JPG2 File Problems: Why Your PC Won't Open JPG2 Files

Few things are as frustrating as receiving a file that your computer refuses to open up. Understanding the reason why it won't work is the first step to finding a solution. Here are some of the most common error messages and problems when opening JPG2 files.

Common Error Messages

Error Message: The JPG2 File is Corrupt

The only solution to a corrupt file, is to download a new copy, or to ask the sender to resend the file.

Error Message: Can't Find Software to Open the JPG2 File

This error is quite easy to solve. Simply right-click on the JPG2 file and select Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP from the dropdown list to create a default file type association. In future, it should automatically open in the software you selected.

Common JPG2-Related Problems

Problem: You Don't Have Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP Installed

You can simply download Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP software. JPG2 uses Adobe Photoshop by default, but it is also compatible with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, and XnViewMP. If you have Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP installed, try make make one of these software packages your default file association for the JPG2 file type extension.

Problem: You Have Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP Installed, But It's Still Not Working

If you have Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP installed and you still can't open the file, you should get in touch with the software developers for further assistance. See our chart below for who to contact:

Software Developer
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Systems
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Corel Draw
XnViewMP XnView

Problem: You Can't Install Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP

If for some reason you can't or don't want to install Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, or XnViewMP, you could also search online for free software that uses JPG2 files. But, as a word of caution, please be careful as many free software downloads are infected with malware or bundled with unwanted software.


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