File Extension Library

.JKM File Extension

  • Developer by: Freedom Scientific
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .JKM file?

.JKM file extension is created by Freedom Scientific. .JKM has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .JKM file is Text.

.JKM is JAWS Key Map File

File used by JAWS, a screen reading program that enables text to speech functionality in Windows; saves keystroke assignments that act as hotkeys for interacting with the JAWS software; may be the default key map used by the software or a custom user-defined key map.

JKM files use a plain text, comma delimited format. They store the hotkey codes and the corresponding function names that are run when the hotkeys are invoked.

NOTE: JKM files are edited using the Keyboard Manager, which is included with JAWS.

List of all softwares that can open the JAWS Key Map File
Freedom Scientific JAWS

How to Open .JKM file on different platforms

Open .JKM File on Windows

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

Open .JKM File on Mac

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

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

Open .JKM File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .JKM files

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