Plain Text Converter

Paste your text below and click Convert to Plain Text.

Plain Text Conversion

Plain text conversion removes any formatting, styles, or special characters from your text, leaving only the raw characters. It's useful when you need to strip away any extraneous formatting and focus solely on the content itself.

Practical Uses of Plain Text Conversion

  1. Removing Formatting: When you copy text from a web page or a formatted document, it often includes hidden formatting characters. Converting to plain text removes these characters, giving you clean, unformatted text.
  2. Compatibility: Some applications or systems may not support rich text formatting. Converting your text to plain text ensures that it can be read and processed by any system or application.
  3. File Size Reduction: Plain text files are significantly smaller in size compared to formatted text files. If you need to reduce file size or conserve storage space, converting to plain text can be helpful.
  4. Readability: In certain cases, formatting can make text harder to read. Converting to plain text presents the content in a simple, straightforward manner, improving readability.
  5. Data Processing: When working with data or performing text analysis, plain text is often the preferred format. It allows for easier parsing, manipulation, and extraction of information.

Whether you're dealing with compatibility issues, reducing file size, or preparing text for further processing, the Plain Text Converter is a handy tool to have in your arsenal.

Paste from Clipboard Button

A quick and intuitive method for importing your text into the text editor. Clicking on this button instantly reads the current content of your clipboard and places it into the textarea. This feature is particularly useful for handling large blocks of text or when you're swiftly transitioning between applications. Please note that the button's functionality is reliant on your browser's permissions, and it may ask for your consent to access the clipboard.

Copy to Clipboard

Copies the entire text present in the text field to your system's clipboard. It allows you to easily paste the transformed text into any other application or file. Useful when you need to transfer the processed text without manually selecting and copying it. Please note that any previous content on your clipboard will be replaced.

Download Text

When you've finished editing and wish to save your work, clicking this button will trigger the download of a text file containing the content currently in the textarea. The downloaded file will automatically be named using a format that includes the first few words of the text, the last action performed on the text, and a timestamp, making it simple to identify and organize your files. Whether you're crafting an important document or simply playing around with various case styles, the "Download Text" button provides an easy way to keep a local copy of your work.


Clears the text field, removing any content that was previously entered.