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.BZIP2 File Extension

File TypeBzip2 Compressed Archive

DeveloperBzip
Popularity
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CategoryCompressed Files
FormatN/A

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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.

More Information

Most Bzip2 files use the .BZ2 file extension.

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Programs that open BZIP2 files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
WinRAR 5
bzip2
Mac
Apple Archive Utility
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
The Unarchiver
Linux
bzip2
bunzip2
Android
File Viewer for Android
RARLAB RAR
Updated 1/29/2016

About the file extension bzip2

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