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

We collected the information you should know about the .jks filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .jks 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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.jks - Java Key Store

The JKS file is a Data file, which is connected to the Java Key Store according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Java Key Store (.jks) files can be opened or converted with the help of Java Development Kit.

Format description:
JKS format
Java Development Kit
Magic string:
- / -
keyring, keystore
Related links:
Related extensions:
JAAS Configuration File
Java Source Code
Java Cryptography Extension KeyStore
Pack200 Archive
Portable Heap Dump
Java Application Settings

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .jks file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .jks extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .jks files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

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

If the program necessary for opening the .jks file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .jks 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 .jks file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .jks extension

The .jks 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 .jks files.

jls, mks, jsk, jms, nks, ks, js

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

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

Lossless JPEG Image
Native Instruments Kontakt Monolith Container
JavaScript Style Sheet
JetAudio Skin
Mer Kickstart File

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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