JOB File Type

- The quick facts

What are JOB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a JOB 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 JOB file?

Files that contain the .job file extension are most commonly associated with the Windows Task Scheduler utility. This Windows utility is used to schedule automated tasks on a user's computer system.

The JOB files that are used by the Task Scheduler contain the name of the task that is to be performed, the triggers for the task and the actions and conditions that are used to run the task.

The MetaCAM software application also uses the .job file extension. These JOB files contain nest job files that are created with the MetaCAM software. The BETA 44 program and the Survey Pro software application also use the .job file suffix for job files that are created with the programs.

How to open JOB files

Important: Different programs may use files with the JOB file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your JOB 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 JOB openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

Suggest another file format using extension JOB

While we know of one file format using the .JOB 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 .JOB file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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ZebraDesignerZebraDesignerUser submitted
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NiceLabel ProNiceLabel ProUser submitted
ZebraDesigner ProZebraDesigner ProUser submitted
NiceLabel SENiceLabel SEUser submitted
SATO Label Gallery FreeSATO Label Gallery FreeUser submitted
SheetCam TNGSheetCam TNGUser submitted
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NiceLabel StandardNiceLabel StandardUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with JOB-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with JOB-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!