Here are five unexpected reasons why they rock:
1. You Don’t Have to Worry if People Can Open Them
You don’t need special software or tools to open a plain text file. This is a real problem for certain formats, as those who have tried to open a .docx file on older versions of Word understand.
It’s not always possible for various word processing applications to open certain file types.
If they’re plain text, you’re guaranteed that anyone can open them on any system. Plain text files have been around longer than many operating systems and they’re not going anywhere.