What are JXR files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a JXR 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 JXR file?
A .JXR file is a Microsoft HD JXR Photo file.
The .jxr format is a bitmap image file type that is found in image files that store the image data made primarily by Microsoft for its image viewing and editing applications. The .jxr format stands for 'jpeg rx', meaning 'joint photographic expert group - extended range'.
It is different from the typical .jpeg file format. From the meaning itself, the .jxr image file format supports deep color images with an extended range up to 48-bit RGB. It's used for high-resolution and high-definition professional image editing.
The JXR file format is intended to allow a better compression rate and it features enhanced color accuracy compared to the standard JPG files. Both lossless and lossy compressions are supported. It is also has a tile structure support that enables the image to be subdivided into tiles. Each tile contains image data that can be decoded individually. This enables rapid access to parts of an image without needing to decode the entire image.
How to open JXR files
We have identified four JXR openers that are compatible with this specific type of JXR file.
Programs that open Microsoft HD JXR Photo files
Last updated: January 22, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of JXR files. Remember, different programs may use JXR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Express Zip||User submitted|
|Zulu DJ Software||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Zoner Photo Studio||User submitted|
|VideoPad Video Editor||User submitted|
|Express Burn||User submitted|
|progeCAD Professional||User submitted|
|Prism Video File Converter||User submitted|
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