The File Extensions Database

.JAV File Extension

  • Developer by: Oracle
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .JAV file?

.JAV is Java Source File

Contains the source code of a program written in the Java programming language; may be one of many Java source files referenced within a programming project or may contain all the source code in one file.

Java source files usually have a .JAVA extension.

Programs that open Java Source File
File Viewer Plus
Oracle Java Virtual Machine
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
Microsoft Notepad
Oracle Java Virtual Machine
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
Apple Xcode
Bare Bones BBEdit
Apple TextEdit
Oracle Java Virtual Machine
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
GNU Emacs

How to solve problems with JAV files

  • Associate the JAV file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any JAV file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.JAV files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the JAV file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .JAV is Java Source File. Because only the current version supports the latest JAV file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Oracle manufacturer website after an available .JAV is Java Source File update.
  • To make sure that your JAV file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.