What is a .JFI File And How To Open It – Joint Photographic Experts Group (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .jfi extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .jfi file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .JFI file?

The file extension .JFI stands for JPEG File Interchange Image. It was developed by Joint Photographic Experts Group. This raster related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .jfi file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .JFI file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .JFI file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .jfi file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need 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: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, Corel PaintShop Pro and XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .JFI 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the XnViewMP software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .JFI file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .jfi file on Mac in 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: Apple Preview, Apple Photos, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .JFI 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 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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .JFI file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .jfi file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the GIMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use XnViewMP and GIMP software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .JFI 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GIMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .JFI file?

If you cannot open the .JFI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .JFI file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .jfif – JPEG File Interchange Format, .jfproj – Microsoft, .jg4 – Lena Games, .jgc – JungleTac, .jgcscs – Just Great Software. 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 .JFI file with the XnViewMP, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, Corel PaintShop Pro programs on Windows, XnViewMP, Apple Preview, Apple Photos, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 programs on Mac and GIMP, XnViewMP software on Linux.