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.PJPEG File Extension

File TypeProgressive JPEG Image

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CategoryRaster Image Files


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

What is a PJPEG file?

Bitmap image created in the Progressive JPEG format; encodes the bitmap data so that the downloaded image appears progressively from a blurry picture to the final sharp image; may also fill alternating horizontal lines until the full picture is revealed; allows image previews to be viewed before the entire image is downloaded.

More Information

Progressive JPEG files were once used by some older Web browsers, such as old versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer. However, they are no longer widely supported.

NOTE: Progressive JPEGs are more often seen with the .PJPG extension.

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Programs that open PJPEG files
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Updated 3/30/2011

About the file extension pjpeg

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