File Extension Database

Open JPEG File

To open JPEG file you need to find an application which works with that kind of file. JPEG file extension is used by operating systems to recognize files with content of type JPEG. Here is some information which will get you started.

How to Open JPEG file

  • To see if you have an application which supports JPEG file format you need to double click on the file.
  • This will either open it with matching application or Windows operating system will suggest you to look for an application for file extension JPEG either on web or on local computer.
  • If there is no application on your computer which can open JPEG files you need to search on the internet which application can open JPEG files.

What is JPEG File?

File extensions help computers locate correct application for specific files. Operating systems will not look into the content of the files to be opened, but instead, it will immediately locate the file extension of the file and locate for associated application that can open JPEG files. This helps the computer to organize its functions and work much faster. Most operating systems (Windows) require the use of file extensions, but others do not (Unix).

These file extensions are also beneficial for us. By simply looking at the filename, we can determine what type of information is stored to that and what applications can open these files. Have you noticed that when your computer acquires an unknown file, it will ask your permission to look for associated program to open it or look for these programs over the Internet? Yes! These file extensions make the work of the computer easy. Once there is no application associated with the file, then the computer will immediately ask the users assistance to help look for the source files.

JPEG File Applications

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Typical JPEG application file locations:

  • %SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Gallery\PhotoViewer.dll"
  • C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\Opera.exe "%1"
  • C:\Program Files\Paint.NET\PaintDotNet.exe "%1"
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\PictureViewer.exe "%1"
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoGallery.exe /LaunchPhotoViewer /v "%1"

Typical JPEG mime types:

  • ImageView_Fullscreen %1
  • image/jpeg

Frequently used application names to open JPEG files:

  • Windows Photo Gallery
  • Windows Photo Viewer
  • Opera
  • Paint.NET
  • QuickTime
  • Windows Live

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • jpegfile
  • Opera.Image
  • Paint.NET.1
  • QuickTime.jpeg
  • WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.jpg.14.0

Open JPEG File on Windows

Open JPEG File on Mac OS

Open JPEG File on Android

If you downloaded a JPEG file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

Open JPEG File on iPhone or iPad

To open JPEG File on iOS device follow steps below:

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