How to open Java bytecode class .class files
Have you had trouble opening the class file on your computer? What are class files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is class file?
Files with class extension are mainly related to the Java programming language and used for compiled Java source codes known as Class bytecode files.
Java bytecode class description
File extension class is commonly used for Java Classes. In the Java programming language, source files (*.java files) are compiled into (virtual) machine-readable class files.
Since Java is a platform-independent language, source code is compiled into an output file known as bytecode, which it stores in a class file.
If a source file has more than one class, each class is compiled into a separate class file, which can be loaded by any Java Virtual Machine (JVM).
Suggested software to open class file
Software set used to develop and run applications written in Java source code
A software used to develop Java applications and applets
There are other CLASS filename extensions with the same .class suffix
class - Gambas class source
A class file extension is related to the Gambas class source format. Gambas is development environment and programming language.