.TRC File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .TRC file extension:

  1. SQL Server Trace File
  2. Oracle Trace File

1. SQL Server Trace File

SQL Server Trace File

File created by SQL Server Profiler, which is included with SQL Server software; contains trace results of the activity of a SQL database; can be used to analyze a sequence of database statements.

To open a TRC file, select File → Open → Trace File, select your Trace file, and click Open.

Default TRC files are located in the following directory:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\LOG

Software's name License Platforms
Microsoft SQL Server Profiler   —  Discontinued Microsoft SQL Server Profiler  —  Discontinued Paid Windows

Updated: October 9, 2014

2. Oracle Trace File

Oracle Trace File

Diagnostic data file produced by Oracle database software; includes a detailed sequence of statements that describe events as they are executed; can be used to identify events that led to a database error or for other database analysis.

Software's name License Platforms
Oracle Database Oracle Database Free Trial LinuxWindows

Updated: March 7, 2008

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