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.JPEG File Extension

File TypeJPEG Image

DeveloperJoint Photographic Experts Group
Popularity
4.2 (126 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a JPEG file?

A JPEG file is an image saved in a compressed graphic format standardized by the Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG). It supports up to 24-bit color and is compressed using lossy compression, which may noticeably reduce the image quality if high amounts of compression are used. JPEG files are commonly used for storing digital photos and web graphics.

More Information

A JPEG file also contains metadata that describes the contents of its file, such as the color space, color profile, and image dimension information. Image files saved in the JPEG format are more commonly appended with the .JPG extension than the JPEG extension.

If you come across a JPEG file on your computer you can open it with any program that supports images. There are a large amount of free and commercial image editors available for desktop and mobile platforms. You can also view it in a web browser by dragging and dropping it in the browser window.

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Programs that open JPEG files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Windows Photos
Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
Adobe Photoshop Elements 15
Adobe Illustrator CC 2017
ACD Systems Canvas X 16
ACD Systems ACDSee 20
Nuance PaperPort 14
Nuance OmniPage Ultimate
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8
Corel PaintShop Pro X9
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 5
Laughingbird The Logo Creator
Any Web browser
Any picture viewer program
Mac
Apple Preview
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
Adobe Photoshop Elements 15
Adobe Illustrator CC 2017
Roxio Toast 15
Laughingbird The Logo Creator
Apple Safari
MacPhun ColorStrokes
Any Web browser
Any picture viewer program
Linux
Mozilla Firefox
GIMP
Web
Google Drive
iOS
Google Drive
Android
Google Drive
Updated 3/3/2017

About the file extension jpeg

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