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How to open .JNLP file extension?

File Type : Java Web Start (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .JNLP file extension?

.JNLP file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
File created in the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP) format; used for launching and managing Java programs over a network or on the Web (e.g., an applet in a Web browser); can be double-clicked to run the program if the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is installed. JNLP files contain information such as the remote address for downloading the Java program (.JAR file) and the initial class to run. They are saved in an XML format and can be viewed or edited with a text editor. NOTE: The JRE includes Java Web Start technology, which opens JNLP files and runs the specified instructions.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .JNLP files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Oracle Java Web Start
  • Any Text Editor
  • Oracle Java Web Start
  • Any Text Editor
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Oracle Java Web Start
  • Any Text Editor