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We offer a range of tools, to help you convert your files in the most convenient way for you. As well as our online file conversion service, we also offer a desktop app for file conversions straight from your desktop, and an API for automated file conversions for developers. Which tool you use is up to you!
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With Zamzar, file conversions are easy, reliable and convenient, so you can quickly convert your documents, images, videos, and more, to the formats you need. With faster downloads of converted files, and friendly and helpful support when you need it, you'll have everything you need to work with your files.
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You can convert a file for free in just a few clicks, without any need to register for an account.
We support over 1100 different file-conversion types, and each and every one gets the same level of attention to ensure it works correctly first time and every time.
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Zamzar is an online service so there are no software downloads needed; instead, every conversion occurs in the cloud, meaning you can convert your file anytime and anywhere.
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We believe you should be able to convert files no matter what language you speak or what country you live in, which is why we support so many languages.
Tools to suit your file conversion needs
You'll find all the conversion and compression tools you need, all in one place, at Zamzar. With over 1100 file-conversion types supported, whether you need to convert videos, audio, documents or images, you'll easily find what you need and soon have your files in the formats and sizing that work for you.
XLS Document Format XLS Converter
The XLS file format was developed by Microsoft for its Excel spreadsheet program. XLS is a binary spreadsheet format that can include cell data and formulas, as well as charts and macros. Excel is one of the most popular software programs for recording, organising, calculating and analysing data. It’s often used for budgeting and reporting.
Microsoft introduced the new XLSX format for Excel in 2007, to replace XLS. However, you can still open XLS files in newer versions of Excel, as well as saving XLSX files into this older format. Excel is part of Microsoft’s Office suite, which is available as a one-off software purchase or an Office 365 subscription. Other spreadsheet programs that can usually open XLS files include Google Sheets, Apple Numbers and LibreOffice Calc.
TXT Document Format TXT Converter
The TXT file format, also called the Plain Text File format, was developed by Tim Berners-Lee - the inventor of the World Wide Web. Unlike other document file types, such as .DOC, the TXT file format just stores plain text, so it can't contain complex formatting, images or other multimedia. TXT files are used to write memos, letters, manuscripts and other text-based content, as well as for encoding and storing data. Because of their simplicity, they don’t support formatting features such as font changes or colour edits, so if you want to make your file look a little more attractive you’ll need to use a different word processing application.
Part of the appeal of the TXT format is that the files are extremely small in size, easy to create, edit and share, and are compatible with almost any device and operating system. Apple’s Notepad and Microsoft’s TextEdit can both be used to create TXT files, and you can open TXT files with any text-editing application and most internet browsers.
How to convert a XLS to a TXT file?
- 1. Choose the XLS file that you want to convert.
- 2. Select TXT as the the format you want to convert your XLS file to.
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Frequently asked questions
If you’ve got any questions about converting or compressing files with Zamzar, we’re happy to help! We’ve answered a few commonly-asked questions below, to get you started, and you can find out more information about file conversion and compression with Zamzar, in our Help centre.
There are several ways to convert XLS to TXT, including with Microsoft Excel or with the free tool on Zamzar’s website. If you have Excel on your device, you can open your XLS file, select ‘Save As’ and then use the dropdown menu of file types to save it as a .txt file. If you have multiple files to convert or don’t have Excel, you might find it easier to use an online file conversion tool. There are just three steps to the free tool on Zamzar’s website – simply upload one or more XLS files, select to convert them to TXT and then download the TXT files.
If you have access to Microsoft Excel, you can convert an XLS file to a different format within that program. Just open the file and then use the ‘Save As’ function to select a format from the dropdown list of file types. Another way of converting your XLS files without opening them is to use a simple online conversion tool like Zamzar. Upload your XLS file to the free tool on Zamzar’s website, select a format to convert it to, and then download your new file.
You may be able to open XLS files without Excel by using LibreOffice or Google Drive. Another way is to use an online file conversion tool like Zamzar to change the file into another format like TXT or PDF. Simply upload an XLS file to the free tool on Zamzar’s website, select the format you want to convert it into, and then click to download the converted file, which you can then open on your device. With Zamzar, you can convert files for free without installing any extra software on your computer or phone.
You can convert Excel to TXT using file conversion software or online tools like Zamzar. The three-step conversion tool on Zamzar’s website is easy to use. Just upload one or more Excel files, click to convert them to TXT format and then download the new files. If you have Microsoft Excel on your device, you can also convert individual files by opening them in the program and selecting ‘Save As’ from the File menu, then choosing ‘*.txt’ from the dropdown menu of formats.
There are several ways you can export Excel columns to text. If you can open the Excel file, you can copy sections of data and paste them into a text program and then save the file as ‘*.txt’ file. You can also save whole spreadsheets as TXT files using the ‘Save As’ menu option. Another way is to convert your Excel files using file conversion tools like Zamzar. Just upload one or more spreadsheets to the free tool on Zamzar’s website, click to convert them to TXT format and then download them as new documents.