How to open JKS file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

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

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

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

  • Jedi Knight Save

    .jks file extension

    Category: Games Files

    OS Software
    Windows Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
    Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
    Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
    Star Wars: Dark Forces Star Wars: Dark Forces
  • Java KeyStore

    .jks file extension

    Category: DEV Files

    OS Software
    Windows Java Development Kit (JDK) Java Development Kit (JDK)
    Java Java

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

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from JKS 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 JKS extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning JKS 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 JKS 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 JKS file extension
  • JKS 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 JKS files


If JKS 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 JKS 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 JKS 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 JKS 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 JKS format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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