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JAD file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .jad file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .jad file?
  • What program do I need to open a .jad file?
  • How can the .jad file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .jad files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Java Application Descriptor

JAD file is a Java Application Descriptor. JAD files describe the MIDlets (Java Mcro Edition applications) that are distributed as JAR files. JAD files are commonly used to package Java applications or games that can be downloaded to mobile phones.
JAD format description not yet available
Mime-type: text/vnd.sun.j2me.app-descriptor
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
JAD aliases:
JAD related links:
JAD related extensions:
Java Archive

Java Source Code

JRun Server Application

Java Enterprise Archive

Java Serialized Object

General Content Descriptor

Digital Signature

Java Web Archive

Velocity Macro File

JBuilder Project

Other types of files may also use the .jad file extension.

🚫 The .jad file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ad, ajd, had, iad, ja, jac, jaf, jar, jas, jav, jaw, jd, jda, kad, mad

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

After Dark Screensaver
Neighbourhood Algorithm Direct Access File
Jigsaw Terminal Data
JaStaCry Encrypted File
DSM Application Diagram
Java Source Code
Doclava Javadoc Template
Just A Frequency Logger Backup Data
Alphacam Water Jet Drawing
Winphone Fax Send Journal Data

🔴 Can't open a .jad file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .jad file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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