.JPG File Extension

A .JPG file is a JPEG Image, created by Joint Photographic Experts Group.

Open with XnViewMP. Available for Linux, Windows, and Mac.

What is a .JPG file?

A .JPG file is a type of image file that uses the JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) format. This format is widely used for digital photos, drawings, and graphics because it efficiently compresses image data, which helps to reduce file size while maintaining a reasonable level of quality. JPG files are commonly used for storing and sharing digital photographs and are supported by virtually all image viewing and editing software.

To open a JPG file, you can usually just double-click or double-tap the file on most devices, and it will open in your default image viewer. If you want to edit a JPG file, you can use various software programs depending on your operating system: ### Windows: - **Microsoft Photos**: This is included with the operating system and can open and make basic edits to JPG files. - **Microsoft Paint**: Also included with Windows, allowing for basic image editing. - **Adobe Photoshop 2023**: A professional-grade program for detailed image editing. - **CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2023**: Another professional tool for graphic design and image editing. - **Corel PaintShop Pro 2023**: A photo editing and graphic design software. - **File Viewer Plus**: Available from Microsoft Store, it can open and convert various file types including JPG.

### macOS: - **Apple Preview**: Included with macOS, it can open and edit JPG files. - **Apple Photos**: Also included with macOS, used for managing and editing photos. - **Adobe Photoshop 2023**: Offers advanced image editing capabilities. - **Pixelmator 2**: A full-featured image editor available for macOS.

### Linux: - **GIMP**: A free and open-source image editor that can handle JPG files. - **Shotwell**: A photo manager and editor for GNOME. - **XnViewMP**: A versatile media viewing and converting software. - **ImageMagick**: A software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images.

### Web and Cloud Services: - **Google Photos**: A cloud service that can store, view, and edit photos. - **Google Drive**: Allows you to view and share JPG files online. - **Microsoft OneDrive**: Another cloud storage service that supports viewing and sharing JPG files. - **Inmagine Pixlr**: A web-based photo editor that can handle JPG files.

### Mobile Devices: - **iOS and Android devices**: Typically include a default photo app like Apple Photos or Google Photos that can open and edit JPG


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