.JAM File Extension

File Type:
Jam STAPL File

Having trouble opening .jam extension? Don't panic! This page explains what jam files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open jam files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a JAM file?

Jam file extension has Jam STAPL file type, developed by Altera, which is associated with the "cad files" category.

This extension is attached to CAD files in the Jam Standard Test and Programming Language format. This is a standard format for Programmable Logic Devices. JAM files contain information and algorithms required for programming a PLD. These files are saved in an ASCII text format. Users can compile .JAM files into .JBC files. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

jam file icon
File Type:
Jam STAPL File
CAD Files

How to open JAM file?

Double click the jam file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .jam extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the jam extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the jam file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open JAM files

  • Windows Windows
    • Altera Quartus Altera Quartus
    • Altera Jam STAPL Player Altera Jam STAPL Player
    • Altera Jam STAPL Byte-Code Compiler Altera Jam STAPL Byte-Code Compiler
    • Any text editor Any text editor

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the jam file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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