What is ASCII file?
The ASCII file extension is a common file type in computing. ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange which was originally published in 1963. All the characters are in the same range, so it's easy to convert any text to an ASCII text file. Most commonly used on personal computers, but can be used on other devices as well. ASCII File Extension is the most common type of text files that are often called plain text or raw data files.
ASCII Format details
|ASCII Text Format
Software, that convert ASCII files
The easiest way to convert a ASCII file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle ASCII files. Open your ASCII file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Windows Notepad
- ABC Amber Text Converter
- NotePad++ text editor