File Extension Library

.TRN File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Backup Files

What are .TRN files and how to open them?

Can't open .TRN file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .TRN file.

What is a .TRN file extension?

.TRN file extension is created by Microsoft. .TRN has been classified as Backup Files.

.TRN is SQL Server Transaction Log Backup File

Backup file created by Microsoft SQL Server, a relational database management system (RDBMS) application; contains a transaction log backup, which saves a history of committed and uncommitted database changes since the last checkpoint.

TRN files are used for database restores and may be used with other TRN files to chain roll back to any previous database state. TRN files are often backed up with a .BAK file, which is the backup of the database.

List of all softwares that can open the SQL Server Transaction Log Backup File
Microsoft SQL Server 2016

How to fix problems with .TRN files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .TRN files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .TRN file format
  2. You need to check the .TRN file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)