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.JAD File Extension

File TypeJava Application Descriptor File

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What is a JAD file?

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.

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

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Programs that open JAD files
Updated 4/7/2011

.JAD Extension Information

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