The File Extensions Database


.1TXT File Extension

  • Category: Ransomware encrypted Files

What is an .1TXT file?

.1TXT is Enigma ransomware affected file

File extension 1txt seems to be related to a variant of Enigma ransomware that switched in late October 2016 to 1txt suffix.

Much like other similar ransomware, it encrypts and renames users documents and other personal files and then demands ransom for the decryption key.


How to open:

As far as we know, there is no decryptor available for .1txt as of October 2016.

How to convert:

You can only work and thus convert the original files once you have successfuly recovered the archives.

How to solve problems with 1TXT files

  • Associate the 1TXT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 1TXT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.1TXT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 1TXT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .1TXT is Enigma ransomware affected file. Because only the current version supports the latest 1TXT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .1TXT is Enigma ransomware affected file update.
  • To make sure that your 1TXT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.