.BZIP File Extension

.BZIP File Extension

File Type

Bzip Compressed Archive

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What is a BZIP file?

File archive compressed with Bzip, a file compression tool included with some Unix systems; combines Run-Length Encoding (RLE) with the Burrows-Wheeler compression algorithm; slower than .GZIP compression, but compresses files more.

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NOTE: Bzip has been replaced by the newer Bzip2 compression algorithm. Bzip2 files typically have a .BZ2 or .BZIP2 file extension.

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Programs that open BZIP files

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Linux
bzip
bunzip
Updated August 6, 2020

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