How to open J2C file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

J2C files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing J2C file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with J2C extension. However, it should be remembered that J2C file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is JPEG2000 Image Format but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning J2C files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with J2C extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • JPEG2000 Image Format

    .j2c file extension

    Category: Graphic Files

    OS Software
    Windows IvanView IvanView
    Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3
    ImageMagick ImageMagick
    Dimin Viewer n5 Dimin Viewer n5
    Zkesoft AyeView Zkesoft AyeView
    ACD Systems Canvas 12 ACD Systems Canvas 12
    Adobe Photoshop CS5 with JPEG 2000 Plug-in Adobe Photoshop CS5 with JPEG 2000 Plug-in
    Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 Adobe Photoshop Elements 9
    Adobe Illustrator CS5 Adobe Illustrator CS5
    MAC OS ToyViewer ToyViewer
    GraphicConverter GraphicConverter
    ImageMagick ImageMagick
    Adobe Photoshop CS5 with JPEG 2000 Plug-in Adobe Photoshop CS5 with JPEG 2000 Plug-in
    Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 Adobe Photoshop Elements 9
    Adobe Illustrator CS5 Adobe Illustrator CS5
    Linux ImageMagick ImageMagick

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from J2C files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning J2C extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning J2C extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the J2C file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports J2C file extension
  • J2C file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with J2C files


If J2C file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a J2C file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open J2C file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing J2C in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit J2C format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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