What is a .J2C File And How To Open It – Joint Photographic Experts Group

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .j2c extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .j2c file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .J2C file?

The file extension .J2C is JPEG 2000 Code Stream. It was developed by Joint Photographic Experts Group. This raster related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .j2c file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .J2C file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .J2C file on various operating systems.

How to open a .J2C file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .j2c file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the IvanView, Corel PaintShop Pro, ImageMagick and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .J2C file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the IvanView software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .J2C file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .j2c file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the ImageMagick and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .J2C file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the ImageMagick software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .J2C file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .j2c file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the ImageMagick software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: ImageMagick.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .J2C file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the ImageMagick software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .J2C file?

If you are still unable to open the .J2C file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .J2C file.j2i – Epic Games, .j2k – Joint Photographic Experts Group, .j2l – Epic Games, .j3o – jMonkeyEngine, .j64 – Atari. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .J2C file with the IvanView, Corel PaintShop Pro, ImageMagick, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 programs on Windows, ImageMagick, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 programs on Mac and ImageMagick software on Linux.