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Details of extension .jpg

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .jpg file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .jpg file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .jpg files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. JPEG Bitmap Image
  2. CompactDraw E-JPG Image

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JPEG Bitmap Image

jpg file - JPEG Bitmap Image
The JPG file belongs to the Graphic category and works with IrfanView, being used as a JPEG Bitmap Image. JPEG is the image format most used for storing and transmitting photographs on the World Wide Web. The developer is still actively supporting the IrfanView, likely. Our data shows that IrfanView uses 2 more file types.
Application: IrfanView
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: image/jpeg
cmp, j, jff, jfi, jfif, jif, jiff, jpe, jpeg, jtf
Related extensions:
.sjpg Sealed JPEG Image
.j2p JPIP Indexed File
.ecw Enhanced Compression Wavelet
.wnf CorelDraw Outline Font

CompactDraw E-JPG Image

jpg file - CompactDraw E-JPG Image
The JPG file belongs to the Graphic category and works with CompactDraw, being used as a CompactDraw E-JPG Image. CompactDraw is a combination of vector and bitmap editing in one package. The developer is still actively supporting the CompactDraw, likely. According to our data, CompactDraw uses one more file types.
Application: CompactDraw
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.idr CompactDraw Project

The .jpg file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .jpg extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .jpg file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.upg Upgrade
.kpg KPT Goo Graphic
.pg STK Propagator File
.jpn Unreal Engine Japanese Language Data
.jlg JoomLeague Project
.jg JG G-code Data

The .jpg extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .jpg filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

upg (1), kpg (1), pg (1), jpn (1), jlg (1), jg (1), jpy (1), pjg (1), jph (1), jgp (1)

Having trouble opening a .jpg file?

If you want to open a .jpg file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .jpg association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.jpg

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 with 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