_JPG File Type

- The quick facts

What are _JPG files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a _JPG file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a _JPG file?

The _JPG file extension is normally seen in digital images that have been downloaded from the Internet through certain Web browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer. However, there are more user reports of these ._jpg files appearing when Internet Explorer is used for downloading digial photos and images from certain sources on the Web like the MobileMe website.These ._jpg files are derived from digital pictures and images in the standard JPG file format. This means these _JPG files contain digital image data that has been compressed using standard JPG specifications.To open these .jpg files, simply remove the from the name of the file, and use your computer's built-in photo viewer to view the image that's stored in the file. You may also use other standard image viewers. You can also use standard digital photo editing and image manipulation applications like Adobe Photoshop to open and edit the content of these JPG files. However, keep in mind that you must remove the from the file name of the digital image before opening these _JPG files.

How to open _JPG files

Important: Different programs may use files with the _JPG file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your _JPG file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different _JPG openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 11, 2012

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of _JPG files. Remember, different programs may use _JPG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted

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