.JAVA File Extension

File Type:
Java Source Code File

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

What is a JAVA file?

Java file extension has Java Source Code file type, developed by Oracle, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Written in the Java programming language, the source code file makes use of an object-oriented approach. What it means is that all the structured data types, or classes, are applied for instantiating objects at runtime.

JAVA files may be comprised into .CLASS files with the help of a Java compiler. CLASS files usually store bytecode, which is possible to execute via the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

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

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File Type:
Java Source Code File
Developer Files

How to open JAVA file?

Double click the java 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 .java 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 java 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".

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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 java 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 JAVA files

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 java file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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