How to convert JAR to JAD?
You can convert JAR files to JAD format in several ways. The most proven option is to download dedicated software that allows you to convert between the JAR and JAD formats. At the bottom you will find a list of software programs that support JAR and JAD files and can also save them in new file formats.
JAR File Type
A JAR file is an archive file that contains one or more compressed computer files. The JAR file extension is used by Java-based applications to package class libraries, images, sounds, and other resources. A JAR file seems to be a compressed folder containing one or more files. The first thing you need to do after downloading the .JAR file is unzip it. After you unzip it, you will notice that it extracts all the contents of the .JAR into a new folder with the same name as the .JAR.
|Full Name||Java Archive Format|
JAD File Type
The Java Application Descriptor File, or JAD file, is a text file that provides information to the Ant Java application. The file describes and specifies the name, version number, files included in the application, and other information.
|Full Name||Java Application Descriptor Format|
Software, that convert JAR files
The list contains a list of dedicated software for converting JAR and JAD files. The list may also include programs that support JAR files and allow you to save them with different file extensions.
JAR to JAD Converters
- Eclipse for Linux
- Java Development Kit (JDK)