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JAN file format description

Many people share .jan files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .jan file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .jan files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.jan - Janome Embroidery Design

The JAN data files are related to DigitizerMB. The JAN file is a Janome Embroidery Design. Janome is a sewing machine manufacturer. The .jan file is the file that contains the embroidery's object properties.

Data files
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Janome Embroidery Design related extensions:
Janome Embroidery Data
Janome Stitch-based Embroidery Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .jan file extension. Even harmful programs can create .jan files. Be especially cautious with .jan files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .jan file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .jan file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

an, han, ian, ja, jab, jag, jaj, jam, kan, man, nan

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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