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JAR

Short for Java Archive, a file format used to bundle all components required by a Java applet. JAR files simplify the downloading of applets since all the components (.class files, images, sounds, etc.) can be packaged into a single file. In addition, JAR supports data compression, which further decreases download times.

By convention, JAR files end with a .jar extension.










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