.JNLP File Extension

Developer:
Oracle
File Type:
Java Web Start File
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Having trouble opening .jnlp extension? Don't panic! This page explains what jnlp files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open jnlp files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a JNLP file?

Jnlp file extension has Java Web Start file type, developed by Oracle, which is associated with the "web files" category.

These are files created in the Java Network Launching Protocol format. They contain data like the remote address required for downloading .JAR files (Java programs) and the initial class to run. Files with this extension are needed for running and managing Java applications on the Web or network. JNLP files use XML formatting so that they can be opened and edited in any text editor.

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

jnlp file icon
Developer:
Oracle
File Type:
Java Web Start File
Category:
Web Files
Format:
XML

How to open JNLP file?

Double click the jnlp 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 .jnlp 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 jnlp 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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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the jnlp 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 JNLP files

  • Windows Windows
    • Oracle Java Web Start Oracle Java Web Start
    • Any text editor Any text editor
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Oracle Java Web Start Oracle Java Web Start
    • Any text editor Any text editor
  • Linux Linux
    • Oracle Java Web Start Oracle Java Web Start
    • 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 jnlp file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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