What is a .JPA File And How To Open It – Akeeba (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .jpa extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .jpa file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .JPA file?

The .JPA file extension stands for Akeeba Backup Archive. The developer of this file extension is Akeeba. The file is a backup file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .jpa file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .JPA file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Akeeba eXtract Wizard software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Akeeba eXtract Wizard.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .JPA 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: 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 Akeeba eXtract Wizard software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .JPA file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Akeeba eXtract Wizard software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Akeeba eXtract Wizard software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .JPA 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: 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 Akeeba eXtract Wizard software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .JPA file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .jpa file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the Akeeba eXtract Wizard software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Akeeba eXtract Wizard.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .JPA 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Akeeba eXtract Wizard software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .JPA file?

If you are still unable to open the .JPA file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .JPA file.jpc – Joint Photographic Experts Group, .jpd – Java Process Definition, .jpd – RGBLight, .jpe – Joint Photographic Experts Group, .jpeg – Joint Photographic Experts Group. 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 .JPA file with the Akeeba eXtract Wizard program on Windows, Akeeba eXtract Wizard program on Mac and Akeeba eXtract Wizard software on Linux.