What is a .JNLP File – How to Open JNLP Format – Programs

File type: Java Web Start


What is

JNLP stands for Java Networking Launching Protocol and is a special file which is in an XML format.

This is used for launching as well as managing java applications of programs from the web browser itself.

These files are used specifically for stand alone applications and not for Java applets.

They are used to run or execute these applications over a network from within the browser using the Java Web Start.

Detailed information 

Category: Data File.
File format: Proprietary.
Open with Windows: Java Web Start or a supporting Web browser
Open with Linux: Java Web Start or a supporting Web browser