What is the difference between .keystore and .jks?

mshwfmshwf EGMember ✭✭✭

I've lost the keystore file and requested new one from Google, they send me the instructions to follow to generate the new one so that I can continue uploading with it,
the instructions included this step to generate the key:
keytool -genkeypair -alias upload -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 9125 -keystore keystore.jks

this command line generates a key with .jks extension, but in Visual studio the generated keys via the UI are in the .keystore extension,
are they different?
should I use the keystore instead in Xamarin development?

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