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Details of extension .jad

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .jad file?
  • Which program can create the .jad file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .jad format?
  • What can convert .jad files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .jad extension?
Java Application Descriptor .jad file icon

Java Application Descriptor

The JAD file is a Java Application Descriptor. JAD files describe the MIDlets (Java Mcro Edition applications) that are distributed as JAR files. JAD files are commonly used to package Java applications or games that can be downloaded to mobile phones.
Detailed description not available
Category: Application files
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Java Archive
Java Source Code
JRun Server Application
Java Enterprise Archive
Java Serialized Object

Other types of files may also use the .jad file extension. If you have helpful information about .jad extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .jad filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ja (1), had (1), ad (1), nad (1), kad (1), jd (1), jaw (1), jar (1), jac (1), iad (1), ajd (1), mad (1), jda (1), jax (1), jas (1)

Can't open a .jad file?

If you want to open a .jad file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .jad association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.jad

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android