.JOB File Extension

File Type:
Windows Task Scheduler Job File

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

What is a JOB file?

Job file extension has Windows Task Scheduler Job file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "system files" category.

Task Scheduler is a Windows tool for scheduling automated tasks. Job files created in this program are saved with the JOB extension. They store names, actions, conditions, and triggers for the concrete task. JOB files are usually used for forming lists of periodic checks and maintenances for software updates, running antivirus and antimalware scans. You can use Task Scheduler manually or create a schedule for it.

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

job file icon
File Type:
Windows Task Scheduler Job File
System Files

How to open JOB file?

Double click the job 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 .job 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 job 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 job 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 JOB files

  • Windows Windows
    • Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler

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

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