.JXL File Extension

JPEG XL Image File

The JXL file format provides improved functionality efficiency compared to JPEG, GIF and PNG formats. Main rivals of JXL format: AVIF and WebP focusing on compressing image size. JXL is update to JP...

General Information

Title JXL File Extension
Extension .jxl
Full Form JPEG XL Image File
File Type Image File
Developer Joint Photographic Experts Group
MIME Type image/jxl

File Function

Primary Function Store images
Additional Functions High compression, High dynamic range
Features Lossless, Lossy compression

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Photography Yes
Web content Yes
Digital Art Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Verify source

Historical/Version Information

Standardization ISO/IEC 18181
Initial Release 2021

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .jpg, .jpeg, .png

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
libjxl Free Cross-platform
ImageMagick Free Windows, Mac, Linux
XnView MP Free Windows, Mac, Linux