TXF File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a TXF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .TXF files.

What is a TXF file?

The .txf file extension is used for a standard data file format, which was created for various accounting tools, financial programs and spreadsheet software. These TXF files are also called tax exchange format files and are generated by accounting applications like the TurboTax software from Intuit, Inc. A .txf file is primarily used to share tax information across multiple workbooks, accounting projects and financial tools with support for the TXF file format.These TXF files are encoded in plain text format and may also contain layout attributes like tabular templates, equations, formulas and text formatting properties. These .txf files may also contain metadata details that are related to an accounting project or a financial document, which was created using the software that generated the TXF file.These .txf files can be opened and viewed using the TurboTax software among other accounting and financial applications. This accounting program from Intuit, Inc. can also be used to edit the content of these TXF files. If a .txf file just contains plain text and no special formatting and layout attributes, then standard text editors like Notepad may also be used to open these TXF files.

How to open TXF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension TXF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 1 different TXF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension TXF

While we know of one file format using the .TXF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .TXF file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of TXF files. Remember, different programs may use TXF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with TXF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with TXF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!