.BZIP2 File Extension
File TypeBzip2 Compressed Archive
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
What is a BZIP2 file?
Compressed archive containing one or more files that have been compressed using the bzip2 compression algorithm; typically reduced to 10-15% of the original file size; bzip2 is a standard file compression program included with many Unix/Linux distributions.
Most Bzip2 files use the .BZ2 file extension.