What is a .JFIF File And How To Open It (Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .jfif extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .jfif file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .JFIF file?

The file extension .JFIF comes from JPEG File Interchange Format. The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .jfif file on 1 platform.

How to open a .JFIF file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .JFIF file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .JFIF file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Apple Preview software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .JFIF 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Apple Preview software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .JFIF file?

If you are still unable to open the .JFIF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .JFIF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .jfproj – Microsoft, .jg4 – Lena Games, .jgc – JungleTac, .jgcscs – Just Great Software, .jgw – ESRI. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .JFIF file with the Apple Preview program on Mac.