.TRN File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .TRN extension:

SQL Server Transaction Log Backup File

SQL Server Transaction Log Backup File
  • Developer Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.8 (5 votes)
  • Category Backup Files
  • Format N/A

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.

Software's name License Platforms
Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server Commercial Windows

Updated: September 17, 2011

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