Can't open .JPG file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .JPG file.
.JPG file extension is created by Joint Photographic Experts Group. .JPG has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .JPG file is Binary.
A JPG file is an image saved in a compressed image format standardized by the Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG). It is commonly used for storing digital photos and used by most digital cameras to save images. JPG files are among the most common image files along with .PNG, .TIF, and .GIF.
JPG file open in Microsoft Windows Photos
If you come across a JPG file on your computer you can open it with any program that supports images. There are a large amount of free and commercial image editors available for desktop and mobile platforms. You can also view it in a web browser by dragging and dropping it in the browser window.
Many images and graphics online are saved in the JPEG format because the JPEG compression algorithm significantly reduces the file size of images, which decreases page load time. However, the lossy compression used by JPEG may noticeably reduce the image quality if high amounts of compression are used.
NOTE: JPEG images may also be saved as .JPEG files.