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.JP2 File Extension

File TypeJPEG 2000 Core Image File

DeveloperJoint Photographic Experts Group
Popularity
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CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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.

More Information

JP2 files are also seen as .JPX files.

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Programs that open JP2 files
Updated 3/7/2014

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