TRC File Type- The quick facts
What are TRC files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a TRC file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a TRC file?
TRC files have multiple uses, and Oracle SQLNet Trace is one of them.
Oracle SQLNet Trace File
The .trc file extension is used for a database file format that was created by Oracle Corporation. These TRC files are also known as Oracle SQLNet trace debug files.
The SQLNet software is also called Net8, and this is a middleware application that provides functions for establishing transparent connectivity between two or more Oracle databases, or between client tools and an Oracle database.
These TRC files contain diagnostic details that are associated with a certain Oracle database. A .trc file is generated by the SQLNet program when establishing connections between two or more Oracle databases, or between client programs and an Oracle database.
How to open TRC files
Important: Different programs may use files with the TRC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your TRC file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different TRC openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 9, 2022
More file formats using the TRC extensionThrough our research of TRC files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.
a-squared Anti-Malware Signatures File Checksum
Track Row Column Markers Data Format
TRCZip Compressed Data
True BASIC Compiled Code
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of TRC files. Remember, different programs may use TRC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.