File Extension Library

.JFIF File Extension

  • Category: Raster Image Files

What is an .JFIF file?

.JFIF file extension has been classified as Raster Image Files.

.JFIF is JPEG File Interchange Format

Bitmap graphic that uses JPEG compression; a variation of the common JPEG format that is designed to use a minimal amount of data and allow JPEG bitstreams to be exchanged between multiple platforms and applications.

NOTE: The JFIF format is not used often and has been superseded by other improvements to the JPEG format.

List of all softwares that can open the JPEG File Interchange Format
Microsoft Windows Photos
Axel Rietschin FastPictureViewer
Any Web browser
Apple Preview
Any Web browser

How to Open .JFIF file on different platforms

Open .JFIF File on Windows

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

Open .JFIF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .JFIF 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 .JFIF File on Linux

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

Open .JFIF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .JFIF 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 .JFIF 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 .JFIF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .JFIF files

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