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JPG file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.jpg - JPEG Bitmap Image

The JPG graphic files are related to IrfanView. JPG file is a JPEG Bitmap Image. JPEG is the image format most used for storing and transmitting photographs on the World Wide Web.

Graphic files
0xff, 0xd8, 0xff / ÿØÿ
cmp, j, jff, jfi, jfif, jif, jiff, jpe, jpeg, jtf
JPEG Bitmap Image related extensions:
Twitter JPEG Image
Portable Network Graphics Image

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

Can't open a .jpg 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 .jpg file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

hpg, ipg, jg, jgp, jlg, jp, jpb, jpf, jph, jpn, jpr, jpt, jpv, jpy, kpg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

IVC Video File
JPY Data
HP Graphic Language Document
Java Japanese Font Properties Data
Magentic Data
iPod Game Package

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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