Download Text Files - Best Software & Apps

  • Nitro PDF Reader

    3.5.3.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful PDF viewer with annotation tools

    7
    211 votes
    • PROS:Nice interface, Can extract images and text from PDF files, Lets you convert documents to PDF, Complete set of annotation tools
    • CONS:None worth mentioning
  • ICQ

    8.2.7138

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Symbian
    Windows Mobile

    Chat, play and share files with your friends

    8
    104 votes
    • PROS:Easy, quick installation, Nice interface design, Loads of smileys, animations and other eye-candy, Text and video chats, Integration with social networks
    • CONS:Video chat is not embedded in the conversation window, Social networks must be configured on the program's website, No innovation over other IM apps
  • Notepad Classic for Windows 10

    1.0.0.35

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Classic Notepad for Personal and Professional Use

    6
    46 votes
    • PROS:An excellent layout when saving creating or modifying existing text files. , Usability improvements have allowed this version to be even easier to manipulate.,
    • CONS:The last update occurred in October 2012., As the name suggests this software package is not compatible with earlier operating systems. ,
  • JSON to CSV Converter

    1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Convert JSON to CSV easily. Accepts JSON text, JSON files or JSON URLs.

    7
    6 votes
    • ASUS ZenLink

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      ASUS ZenLink For Windows 10 (Free)

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      No votes yet
      • PROS:Supports a variety of files types, ie photos, music, documents, etc, Cloud technology allows for syncing of SMS text and push notifications
      • CONS:Requires PC and Android device to be on the same network, Google account required
    • DAMN NFO Viewer

      2.10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A handy viewer for NFO and DIZ files

      7
      82 votes
      • PROS:Fast and easy to use, Customizable interface, Integrated into Windows shell, Copies text just by selecting it
      • CONS:None so far
    • EureScribe

      2.0

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Transcribe multimedia text such as subtitles from audio files

      5
      15 votes
      • PROS:Makes subtitling more manageable, Breaks long clips down
      • CONS:Can be prone to bugs, Only saves to RTF format
    • PDF to Text

      7.0

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Convert PDF files to Plain Text

      9
      53 votes
      • PROS:Converts PDFs into plain text, Works on otherwise restricted content
      • CONS:Can’t edit the PDF file itself, Format isn’t always perfectly retained
    • TextAloud

      3.0.44

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Popular text to speech tool

      5
      103 votes
      • PROS:Generates small audio files, Lots of spoken and written help files, Impressive Natural Voice technology
      • CONS:Preset voice is very monotonous , GUI is very 'Windows 95' in appearance
    • Wondershare PDF Converter

      4.0.1

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Wondershare PDF Converter is a powerful software which helps...

      8
      24 votes
      • DJ Java Decompiler

        3.10.10.93

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Decompile java CLASS files and save it in text or other format

        6
        30 votes
        • Some PDF to Word Converter

          1.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free PDF conversion software for personal use

          8
          20 votes
          • PROS:A highly intuitive and user-friendly platform to work with., Batch conversions are possible with the click of a button.,
          • CONS:As only Windows XP is supported, the application is a bit outdated., It is currently only available in the English language.
        • File Viewer Express

          8

          License
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          Platform
          Android

          File Viewer will display Photos, Text, Documents, Music, Video, and Excel Files.

          -
          No votes yet
          • Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro

            4.3.0.0

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Recover lost contacts, photos, text messages and other files from Android device

            8
            13 votes
            • EditPad Pro

              7.1.2

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Convenient, powerful and versatile text editor to edit all kinds of text files

              8
              10 votes
              • Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android

                1.3.1

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Recover lost or deleted contacts, text messages, photos, WhatsApp messages, audio files, videos, documents and more.

                10
                1 vote
                • ABC Amber PDF Converter

                  3.12

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Convert PDF files to a variety of text formats

                  6
                  5 votes
                  • Tenoshare Android Data Recovery

                    4.3.0.0

                    License
                    try Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Recover lost contacts, photos, text messages and other files from Android device

                    6
                    41 votes
                    • EF Find

                      8.40

                      License
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                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Search for text within compressed files

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                      No votes yet
                      • PROS:Locates text within compressed files, Simple to use, Includes refined searches
                      • CONS:Limited to compressed files
                    • InFile Seeker

                      1.8.0.200

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      InFile Seeker is a practical tool designed to search for words or entire strings inside many text-based files.

                      6
                      6 votes
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