.BZIP2 File Extension

Developer:
Bzip
File Type:
Bzip2 Compressed Archive
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .bzip2 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bzip2 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bzip2 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BZIP2 file?

Bzip2 file extension has Bzip2 Compressed Archive file type, developed by Bzip, which is associated with the "compressed files" category.

Single file or group of files archived with the Bzip2 compression algorithm. Allows reducing the size of the original file up to 15%. The Bzip2 program is available in many Linux distributions and Unix versions as well. Bzip2-compressed files can also use the .BZ2 extension. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

bzip2 file icon
Developer:
Bzip
File Type:
Bzip2 Compressed Archive
Category:
Compressed Files
Format:
N/A

How to open BZIP2 file?

Double click the bzip2 file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .bzip2 extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the bzip2 extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bzip2 file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BZIP2 files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the bzip2 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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