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.JEX File Extension

File TypeJoplin Export File

DeveloperLaurent Cozic
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CategoryCompressed Files

What is a JEX file?

A JEX file is an archive created by Joplin, an open-source note-taking and to-do app. It may contain one or more notes or notebooks, to-do items, images, and attachments. JEX files are typically used to create backups of notes that can be restored at a later time.

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Screenshot of a .jex file in Joplin

JEX file open in Joplin

You will most likely only encounter a JEX file if you use Joplin to take notes or make to-do lists. You may also encounter a JEX file if you receive one from a friend or co-worker that uses Joplin.

To open a JEX file with Joplin, select File → Import → JEX - Joplin Export File. To create a JEX file with Joplin, select File → Export → JEX - Joplin Export File.

JEX files are renamed .TAR archives that store their notes in Markdown, HTML, or plain text format. The archive also stores note attachments and metadata, which includes when it was updated, the geo-location, and tags.

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Programs that open JEX files

Updated 5/29/2020

About JEX Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.jex suffix is and how to open it.

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