Open JSP files

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Have you encountered a problem with a JSP 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 JSP file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your JSP file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is JSP file?

The extension JSP identifies Java Server Pages. These files are html files that also contain Java code, a programming language of Sun (today Oracle) and / or special predefined instructions. This code is executed on the web server and allows to design dynamic web pages.

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The user does not see the actual JSP file, but gets sent from the server the generated HTML file, which is then processed and displayed by the browser.

These are JSP files asp or php files. The use of JSP files requires a Java Server Pages capable web server.

Programs which can open a JSP file

How to open file with JSP extension?

In order to open a file with JSP extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening JSP 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 JSP files, follow the instructions below.
Install Safari or other program from the list

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

Set Safari as the default program for opening JSP 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 JSP 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 Safari applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Safari has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with JSP files

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

  • File data is corrupted
  • JSP 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 JSP files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • JSP 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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