JGW file extension

You can open file with JGW using special software abopted to do this. In order to open JGW file download one of the software.

How to open JGW file

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File type:
JPEG World File
Geographic information system (GIS) files

Various GIS programs (for example ESRI ArcGIS Desktop) georeference file that uses a plain text formatting to save the coordinates for a corresponding raster JPG image file. The file is used to reference the location of aerial view maps and may be tiled with other JPEG world image files. JGW files are used to define the scale of the image per pixel and the (X,Y) coordinate of the upper left pixel. The actual geographical area of the image may be rebuilded with this information.

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