File Extension Library

.TRX File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .TRX file?

.TRX file extension is created by Microsoft. .TRX has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .TRX file is XML.

.TRX is Visual Studio Test Results File

Test results file created by Visual Studio, a Microsoft application used to develop Windows software; contains test results stored in an XML format; used to display test results in Visual Studio as well as save historical test case results.

TRX files may also be created using Microsoft MSTest, a command-line utility that runs unit tests created in Visual Studio 2005 and later. The program executable file MSTest.exe has various command-line options that can be used to customize the output of tests.

NOTE: Test results remain in memory in Visual Studio until they are explicitly written to disk into a TRX file. They can be saved by using the "Export Test Run Results" option in Visual Studio.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Test Results File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
Microsoft MSTest
File Type 2:

PASSOLO Translation List File

Developer by: SDL Category: Settings Files Format: Binary

Translation list created by PASSOLO, a program used for language translation of user interfaces; contains a collection of strings in multiple languages; used within a specific program to recognize key phrases and translate them from one language to another.

NOTE: Once TRX files have been exported, they are locked and cannot be modified again in PASSOLO.

File Type 3:

Firmware Image File

Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Firmware image used by various embedded computer devices, including the Linksys WT54G router series; contains the firmware image contents as well as a header that provides the file length, a checksum, and the partition offsets within the file; used to recover or update the firmware on a device.

TRX files may also be provided in .BIN format, which typically is a vendor-specific version of a TRX file.

File Type 4:

WebAuthorize Batch File

Developer by: CyberCash Category: Data Files

Batch file created by WebAuthorize, a program that processes credit card transactions; stores a collection of eleven transaction fields for transaction ID, credit card number, credit card expire, credit card auth name, AVS, zip code, amount, customer ID, and invoice ID.

TRX files are used to process a batch of credit card transactions through an automated system and typically are comprised of a full day of business transactions. They are commonly used in e-commerce.

TRX files are named by the merchant identifier, a tilde, the batch number, and the ".trx" file extension. For example, "merchant1~3245.trx".

Tellan Software, the makers of PC Authorize, the predecessor to WebAuthorize, were purchased by CyberCash in 1999, who was purchased by VeriSign and subsequently PayPal.

How to Open .TRX file on different platforms

Open .TRX File on Windows

  • Right-click a .TRX
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .TRX file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .TRX files" Press "Ok"

Open .TRX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .TRX file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .TRX File on Linux

Right click on the .TRX file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .TRX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .TRX file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .TRX File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .TRX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .TRX files

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