The .JS files are used for ECMAScript language files, Netscape settings files, JetScript output files, and JACOsub script files.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with JS files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with JS suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening JS files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with JS extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening JS files is that no program that can handle JS files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Adobe Dreamweaver or one of the recommended programs (for example, Text editor, Adobe ColdFusion, IntelliJ IDEA) 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 Adobe Dreamweaver installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access JS files although Adobe Dreamweaver is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 JS files are not compatible with Adobe Dreamweaver. The latest version of Adobe Dreamweaver should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate JS files with latest version of Adobe Dreamweaver 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
Selecting the first-choice application 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 JS file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the JS is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the JS file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic JS 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 JS extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support JS files. Close all running programs and try opening the JS file.
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