What is a .JPGW File And How To Open It – ESRI (Easy Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .jpgw extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .jpgw file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .JPGW file?

The file extension .JPGW is JPEG World File. The developer of this file extension is ESRI. The format of this GIS software file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .JPGW file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .JPGW 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .JPGW file?

If you cannot open the .JPGW file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .JPGW file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .jph – Quest, .jpn – Microsoft, .jpr – Embarcadero Technologies, .jpr – Fugawi Software, .jps – Stereo JPEG Image. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .JPGW file with the Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper program on Windows.