.JCW File Extension

Half-Baked Software
File Type:
JCross File

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

What is a JCW file?

Jcw file extension has JCross file type, developed by Half-Baked Software, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Hot Potatoes is a software package for creating online quizzes and puzzles. Crossword puzzles created by the JCross app from this suite are saved with this extension. JCW file store the puzzle activity and also include clues designed to guide the user. There are six programs in the Hot Potatoes suite: JMix, JQuiz, JCross, JMatch, JCross, and Masher. They are designed for making different exercises. Each app saves an activity with its own file extension. For instance, JCloze uses the .JCL extension.

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

jcw file icon
Half-Baked Software
File Type:
JCross File
Misc Files

How to open JCW file?

Double click the jcw 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 .jcw 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 jcw 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 jcw 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 JCW files

  • Windows Windows
    • Half-Baked Hot Potatoes Half-Baked Hot Potatoes
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Half-Baked Hot Potatoes Half-Baked Hot Potatoes
  • Linux Linux
    • Half-Baked Hot Potatoes Half-Baked Hot Potatoes

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

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