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.BZIP2 File Extension

File TypeBzip2 Compressed Archive

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CategoryCompressed Files

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.

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Most Bzip2 files use the .BZ2 file extension.

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Programs that open BZIP2 files
Updated 7/2/2018

About BZIP2 Files

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