A java file extension is related to JAVA programming language and used for its source code files.

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Software that open java file

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JAVA file extension - Java language source code

What is java file? How to open java files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

java file icon: java filetype icon

The java file extension is associated with the Java programming language and run-time environment available for various platforms.

The java file contains Java source code.

These files are in plain text format. This means Java files can be edited in the Java IDE applications and also in standard text editors.

Java source code must be at first compiled into Java .class file by a Java compiler.

Only class file can be executed by Java virtual machine.

The default software associated to open java file:

Java icon

Oracle Corporation logoJava  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Oracle Corporation

Java is a set of developing applications and specifications used to create software in Java programming language. Java is used on many computing platforms from desktop computers to mobile phones.

Java source code derives much syntax from C and C++ programming language but has a simpler object model. To run applications written in Java the Java runtime environment must be installed on a device.

Java Development Kit (JDK) icon

Oracle Corporation logoJava Development Kit (JDK)  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Oracle Corporation

 JDK is a development environment for building applications, applets, and components using the Java programming language.

Oracle JDeveloper icon

Oracle Corporation logoOracle JDeveloper  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Oracle Corporation

Oracle JDeveloper is complete integrated development environment for Java and Rich Enterprise Applications.

Help how to open:

Use text editor or specialised application (Adobe Dreamveawer) to open and edit the *.java files.

How to convert:

The java file type cannot be converted to other file formats.

Find conversions from java file:

java to jar

java to javascript

java to js

java to py

java to txt

Find converter to java file type:

apk to java

html5 to java

jak to java

jar to java

kt to java

sb3 to java

List of software applications associated to the .java file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open java file, edit java file, convert java file, view java file, play java file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting java files.

Software that open java file - Java language source code

Programs supporting the exension java on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open java file action.


Main software associated with java file by default:
Java small icon Java
Java Development Kit (JDK) small icon Java Development Kit (JDK)
Oracle JDeveloper small icon Oracle JDeveloper
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio
GNU Emacs small icon GNU Emacs
Visual Studio Code small icon Visual Studio Code

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