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How to open Java language source code .java files

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

What is java file?

A java file extension is related to JAVA programming language and used for its source code files.

Java language source code description

The java file extension is associated with the Java programming language and run-time environment available for various platforms.

The java file contains Java source code.

These files are in plain text format. This means Java files can be edited in the Java IDE applications and also in standard text editors.

Java source code must be at first compiled into Java .class file by a Java compiler.

Only class file can be executed by Java virtual machine.

Suggested software to open java file


Software set used to develop and run applications written in Java source code

Java Development Kit (JDK)

A software used to develop Java applications and applets

Oracle JDeveloper

IDE for Java and Rich Enterprise Applications

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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Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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