What is a .JIFF File And How To Open It

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Have you downloaded a file with .jiff extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .jiff file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .JIFF file?

The file extension .JIFF stands for JPEG Image File Format. The file is a raster related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .JIFF file?

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

How to open a .JIFF file on Mac

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

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 .JIFF 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, 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. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .JIFF file?

If you cannot open the .JIFF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .JIFF file.jigsaw – Carolina Road Software, .jis – Japanese Industry Standard Text, .jkb – Raven Software, .jkm – Freedom Scientific, .jks – Oracle. 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 .JIFF file with the Apple Preview program on Mac.