.JP2 File Extension
File TypeJPEG 2000 Core Image File
|Developer||Joint Photographic Experts Group|
|Category||Raster Image Files|
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
What is a JP2 file?
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.
JP2 files are also seen as .JPX files.