.jar

File Type Java Archive File IconJava Archive File
File Format Standard (developed by Oracle)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Java archives store multiple .JAVA files in a single compressed file. They can be run as a program on any system that has Java Runtime 1.1 or later installed.

Java is a programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. It is an object-oriented language and uses classes rather than functions.

Open With
Windows

IconOracle Java Runtime Environment

IconCorel WinZip

Icon7-Zip

macOS

IconCorel WinZip Mac

IconOracle Java Runtime Environment

IconApple Jar Launcher

Unix

IconOracle Java Runtime Environment

IconAny Web browser

Updated June 1, 2009
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