Free Online TXT to ZIP Converter

Please note: Your TXT file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 1 hour after upload so please download your converted TXT file before this time.

How to Convert your TXT to ZIP Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your TXT to ZIP using our fast and free TXT converter tool.

Upload your TXT file

Upload your TXT file

Click the "Upload a TXT File" button, then select a TXT to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Download your ZIP

Download your ZIP

Click the download link to receive your ZIP file.

File format information for TXT and ZIP

ExtensionTXT
Full NamePlain Text File
TypeDocument
Mime Typetext/plain
FormatText

The TXT file type is one of the oldest and simplest file types available and has been used within computer systems for many decades. Earlier examples of text files were developed to store characters using the ASCII format for text encoding though over the years additional encodings are used.

The format offers some advantages over other formats in that you do not have to worry about the padding of bytes in the file, the "Endianness" or word size of the machine reading the TXT file. Many format such as Xml, Json and a host of other formats are all based on text files.

ExtensionZIP
Full NameZIP Archive
TypeArchive
Mime Typeapplication/zip
FormatBinary

The ZIP file is one of the most common types of compressed file types available and is widely used to compress any file type and give great compression results leading to smaller file sizes. ZIP files were originally released in 1989 and over time the format has received many revisions.

ZIP archives can contain any number of folders and files and can use many different compression algorithms to perform the file compression, though DEFLATE is the most common one in use. The format has built in support in many operating systems including Mac OS and Microsoft Windows.

Information for converting from TXT to ZIP

Our TXT file converter will compress your uploaded file to a ZIP archive ready for download. This tool is great for compressing those large TXT files and save yourself some harddrive space. ZIP archives can be opened later on in most operating systems usually with no additional software.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my TXT file to ZIP?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your TXT file to upload. Your TXT file will be uploaded to our servers. When the TXT to ZIP conversion has completed, you can download your ZIP file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my TXT to ZIP?

We aim to process all TXT to ZIP conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files, so please be patient.

How accurate is the TXT to ZIP conversion?

We aim to provide the best conversion experience. Our tools are under constant review and development with new features being added every week.