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JSCRIPT File Extension

Microsoft JScript Source Code Format

What is JSCRIPT file?

JSCRIPT is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft JScript Source Code Format files. JSCRIPT files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. JSCRIPT file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1205 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Sublime Text software for managing JSCRIPT files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file. Sublime Text software was developed by Sublime HQ Pty Ltd, and on its official website you may find more information about JSCRIPT files or the Sublime Text software program.

Programs which support JSCRIPT file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with JSCRIPT files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with JSCRIPT 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 JSCRIPT file

Updated: 03/23/2020

How to open file with JSCRIPT extension?

Being unable to open files with JSCRIPT extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft JScript Source Code Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with JSCRIPT files.

Step 1. Get the Sublime Text

Install software to open JSCRIPT file Problems with opening and working with JSCRIPT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with JSCRIPT files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Sublime Text or one to the listed programs: PSPad, NotePad++ text editor. 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 Sublime Text installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Sublime HQ Pty Ltd website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Sublime Text to the latest version

Update software that support file extension JSCRIPTIf you already have Sublime Text installed on your systems and JSCRIPT files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 JSCRIPT files are not compatible with Sublime Text. The latest version of Sublime Text should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Microsoft JScript Source Code Format files with Sublime Text

If you have the latest version of Sublime Text installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage JSCRIPT on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with JSCRIPT file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the JSCRIPT file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Sublime Text is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open JSCRIPT files and clicking OK.
Associate software with JSCRIPT file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the JSCRIPT file and 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
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with JSCRIPT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the JSCRIPT for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the JSCRIPT file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check JSCRIPT file for viruses
1. The JSCRIPT may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

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

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

Did you receive the JSCRIPT file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with JSCRIPT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system 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 Sublime Text

If the systems has insufficient resources to open JSCRIPT 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 Microsoft JScript Source Code Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with JSCRIPT files affecting older versions of given software.

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