JDF File Type

- The quick facts

What are JDF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a JDF 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 JDF file?

A .JDF file is a Job Definition Format Job file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open JDF files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different JDF openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 17, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension JDF

While we know of one file format using the .JDF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .JDF file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
JEOL NMR SoftwareJEOL NMR SoftwareUser submitted
JANUS_V2JANUS_V2User submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
Microsoft Application VirtualizationMicrosoft Application VirtualizationUser submitted
DELTADELTAUser submitted
JANUS_V2WJANUS_V2WUser submitted
Adobe Acrobat ProfessionalAdobe Acrobat ProfessionalUser submitted
Adobe Acrobat ProAdobe Acrobat ProUser submitted
JingleJingleUser submitted