JPEG File Extension

File Type

JPEG Image


Joint Photographic Experts Group


Raster Image Files





Details about the JPEG file

Files with the JPEG extension are characteristic of 3 operating systems and they are: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The JPEG extension was originally developed for the Microsoft Expression Design application. This is an application developed by Microsoft Corporation. Additionally, JPEG files can be handled by applications like Adobe Photoshop, ACDSee, Adobe Illustrator, PaperPort.

The data in the JPEG files are saved in the manner characteristic for Raster Image Files. Files of a different type with the extension JPEG can be encountered on various operating systems, and their number is 522. The format of this particular JPEG Image file was developed by Joint Photographic Experts Group. This particular JPEG Image file was most likely generated by the Microsoft Expression Design program. JPEG detailed description

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JPEG File Extension

What is a(n) JPEG file??

JPEG is a type of image file that supports different image formats. JPEG files are usually used for storing photos or other images that are meant to be viewed on screen.

JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a standardized image format for storing photographs and other images digitally. The JPEG format provides better compression than GIF, PNG, or TIFF file formats, which means it requires less storage space and can be transferred faster over the Internet.

A JPEG file consists of three parts: the header (often called "jpeg" extension), the coding (or "JFIF" extension), and the data (the "jpg" extension). The header contains information about the color aspects of an image, such as its pixel dimensions and color palette. The coding section contains instructions for how to display

JPEG File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We present some basic free online tools that work with JPEG. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on JPEG files. You will be able to open, preview, edit or convert your JPEG file.

JPEG File Opener

One of the most used tools is JPEG opener. Here you will find a way to open your unknown JPEG file. Opening the JPEG file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

JPEG File Viewer

To view the contents of the JPEG file use the JPEG Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your JPEG file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

JPEG File Converter

Try to convert the JPEG file to a different format if problems arise while working with the JPEG file. Converting the JPEG file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

JPEG File Editor

JPEG editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the JPEG file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Check out our JPEG file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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