The File Extensions Database

.JSE File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Executable Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .JSE file?

.JSE is JScript Encoded File

Script written in JScript, a programming language used for Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer scripting; contains source code in a format similar to JavaScript, but the JScript specification is maintained by Microsoft.

JSE scripts can be run natively in Windows by the Windows Script Host (WSH) program, which has the filename WScript.exe. They may also be run by the Microsoft command-line utility CScript.exe.

JScript is often used for including interactive content in Web pages and Web applications.

Programs that open JScript Encoded File
Microsoft WScript
Microsoft CScript

How to solve problems with JSE files

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