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.
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.
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.
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.
If the problems with opening JIS files still occur even after installing JWPce, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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.
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
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open JIS files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
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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