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.JOB File Extension

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File Type 1Windows Task Scheduler Job File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Job file created by Task Scheduler, a Windows utility used to schedule automated tasks; contains the name, triggers, actions, and conditions for the task; commonly used for scheduling periodic checks for software updates, as well as for running antivirus software system scans.

More Information

Task Scheduler jobs can be run manually or on a schedule; they can be used to start programs, display messages to the user, or send an email; users can also specify conditions, such as only running the task when the computer is idle or on AC power.

Program(s) that open .JOB files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler
Updated 8/17/2010

File Type 2MetaCAM Nest Job File

DeveloperMetamation
Popularity
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Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryCAD Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Nest job file created by MetaCAM, a CAD program used to increase efficiency in industry and manufacturing; contains nest job settings and instructions; used to store information that optimizes the use of materials and space for manufactured products.

Program(s) that open .JOB files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Metamation MetaCAM Nesting
Updated 1/15/2010