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Quick - Tool to open 300MB+ .txt files

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by CoyoteAssassin, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. CoyoteAssassin

    CoyoteAssassin Elite Member

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    What tool can I use to open very large .txt files. Notepad crashes.

    I saw one advertised the other day... but I didn't need it and now I can't remember the name.

    There are a few online but I'd prefer to go with one that others use and recommend.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Zapdos

    Zapdos Power Member

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    I use notepad++

    Usually open 2g files in about 30 seconds and can scroll through without issue.
    Replacing text in 1g files takes about 4 minutes (using regex)
     
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  3. CoyoteAssassin

    CoyoteAssassin Elite Member

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    Thanks. I've installed it and it appears to work as well as I would hope.
     
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    +1 for notepad++ , one of the best free tools ever.
     
  5. CoyoteAssassin

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    Thanks for the recommendation.

    PS - If this was not in the lounge, you would have hit the 1,000 post mark. Contrats!