.JBG File Extension

A file format defines data structure in a file. The format is determined by extension and signature. Different programs use same extension for different formats. Double-clicking may cause an error. Wh...

General Information

File Function

Title File Function
Primary Function Image storage
Additional Functions Document scanning, faxing
Features Lossless compression, Bi-level

File Characteristics

Title File Characteristics
Quality High
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Title Use Cases
Document Archiving Yes
Fax Transmission Yes
Medical Imaging Yes

Security and Practices

Title Security and Practices
Security Risks Low
Best Practices Regular updates, Safe sources

Historical/Version Information

Title Historical/Version Information
Initial Release 1986
Latest Version JBIG2 (2000)

Associated Types

Title Associated Types
Similar Extensions .tif, .gif, .png

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
XnView Free Windows, Mac, Linux
IrfanView Free Windows
Adobe Photoshop Subscription Windows, Mac