.JFI File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .JFI file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

JFI File Recovery

What is a .JFI file?

Compressed bitmap image that uses JPEG compression; may include variations to the standard JPEG format as defined in the JFIF (JPEG File Interchange Format) specification; also seen with the .JFIF extension.

What Are Common Causes of ".JFI" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes for ".JFI" files being lost or experiencing failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete ".JFI" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer system, leading to permanent loss.
  2. Virus or malware attack: Malicious software can infect and corrupt ".JFI" files, making them inaccessible or causing them to fail.
  3. File system errors: Issues with the file system, such as disk errors or corruption, can result in the loss or failure of ".JFI" files.
  4. Hardware failure: Problems with the storage device, such as a hard drive crash or physical damage, can lead to the loss or corruption of ".JFI" files.
  5. Software or application errors: Errors within the software or application used to open or manipulate ".JFI" files can cause them to fail or become unreadable.
  6. Power outage or system shutdown: Unexpected power outages or improper system shutdowns can interrupt the saving or accessing process of ".JFI" files, leading to loss or failure.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidentally formatting the wrong drive or overwriting ".JFI" files, can result in their loss or failure.

It is important to regularly back up ".JFI" files and maintain a reliable data recovery system to minimize the risk of losing important data.

How to recover lost ".JFI" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".JFI" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".JFI" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".JFI" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".JFI" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

Partition Recovery™ 4.9
The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".JFI" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".JFI" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo jPEG File Interchange Image image file file?

Programs that open ".JFI" files

Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Corel PaintShop Pro 2020 Corel PaintShop Pro 2020
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019
Newera Graphics Converter Pro Newera Graphics Converter Pro
XnView MP XnView MP
Other <a href=image viewer"> Other image viewer
Apple Preview Apple Preview
Apple Photos Apple Photos
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
XnView MP XnView MP
Other <a href=image viewer"> Other image viewer
XnView MP XnView MP

Additional Information

  • File type: JPEG File Interchange Image

  • File extension: .JFI

  • Developer: Joint Photographic Experts Group

  • Category: Raster Image Files

  • Format: Binary


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is the purpose of the .JFI format and what type of files does it typically contain?

    The .JFI format is a file extension associated with the "JPEG File Interchange Format." It is primarily used as a temporary file format during the process of transferring files between different applications or platforms.

    The purpose of the .JFI format is to provide a standardized way to exchange JPEG files without any loss of information or quality. It is designed to ensure that the image data remains intact during the transfer, regardless of the software or operating system being used.

    Typically, the .JFI format contains JPEG image files. JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a widely used format for compressing and storing digital images. It is commonly used for photographs, graphics, and other visual content.

  • Are there any specific software or applications that can open and work with .JFI files?

    There is no specific software or application that can open .JFI files. It is possible that .JFI is a file extension associated with a lesser-known or proprietary file format. In such cases, you may need to contact the source or creator of the file to determine the appropriate software or application to use. Alternatively, you can try using a universal file viewer or converter that supports a wide range of file formats.

  • Can the .JFI format be easily converted or exported to other file formats for compatibility with different programs or devices?

    No, the .JFI format is not a commonly used file format and may not be easily converted or exported to other file formats. The ease of conversion or compatibility with different programs or devices depends on the availability of conversion tools or software that support the .JFI format. If such tools or software are not readily available, it may be challenging to convert or export .JFI files to other formats.

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