Open JAR File format – Programs and How to

Compressed java archive file package for Java classes and data files definition and linked programs information.

How to open JAR files

File extension jar is used by the following type(s):


Type description:
Default for .jar file type:
Compressed archive package for Java classes and data files
JAR file suffix is related to Java archives used as preferable format for java based applets or apps.
that open jar files:
  • ALZip (Microsoft Windows)
  • Blackberry OTA Downloader (Microsoft Windows)
  • Chromium (Microsoft Windows)
  • Chromium for Linux (Linux)
  • Chromium for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • Firefox (Microsoft Windows)
  • Firefox for Linux (Linux)
  • Firefox for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • Google Chrome (Microsoft Windows)
  • Google Chrome for Linux (Linux)
  • Google Chrome for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • IZArc (Microsoft Windows)
  • Java (multiplatform software)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (Microsoft Windows)
  • Opera browser (Microsoft Windows)
  • Opera browser for Linux (Linux)
  • Opera browser for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • Safari (Apple OS X)
  • Safari for Microsoft Windows (Microsoft Windows)
  • SeaMonkey (multiplatform software)
  • WinRAR (Microsoft Windows)
  • ZipZag (Microsoft Windows)

You can run the .jar data format with one of the applications above to view and edit java archive files.