Explain Difference Between Binary File And Text Files.

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C Programming

Text file binary

Binary File

 

Its bit represents a character.

 

Its bits represent custom data.

 

Less prone to get corrupt as change reflects as soon as made and can be undone.

 

Can easily get corrupted, corrupted on even a single bit change.

 

Store only plain text in a file.

 

Can store different types of data (audio, text, image) in a single file.

 

Widely used file format and can be opened in any text editor.

 

Developed for an application and can be opened in that application only.

 

Mostly .text, and .rtf, are used as an extension to text files.

 

Can have any application-defined extension.

Rusma Khadka
Dec 29, 2022
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