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

We collected the information you should know about the .keystore filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .keystore 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.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.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
Java Key Store
Pack200 Archive
Portable Heap Dump

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

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

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

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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