What is .TCP File Extension? How to Open Tally TCP?

TCP file, short for Tally Compiled Program File, is a file format related to accounting software named Tally.ERP. TCP file format is generated when TDL (Tally Definition language) program is compiled with Tally developer. In other words, TCP mainly stores a compiled program which is created by Tally.

Tally TCP file belongs to the category of Data Files.

The following application create and open TCP (Tally Compiled Program File).

  • Tally.ERP
  • Tally.Developer
  • Tally.Server

Tally Solutions Pvt Ltd introduced TCP file extension for Tally software.

The default location of .TCP depends on what Tally application is installed in the system. For each application, the default location will be different:

Tally.ERP 9

  • Tally TCP file gets stored in the directory C:\Tally.ERP 9

Tally.Developer 9

  • Tally TCP file gets stored in the directory C:\Tally.Developer 9

Tally.ERP 9 encounters error in TDL

  • Cause: The issue mainly occurs due to faulty TDL or TCP file.
  • Resolution: Disable TDL/TCP format from Tally.in file then restart Tally.ERP 9. Now, activate or enable TDL/TCP via F12: Configuration.

Exiting Tally, File Damaged

  • Cause: The error occurs due to power failure, sudden system shutdown, virus infection, hard drive damage.
  • Resolution: To recover corrupted file, one can use Company Rewrite utility via Ctrl + Alt + R key.