JCN File Extension

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JobClock TimeSummit Data Format

What is JCN file?

JCN is a file extension commonly associated with JobClock TimeSummit Data Format files. Files with JCN extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. JCN file format, along with 5041 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular software that supports JCN files is TimeSummit. Software named TimeSummit was created by ExakTime. In order to find more detailed information on the software and JCN files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support JCN file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support JCN files. JCN files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support JCN file

Windows Windows

Updated: 08/01/2020

How to open file with JCN extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening JCN files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with JCN files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with JCN files.

Step 1. Install TimeSummit software

Install software to open JCN file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports JCN files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install TimeSummit. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download TimeSummit installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit ExakTime website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update TimeSummit to the latest version

Update software that support file extension JCNIf the problems with opening JCN files still occur even after installing TimeSummit, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of TimeSummit is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of TimeSummit installed, it may not support JCN format. The most recent version of TimeSummit is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign TimeSummit to JCN files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the JCN with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where TimeSummit is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open JCN files and clicking OK.
Associate software with JCN file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with JCN extension, 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 JCN extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the JCN is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the JCN file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the JCN is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the JCN file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the JCN file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If the JCN 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 JCN extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open TimeSummit

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with JobClock TimeSummit Data Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with JCN files affecting older versions of given software.

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