A jgw file extension is related to the JPEG world file format used to store real world coordinate information.

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JGW file extension - JPEG world data

What is jgw file? How to open jgw files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The jgw file extension is associated with JPEG world file format.

The jgw file contains real world coordinate information that allows a corresponding jpg file to be correctly positioned on a map or in a mapping system.

The jgw format is identical to that of tfw file format.

The default software associated to jgw file type:

ArcGIS icon

Esri logo ArcGIS  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Esri

ArcGIS is a group of GIS (Geographic Information System) applications developed by ESRI. rcGIS for Desktop is available in three license level Basic, Standard, and Advanced (formerly ArcView, ArcEditor and ArcInfo).

Help how to open JGW files:

Use ArcGIS to open *.jgw files or any text editor to view content of *.jgw files.

How to convert file with extension JGW:

As far as we know, this .jgw file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .jgw file extension

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

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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 of the jgw files.

  • Open jgw file
  • Save jgw file
  • Edit jgw file
  • Create jgw file
  • Others jgw file

Software that open jgw file - JPEG world data

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with jgw file by default:
ArcGIS small icon ArcGIS
Other suggested software:
ArcGIS Explorer
ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) small icon ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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