XLS to TXT Converter

Batch convert xls files to txt online. Change xls to txt on Windows, Mac, Iphone or Android in a couple of clicks.

Select files for conversion or drag and drop them to the upload area.
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All files are automatically deleted from our servers after 1 hour.

How to convert XLS files to TXT online?

Step-by-step instructions for converting xls files to txt

Upload XLS-file

Click "Choose File" button to select a xls file on your computer. XLS file size can be up to 100 Mb.

Convert XLS to TXT

Click "Convert" button to start conversion.

Download your TXT

When the conversion process is complete, you can download the TXT file.

FAQ

  • ❓ How can I convert XLS to TXT?
    First you need to add file for conversion: drag and drop your XLS file or click the "Choose File" button. Then click the "Convert" button. When XLS to TXT conversion is completed, you can download your TXT file.
  • ⏱️ How long does it take to convert XLS to TXT?
    Document conversion is pretty fast. You can change XLS to TXT in a few seconds.
  • 🛡️ Is it safe to convert XLS to TXT on AnyConv?
    Of course! We delete uploaded files immediately, and converted ones after 1 hour. No one has access to your files. File conversion (including XLS to TXT) is absolutely safe.
  • 💻 Can I convert XLS to TXT on Mac OS or Linux?
    Yes, you can use AnyConv on any operating system that has a web browser. Our XLS to TXT converter works online and does not require software installation.

Information about XLS and TXT file formats

Name XLS TXT
Full name XLS - Microsoft Excel Binary File Format TXT - Raw text file
File extension .xls .txt
MIME type application/vnd.ms-excel text/plain
Developed by Microsoft Microsoft
Type of format Spreadsheet Plain text
Description Microsoft Excel, up until 2007 version used a proprietary binary file format called Excel Binary File Format (.XLS) as its primary format. Excel 2007 uses Office Open XML as its primary file format, an XML-based format that followed after a previous XML-based format called "XML Spreadsheet". The name text file refers to a file format that allows only plain text content with very little formatting (e.g., no bold or italic types). Such files can be viewed and edited on text terminals or in simple text editors.
Technical details OpenOffice.org has created documentation of the Excel format. Since then, Microsoft has made the Excel binary format specification available to download freely. Text file refers to a type of container, while plain text refers to a kind of content. Text files can contain plain text, but they are not limited to such. At a generic level of description, there are two kinds of computer files: text files and binary files.
File conversion XLS conversion TXT conversion
Associated programs Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, Kingsoft Office, Google Docs. Notepad, TextEdit, WordPad, UltraEdit
Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Excel#File_formats https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Text_file
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