ExtensionImg

Open .jpg file Extension

File Type : Image file type

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .jpg file?

The JPEG file extension is used interchangeably with JPG. JPG files have 2 sub-formats, JPG/Exif (used in digital cameras and photographic equipment), and JPG/JFIF (used on the World Wide Web). JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group. It is a compressed graphic format that supports up to 24-bit color, which makes JPG a worthy format for storing digital photos. But, JPEG uses a lossy compression, which might prominently reduce the image quality. JPG images are commonly used for Web graphics and for storing photos taken with digital cameras. JPG is a cross platform format, which means a file will look same on both a Mac and Mac PC. To edit a JPG file, it should first be saved as a lossless bitmap format. The image can then be edited and it should again be saved as a JPEG file. Editing / Re-editing a JPG file undergoes a compression loss on each read/save operation.

Recommended Software Programs to open .jpg file

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Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Any picture viewer program
  • Any Web Browser
  • Apple Preview
  • Apple Photos
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 2
  • Roxio Toast 12
  • MacPhun ColorStrokes
  • Any picture viewer
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Google Android:
  • Apowersoft Phone Manager
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Microsoft Windows:
  • ACD Systems Canvas 15
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Any picture viewer program
  • Corel PaintShop Pro X7
  • Microsoft Paint
  • Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
  • Microsoft Windows Photos
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 17
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • Axel Rietschin FastPictureViewer
  • Any picture viewer
  • Any Web Browser
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Linux:
  • GIMP
  • Shotwell
  • Any Web Browser