JXR File Type

- The quick facts

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 3 JXR openers that are compatible with this specific type of JXR file.

Programs that open Microsoft HD JXR Photo files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified
HoneyviewHoneyviewVerified
IrfanViewIrfanViewVerified

Last updated: March 17, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension JXR

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

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.

Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
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Zulu DJ SoftwareZulu DJ SoftwareUser submitted
SoundTap Streaming Audio RecorderSoundTap Streaming Audio RecorderUser submitted
ExpressZipExpressZipUser submitted
FastPictureViewerFastPictureViewerUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted