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Informations about the JAD filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .jad filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .jad file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.jad - Java Application Descriptor

The JAD file is a Application file, which is connected to the Java Application Descriptor according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Java Application Descriptor (.jad) files can be opened or converted with the help of Java Application Platform SDK.

Format description:
JAD format description not yet available
Java Application Platform SDK
Magic string:
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Related links:
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Silverlight Application Package
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Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .jad file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .jad extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .jad files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .jad file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .jad file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .jad file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .jad file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .jad extension

The .jad filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .jad files.

ad, nad, kad, jd, jaw, jar, jac, iad, ajd, mad, jda, jax, jas, jaf, ja

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .jad file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .jad extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

After Dark Screensaver
NI Kore Data
Java Archive
DSM Application Diagram
Microsoft Access Module Shortcut
Cheetah3D Native Model

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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