What is a .J64 File And How To Open It – Atari (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .j64 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .j64 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .J64 file?

The file extension .J64 is from Atari Jaguar Game ROM.The developer of this file extension is Atari. The format of this game related file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .j64 file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .J64 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .J64 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .J64 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .j64 file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Phoenix software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: RetroArch, MAME and Phoenix.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .J64 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 Phoenix software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .J64 file on Mac

The .j64 file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Phoenix software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is RetroArch and Phoenix.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .J64 file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

How to open a .J64 file on Linux

To open the .j64 file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Phoenix software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use RetroArch, MAME and Phoenix software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .J64 file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Phoenix software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .J64 file?

If you cannot open the .J64 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .J64 file.j6i – Ricoh, .ja – N3V Games, .jac – Kai Kretschmann, .jad – Oracle, .jag – Jagex. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .J64 file with the Phoenix, RetroArch, MAME programs on Windows, Phoenix, RetroArch programs on Mac and Phoenix, RetroArch, MAME software on Linux.