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.JAD File Extension

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File TypeJava Application Descriptor File

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This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.


Descriptor file that describes the contents of a MIDlet, a type of Java program developed for the Java ME (Micro Edition) virtual machine; may include DRM protection information; commonly used to package Java games and applications developed for cell phones.

More Information

MIDlets include both JAD and .JAR (Java Archive) files.

Programs that open JAD files
Updated 4/7/2011

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