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How to open .jpg file extension?

File Type : Image file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .jpg file extension?

.jpg file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The JPEG file extension is used interchangeably with JPG. JPG files have 2 sub-formats, JPG/Exif (used in digital cameras and photographic equipment), and JPG/JFIF (used on the World Wide Web). JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group. It is a compressed graphic format that supports up to 24-bit color, which makes JPG a worthy format for storing digital photos. But, JPEG uses a lossy compression, which might prominently reduce the image quality. JPG images are commonly used for Web graphics and for storing photos taken with digital cameras. JPG is a cross platform format, which means a file will look same on both a Mac and Windows PC. To edit a JPG file, it should first be saved as a lossless bitmap format. The image can then be edited and it should again be saved as a JPEG file. Editing / Re-editing a JPG file undergoes a compression loss on each read/save operation.
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 .jpg files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • ACD Systems Canvas 15
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Any picture viewer program
  • Corel PaintShop Pro X7
  • Microsoft Paint
  • Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
  • Microsoft Windows Photos
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 17
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • Axel Rietschin FastPictureViewer
  • Any picture viewer
  • Any Web Browser
Google Android:
  • Apowersoft Phone Manager
  • GIMP
  • Shotwell
  • Any Web Browser
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Any picture viewer program
  • Any Web Browser
  • Apple Preview
  • Apple Photos
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 2
  • Roxio Toast 12
  • MacPhun ColorStrokes
  • Any picture viewer