The File Extensions Database

.JDAT File Extension

  • Developer by: J&ASoft
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .JDAT file?

.JDAT is J&ASoft Data File

Data file used by J&ASoft Music Player, a free player for Windows; contains application data such as settings, system requirements, build dates and codes, and program version.

Since the JDAT file stores data in simple text, you can use text editors such as Notepad to view the contents.

NOTE: J&ASoft Music Player has been discontinued and is not available for download.

Programs that open J&ASoft Data File
Microsoft Notepad

How to solve problems with JDAT files

  • Associate the JDAT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any JDAT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.JDAT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the JDAT 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 .JDAT is J&ASoft Data File. Because only the current version supports the latest JDAT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the J&ASoft manufacturer website after an available .JDAT is J&ASoft Data File update.
  • To make sure that your JDAT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.