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JAR file is typically associated with Executable Jar File, Executable Jar File. You can open JAR with following applications:

  • Java
  • Java

Open JAR on Windows OS

  • Locate JAR file in Windows Explorer and right-click on it.
  • Look for the "Open with" menu option in the popup menu. If you open this menu you will see list of the applications which can open JAR file.
  • If there are no programs which can open the JAR file are installed you will see "Open with..." button in the popup menu. Click on it.
  • Dialog will open with Windows OS suggestion about what application can open JAR file.
  • If you do not see the application which correctly matches the file try to search the internet for one of the apps mentioned above or look for technical file description below. Each description have "Application name" in it which can open the JAR file.
  • If "Application name" is missing look for the "Windows Object" and "Executable command" fields because they typically contain application which can open JAR file.

Open .jar File and jarfile.

File Extension.jar
DescriptionExecutable Jar File
Sample File Name[Sample File].jar
Application NameJava
Windows Objectjarfile
Executable Command To Open .jar FileC:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe -jar "%1" %*
Mime Type
Links
  • Open JAR File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

Open .jar File and jarfile.

File Extension.jar
DescriptionExecutable Jar File
Sample File Name[Sample File].jar
Application NameJava
Windows Objectjarfile
Executable Command To Open .jar File"C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -jar "%1" %*
Mime Type
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  • Open JAR File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

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