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.JP2 File Extension

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File TypeJPEG 2000 Core Image File

DeveloperJoint Photographic Experts Group
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CategoryRaster Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Compressed bitmap image created using JPEG 2000 Core Coding; incorporates a wavelet compression algorithm instead of Digital Cosine Transform (DCT) compression used by standard JPEG images; can be stored using lossy and lossless compression.

More Information

JP2 files are also seen as .JPX files.

Program(s) that open .JP2 files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
ACD Systems Canvas 15
ACD Systems ACDSee 18
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
Corel PaintShop Pro X8
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Mac OS X LogoMac
Apple Safari
Apple Preview
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
Lemkesoft GraphicConverter
Snap Converter
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
MacPhun ColorStrokes
Linux LogoLinux
Mozilla Firefox
Updated 3/7/2014