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.GZ2 File Extension

File TypeMisnamed BZ2 File

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CategoryCompressed Files

What is a GZ2 file?

Compressed file that actually should use the .BZ2 file extension; used on Unix-based systems and mistakenly named with the ".gz2" extension, likely because the user thought it was related to the .GZ format; should be renamed as a ".bz2" file and opened with a bzip2 compatible utility.

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NOTE: GZ2 files may also be seen with the compound .TAR.GZ2 extension.

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Programs that open GZ2 files

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Updated 1/2/2012

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