Files with json file suffix are typically found as special JavaScript object notation files, which are based on the ECMAScript programming language standard.

There is one other file type using
the JSON file extension!

json icon.json - Mozilla Firefox bookmark backup [common]

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JSON file extension - JavaScript object notation data interchange format

What is json file? How to open json files?

File type specification:

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

The json file file extension is associated to JavaScript Object Notation file format, a lightweight, text-based, language-independent data interchange format.

JavaScript object notation is derived from the ECMAScript programming language standard. JSON defines a small set of formatting rules for the portable representation of structured data. It is used by various applications as alternative option to XML file format.

The data in a .json file are stored in simple text file format and the content is viewable in any simple text editor.

It originates as a way to represent objects in JavaScript, but most modern programming languages or applications will have built-in functionality for working with JSON file format.

The default software associated to json file type:

Atom icon

Atom  Microsoft Windows software

Atom is text editing software for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X and Linux operating systems that allows users to edit text files and source codes.

JSON View for Mac icon

JSON View for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  XiaoChun Liu

JSON View for Mac allows you to parse your JSON string in a handy way. It is a simple but fast JSON string parse application.This little app will help see the JSON string in intuitive way.

Visual JSON for Mac icon

Visual JSON for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  YunWon Jeong

Visual JSON for Mac is JSON visualization tool for JSON API server/client developers. Using the Visual JSON utility one can access remote or local address to JSON server and refresh its result with a click.

Convert JSON to CSV  On-line services software

Company or developer:

Convert JSON to CSV is an online tool used to transform your JSON file, text or url into CSV (comma separated values) format.

Help how to open JSON files:

To open and edit a .json file you could use any simple text editor or more advanced text source code and XML editors or development tools.

How to convert file with extension JSON:

Special parsers can be used to convert .json files to CSV or XML data formats. If you know the syntax you can also do it manually in a text editor, but this will be likely very time consuming.

Find conversions from json file:

json to csv

json to html

json to pdf

json to xml

Find converter to json file type:

s2db to json

s3db to json

sqlite2 to json

sqlite3 to json

stl to json

xml to json

Related links:

JavaScript object notation file overview.

Example JSON files

List of software applications associated to the .json 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 json file, edit json file, convert json file, view json file, play json 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 of the json files.

  • Open json file
  • Save json file
  • Edit json file
  • Create json file
  • Import json file
  • Export json file

Software that open json file - JavaScript object notation data interchange format

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open json file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with json file by default:
Atom small icon Atom
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with json file by default:
JSON View for Mac small icon JSON View for Mac
Visual JSON for Mac small icon Visual JSON for Mac
Other suggested software:
TextEdit small icon TextEdit
Atom for Mac small icon Atom for Mac
Sublime Text for Mac small icon Sublime Text for Mac
Adobe Dreamweaver for Mac small icon Adobe Dreamweaver for Mac

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