Open JST files

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

What is JST file?

The extension JST identifies JavaServer Pages. These files are html files that contain additional Java code, a Sun programming language (now 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 JST file, but gets sent from the server the generated HTML file, which is then processed and displayed by the browser.

Therein, JST files are similar to asp or php files. The use of JST files requires a JavaServer Pages enabled web server.

A more common extension for JavaServer Pages files is jsp.

Programs which can open a JST file

How to open file with JST extension?

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

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

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


Check the section that lists most common problems with JST files

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

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