JED File Extension

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Xilinx JEDEC Programming Format

What is JED file?

JED filename suffix is mostly used for Xilinx JEDEC Programming Format files. Xilinx JEDEC Programming Format specification was created by Xilinx. Files with JED extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Windows platform. JED file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1027 other filename extensions listed in our database. ISE Design Suite supports JED files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named ISE Design Suite was created by Xilinx, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and JED files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support JED file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support JED files. JED files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support JED file

How to open file with JED extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening JED files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with JED files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install ISE Design Suite

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening JED files is that no program that can handle JED files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ISE Design Suite and install it on your device. 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 ISE Design Suite installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Xilinx, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update ISE Design Suite to the latest version

If you already have ISE Design Suite installed on your systems and JED files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why JED files are not compatible with ISE Design Suite. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ISE Design Suite.

Step 3. Set the default application to open JED files to ISE Design Suite

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate JED files with latest version of ISE Design Suite you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the JED with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 ISE Design Suite installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open JED files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the JED file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with JED extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the JED is not faulty

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

1. Check the JED file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the JED file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the JED file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. JED file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic JED 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. When downloading the file with JED 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run ISE Design Suite

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with JED extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Xilinx JEDEC Programming Format file. It may be the case that the JED files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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