.JPW File Extension

Developer:
ESRI
File Type:
World File for JPEG
Popularity:

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

What is a JPW file?

Jpw file extension has World for JPEG file type, developed by ESRI, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

Various GIS applications use JPEG world files in this format. They contain map locations, rotation of a map, and scale saved in one JPEG image. JPW files are needed for associating map images (e.g., aerial satellite photos) with real-world locations. These files don’t hold any actual image data and often accompanied by separate data files. JPW files use a plain text format. 

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

jpw file icon
Developer:
ESRI
File Type:
World File for JPEG
Category:
GIS Files
Format:
Text

How to open JPW file?

Double click the jpw 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 .jpw 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 jpw 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 jpw 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 JPW 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 jpw file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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