JAR File Extension

File Type

Java Archive Format




Executable Files





Basic information about the JAR file

Files with the JAR extension are characteristic of 3 operating systems and they are: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The JAR extension was originally developed for the WinZip Mac Edition application. The developer of this program is WinZip Computing, S.L.. Additionally, JAR files can be handled by applications like Web browser, WinZip, Eclipse, Java Runtime Environment.

JAR files fall under the Executable Files category. 140 file types are given the JAR extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. Java Archive Format is a file whose format was originally developed for the WinZip Mac Edition application by Oracle. Modification or reading of files with the name Java Archive Format in many cases is done in the WinZip Mac Edition program. JAR detailed description

Our tools for working with the JAR file

JAR File Extension

What is a(n) JAR file??

The .JAR file extension is commonly used for Java Archive files. .JAR extension is used to store different types of data. There are three different types of .jar file extensions, including compressed archive (.jar), executable (.jar), and library (.jar).

JAR File Tools

What tools you can use?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the JAR file. Through them, you can perform many activities related to JAR for free. For example, these tools will help you convert or edit your JAR file.

JAR File Opener

JAR opener is one of the most used tools. You will learn a few ways to open your JAR file. Opening the JAR file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

JAR File Viewer

To view the contents of the JAR file use the JAR Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Just go to the link provided and select your file. Next, our system will try to view the contents of the JAR file.

JAR File Converter

You can always try to convert the JAR file if you have problems with any operations. Converting the JAR file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

JAR File Editor

If you want to edit the content of JAR file, please use JAR editor. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the JAR file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. On the editor page you will find all the information you need to edit the JAR file.



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