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Cant Open .jar files!

When I try and open a .jar file, it would just open with archive utilities. I don't know why this happens but for some reason, the jar files think they are .zip files. I need to open .jar files for the future and they are just being .zip files. I also have the latest version of java. I tried right clicking it and opening it with something else but that doesn't help. I also don't know what to open the .jar files with instead of Archive Utility which is set to default on every jar file. I also tried restarting my computer.

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A .jar file is simply a .zip file.

You can

a) rename .jar to .zip or add .zip after the .jar, and the Archive utility will unzip it.

b) open a terminal and type 'unzip <file name>.

There is no reason to restart the computer.

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Or if you want to make it easy just go to the app store and install Extractor by Fiplab makes life so much easier.

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