Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .jpg

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .jpg file?
  • Which program can create the .jpg file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .jpg format?
  • What can convert .jpg files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .jpg extension?
JPEG Bitmap Image .jpg file icon

JPEG Bitmap Image

JPG file is a JPEG Bitmap Image. JPEG is the image format most used for storing and transmitting photographs on the World Wide Web.
Category: Graphic files
Application: IrfanView
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/jpeg
Magic bytes (HEX): 0xff, 0xd8, 0xff
Magic string (ASCII): ÿØÿ
cmp, j, jff, jfi, jfif, jif, jiff, jpe, jpeg, jtf
Related extensions:
Art Image
AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image
Windows Bitmap Image
CALS Compressed Bitmap
CorelDraw Drawing
Computer Graphics Metafile
Corel Photo-Paint Image
Windows Custom Cursor
Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

HP Graphic Language Document
iPod Game Package
JG G-code Data
QWS3270 PLUS Session Parameter File
JoomLeague Project
Java Japanese Font Properties Data
J Publish Manager Data
Java PathFinder Application Property Data
JProbe Memory Snapshot

The .jpg filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pg (1), hpg (1), mpg (1), jpy (1), jpt (1), jpn (1), jpf (1), jp (1), jgp (1), pjg (1), ipg (1), npg (1), kpg (1), jpv (1), jpr (1)

Can't open a .jpg file?

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

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 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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android