What is a .JBIG File And How To Open It – Joint Bi-level Image Group

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .jbig extension, but you have never seen this extension 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 .jbig file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .JBIG file?

The .JBIG file extension is from Joint Bi-level Image Group File. It was developed by Joint Bi-level Image Group. The format of this raster related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .jbig file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .JBIG file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .JBIG file on various operating systems.

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

The .jbig file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .JBIG 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: 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 XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .JBIG file on Mac

To open the .jbig file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .JBIG 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: 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 XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .JBIG file?

If you are still unable to open the .JBIG file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .JBIG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .jbig2 – Joint Bi-level Image Group, .jbk – Juno, .jbmp – JAmes OS, .jbr – Corel, .jbr – Motoman. 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 .JBIG file with the XnViewMP program on Windows and XnViewMP program on Mac.