How To Convert A JFIF File To A JPG file On Windows PC

Working with digital images is becoming difficult with the advent of multiple image formats. One such format is JFIF image file. It stands for JPEG File Interchange Format which means that this image is a Bitmap graphic file that uses JPEG compression.

The JFIF image format is widely used in digital photos but most image apps do not support this format. Hence the best solution to process a JFIF image is to convert JFIF file to JPG file format. This blog explores various methods to convert JFIF to JPG on your Windows PC.

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How To Convert A JFIF File To A JPG On Windows PC

The good news is that you do need to install third-party software or a separate JFIF to JPG converter to convert JFIF files to JPG. This can be done with preinstalled Windows apps like Windows Paint and Windows Photos. We will explain both ways in detail:

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1. Convert JFIF To JPG On Windows Using Paint

Step 1: Navigate to the JFIF file using Windows File Explorer.

Step 2: Right-Click on the JFIF file and choose Open With followed by Paint in the context menu.

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Step 3: The Paint application will now open on your PC with the JFIF image loaded within the app interface.

Step 4: Next, click on the File tab in the top-left corner and a drop-down menu will appear.

Step 5: Click on Save As and then select JPEG from the listed image formats.

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Note: JPG and JPEG are exactly the same formats. 

Step 6: Select the location where you want to save the JPG image and provide a name for the newly converted image.

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Step 7:Click on the Save button and you will have successfully converted a JFIF file to a JPG file.

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2. Convert JFIF To JPG On Windows Using Photos

Step 1: Use Windows File Explorer to locate the JFIF file.

Step 2: Right-click on the JFIF file and select Open With from the context menu, then select Photos.

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Step 3: The Photos application will now launch on your computer and load the JFIF image on its interface.

Step 4: Click on three horizontal dots located at the top center of the screen and click on Save As option from the drop-down menu.

Step 5: The Save As dialog box will now open. Choose the location where you wish to save the image.

Step 6: Next, enter the file name.

Step 7: Most importantly, click on the drop-down arrow labeled as Save As Type and select the format you wish to save the image file as. In this case, we will choose JPG.

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Step 8: Finally click on the Save button and you have now successfully converted your JFIF to JPG on Windows PC.

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Bonus Tip: Convert JFIF To JPG Online

Although rare, there can be a possibility that you do not have Paint or Photos on your PC. And if you do have these applications on your PC, chances they might not launch or display an error image. In this case, you would be thrilled to know that there is another option for converting JFIF to JPG online. You will have to upload your image on a webpage and use the web app to convert the JFIF file to a JPG file.

Note: Most online converters assure users’ privacy and claim that they remove the uploaded image from servers within 15 minutes of upload. However, there is no way to check if this is true. We suggest you use this method only if the JFIF image you wish to convert is not important or if you can risk sharing it on the world wide web.

There are three major online image conversion websites. You may choose anyone you please.

  1. Convertio.
  2. FreeConvert.
  3. CloudConvert.

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The process of converting JFIF to JPG online is similar on all websites. We have demonstrated the process using Convertio.

Step 1: Open the Convertio website in any browser.

Step 2: Click on Choose Files button in the center of the screen.

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Step 3: The Windows File Explorer will now open. Locate your JFIF file, select it and click on Open.

Step 4: Next, click on the Convert button.

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Step 5: Finally, you will find a Download button next to your image name. Click on it and the JPG file will be downloaded to your default downloads folder. 

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The Final Word On How To Convert A JFIF File To A JPG On Windows PC

I hope you now know three different methods to convert a JFIF file to JPG on Windows PC. It is an easy process and does not require a specialized JFIF to JPG converter.  Share this knowledge with others and please let us know in the comments below if you have any questions or recommendations. We would be delighted to provide you with a resolution. We frequently publish advice, tricks, and solutions to common tech-related problems. You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Flipboard, and Pinterest

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