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JBG File Extension

Image JBIG 1-bit Raster
  • Category
    Graphic Files
  • Popularity
    4.5 (2 votes)

What is JBG file?

JBG is a file extension commonly associated with Image JBIG 1-bit Raster files. Files with JBG extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. JBG file format, along with 524 other file formats, belongs to the Graphic Files category. The most popular software that supports JBG files is XnView. On the official website of Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet developer not only will you find detailed information about theXnView software, but also about JBG and other supported file formats.

Programs which support JBG file extension

Programs that can handle JBG files are as follows. JBG files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support JBG file

Windows Windows

How to open file with JBG extension?

Being unable to open files with JBG extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with JBG files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install XnView

Install software to open JBG file Problems with opening and working with JBG files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with JBG files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the XnView developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support JBG files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download XnView installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of XnView

Update software that support file extension JBGIf you already have XnView installed on your systems and JBG files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why JBG files are not compatible with XnView. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using XnView.

Step 3. Assign XnView to JBG files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate JBG files with latest version of XnView you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with JBG file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the JBG file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where XnView is installed, check the Always use this app to open JBG files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with JBG file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the JBG file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with JBG extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the JBG for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the JBG file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check JBG file for viruses
1. Verify that the JBG in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the JBG file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the JBG file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the JBG file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with JBG extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run XnView

If the systems has insufficient resources to open JBG files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Image JBIG 1-bit Raster files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with JBG files affecting older versions of given software.

Conversion of a JBG file

File Conversions from JBG extension to a different format
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