Files with job extension store definitions and shedues for the Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler

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the JOB file extension!

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JOB file extension - Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler task object

What is job file? How to open job files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

job file icon: job filetype icon

File extension job is mainly related to Task Scheduler, a component of Microsoft Windows that provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals.

It was first introduced in the Windows 95 Plus! pack as System Agent but was renamed to Task Scheduler in Windows 98.

Definitions and schedules are stored in binary job files.

The default software associated to open job file:

Task Scheduler icon

Microsoft Corporation logoTask Scheduler  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Task Scheduler for Microsoft Windows is used to perform routine tasks on a chosen computer. The Task Scheduler does this by monitoring whatever criteria you choose to initiate the tasks (referred to as triggers) and then executing the tasks when the criteria is met.

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Microsoft Windows 11.

Help how to open:

Use Task Scheduler to open .job task object files.

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

List of software applications associated to the .job 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 job file, edit job file, convert job file, view job file, play job file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 job files.

Software that open job file - Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler task object

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

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