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JBIG File Extension

Joint Bi-level Image Group Format
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What is JBIG file?

Full format name of files that use JBIG extension is Joint Bi-level Image Group Format. Joint Bi-level Image Group defined the Joint Bi-level Image Group Format format standard. JBIG files are supported by software applications available for devices running , Mac OS, Windows. Files with JBIG extension are categorized as Raster Image Files files. The Raster Image Files subset comprises 522 various file formats. The most popular program for handling JBIG files is Converter Pro, but users can choose among 4 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support JBIG file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with JBIG files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. JBIG files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support JBIG file

How to open file with JBIG extension?

Being unable to open files with JBIG extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Joint Bi-level Image Group Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with JBIG files.

Step 1. Get the Converter Pro

Install software to open JBIG file Problems with opening and working with JBIG files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with JBIG files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Converter Pro or one of the recommended programs (for example, XnView, ToyViewer) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Converter Pro installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Converter Pro

Update software that support file extension JBIGIf the problems with opening JBIG files still occur even after installing Converter Pro, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Converter Pro is available. 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 JBIG files are not compatible with Converter Pro. The most recent version of Converter Pro is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open JBIG files to Converter Pro

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate JBIG files with latest version of Converter Pro 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 JBIG file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the JBIG file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Converter Pro installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open JBIG files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with JBIG file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected JBIG file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 JBIG extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the JBIG file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the JBIG file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check JBIG file for viruses
1. Check the JBIG file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the JBIG is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the JBIG file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the JBIG file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the JBIG file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic JBIG file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with JBIG extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Joint Bi-level Image Group Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Converter Pro

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Joint Bi-level Image Group Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle JBIG files.

Conversion of a JBIG file

File Conversions from JBIG extension to a different format
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