.JB2 File Extension

Joint Bi-level Image Group
File Type:
JBIG2 Image

Having trouble opening .jb2 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what jb2 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open jb2 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a JB2 file?

Jb2 file extension has JBIG2 Image file type, developed by Joint Bi-level Image Group, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

These are monochrome images saved in the JBIG2 format. They contain black and white pixel in lossy\lossless format 1-bit in size. JB2 files have three segmented areas: text, halftone images, and generic area. This structure allows the JBIG2 algorithm to achieve most optimized compression for each area of the image. The JBIG2 format is a successor of the older .JBIG format.

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

jb2 file icon
Joint Bi-level Image Group
File Type:
JBIG2 Image
Raster Image Files

How to open JB2 file?

Double click the jb2 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 .jb2 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 jb2 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 jb2 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 JB2 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 jb2 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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