JIS File Extension

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Japanese Industry Standard Text
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What is JIS file?

JIS filename suffix is mostly used for Japanese Industry Standard Text files. JIS files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. JIS file belongs to the Text Files category just like 237 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing JIS files is JWPce.

Programs which support JIS file extension

The following listing features JIS-compatible programs. Files with JIS extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support JIS file

Windows Windows

How to open file with JIS extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening JIS files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with JIS 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. Get the JWPce

Problems with opening and working with JIS files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with JIS files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install JWPce. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support JIS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download JWPce 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 JWPce

If the problems with opening JIS files still occur even after installing JWPce, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of JWPce 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 JIS files are not compatible with JWPce. The latest version of JWPce should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign JWPce to JIS files

After installing JWPce (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open JIS files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the JIS file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where JWPce is installed, check the Always use this app to open JIS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with JIS extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • 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 JIS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the JIS for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper JIS file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the JIS file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the JIS file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. JIS file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the JIS file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 JIS 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. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Japanese Industry Standard Text file.

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

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

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 Japanese Industry Standard Text file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle JIS files.

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