What is a .JSX File And How To Open It – Facebook (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .jsx 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. In this article we will explain what .jsx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .JSX file?

The file extension .JSX comes from React JavaScript File. The creator of this file extension is Facebook. This file belongs to the text format and it is a development related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .jsx file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .JSX file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Notepad and GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .JSX 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: 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 GitHub Atom software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .JSX file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple TextEdit and GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .JSX 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .JSX file on Linux

The .jsx file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Vim and GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .JSX 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .JSX file?

If you are still unable to open the .JSX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .JSX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .jsx – Adobe Systems. 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 .JSX file with the GitHub Atom, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, GitHub Atom, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac and GitHub Atom, Vim software on Linux.