The File Extensions Database

.JIS File Extension

  • Category: Text Files

What is an .JIS file?

.JIS is Japanese Industry Standard Text

System for encoding Japanese text.

Programs that open Japanese Industry Standard Text

How to solve problems with JIS files

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