Open JPX files

  • Full name
    JPEG 2000 Extended Image Format (ISO 15444-2) Format
  • Developer
    Joint Photographic Experts Group
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a JPX file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a JPX file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your JPX file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is JPX file?

The file extension JPX marks a bitmap image in the extended JPEG 2000 format. There are several enhancements of the JPEG 200 standard, which open up additional possibilities. For example, several images can be combined in one file or three-dimensional data can be included. The support for the extensions is not yet widespread and does not have to be complete for a program.

More info

JPEG 2000 is a digital image compression technique that provides both lossless and lossy compression. It has some advantages over JPEG. Image quality is better at high compression rates and some limitations no longer exist. Eg image size, color depths or support for alpha channels (for transparency). However, this is offset by the licensing-related situation and a significantly higher demand for computing power.

The ending JPX is more Apple Mac OSX usual. On Windows, the jpf extension is more commonly used for these types of files.

Programs which can open a JPX file

How to open file with JPX extension?

In order to open a file with JPX extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening JPX file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with JPX files, follow the instructions below.
Install Apple Preview or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening JPX files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support JPX files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of JPX files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Apple Preview as the default program for opening JPX files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate JPX files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Apple Preview applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Apple Preview has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with JPX files

Sometimes problems with opening JPX files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • JPX files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open JPX files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • JPX file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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