Definitions for "ASCII Text File"
The most common File Format found on PC's. They are basically text file s that contain no formatting information at all. They do not require special program s to access them
Formally, a text file containing only ASCII characters. More commonly (in the U.S., at least), a file containing text that's printable, viewable, and has no "binary" (non-ASCII) characters. ASCII characters use only seven of the bits in a (8-bit) byte.
a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting