.JOB File Extension

File Type 1

MetaCAM Nest Job File

Developer Metamation
4.1  |  25 Votes
Category CAD Files
Format Binary

What is a JOB file?

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.

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Programs that open JOB files

Metamation MetaCAM Nesting
Updated January 15, 2010
File Type 2

Windows Task Scheduler Job File

Developer Microsoft
3.6  |  13 Votes
Category System Files
Format Binary

What is a JOB file?

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.

Programs that open or reference JOB files

Updated August 17, 2010

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