File Extension Library

.JDF File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .JDF file?

.JDF file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .JDF has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .JDF file is XML.

.JDF is Adobe Acrobat Job Definition File

XML file created by Adobe Acrobat, an application used to create and edit .PDF documents; contains job ticket and workflow instructions for printing; may include ink requirements, page orderings, print quantities, preflight profiles, and other requirements.

JDF files are used for facilitating communication between design, production, prepress, and printing groups. They are often distributed by the print provider so that documents are printed according to their standards.

List of all softwares that can open the Adobe Acrobat Job Definition File
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat DC

How to Open .JDF file on different platforms

Open .JDF File on Windows

  • Right-click a .JDF
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .JDF file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .JDF files" Press "Ok"

Open .JDF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .JDF file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .JDF File on Linux

Right click on the .JDF file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .JDF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .JDF file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .JDF File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .JDF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .JDF files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .JDF files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .JDF file format
  2. You need to check the .JDF file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)