Open JAD file

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How to open Java application descriptor file .jad files

Have you had trouble opening the jad file on your computer? What are jad files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is jad file?

Files with jad extension are in most cases Java Descriptor files, which generally describe MIDlets java applications.

Java application descriptor file description

File extension jad is associated with Java runtime environment and programming language.

Java Application Descriptor (JAD) files are generally used to describe the MIDlets (Java ME applications) which are distributed as JAR files.

The jad file is stored in simple text file format and its content is viewable in any text editor.

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What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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