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How to open a file with .json extension?
File type: Google Gears Manifest File (Google)
Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP
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"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.
What is .json file extension?

Standard data interchange format used for storing simple data structures and objects; uses a lightweight, text-based, human-readable format; originally based on a subset of JavaScript, but is considered a language-independent format, being supported by many different programming APIs.JSON is commonly used in Ajax Web application programming. It is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to XML.While many applications use JSON for data interchange, they may not actually save ".json" files on the hard drive since the data interchange occurs between Internet-connected computers. However, some applications do enable users to save ".json" files. One example is Google+, which uses JSON files for saving Profile data. After logging in, you can choose the "Data liberation" page and select "Download your Profile data."NOTE: Mozilla Firefox saves bookmark backups using JSON files. The files are saved to the Firefox user profile directory within a folder called bookmarkbackups. You can also make manual backups of Firefox bookmarks and import them into a different copy of Firefox. To import, open the bookmark Library, click the import/export button in the top bar, choose Restore ? Choose File..., and then select your JSON backup file.

Windows Desktop Software that can be used to open .json files:
Microsoft Notepad, Microsoft WordPad, Notepad++, Altova XMLSpy, Other Text Editor, Mozilla Firefox.

Mac OS Software that can be used to open .json files:
MacVim, Other Text Editor, Mozilla Firefox, Apple TextEdit, Bare Bones TextWrangler.

Linux Software that can be used to open .json files:
Pico, GNU Emacs, Other Text Editor, Vim, Mozilla Firefox.