.JPG File Extension

Joint Photographic Experts Group
File Type:
JPEG Image

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

What is a JPG file?

Jpg file extension has JPEG Image file type, developed by Joint Photographic Experts Group, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

Image file typically contains digital photos. The file may also use the .JPEG file extension. In order to access JPG files, users can employ any program, which supports images. Some of the other most common image files are .GIF, .PNG, and .TIF.

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

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Joint Photographic Experts Group
File Type:
JPEG Image
Raster Image Files

How to open JPG file?

Double click the jpg 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 .jpg 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 jpg 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 jpg 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 JPG 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 jpg file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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