.JBIG2 File Extension

Joint Bi-level Image Group
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Having trouble opening .jbig2 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what jbig2 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open jbig2 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a JBIG2 file?

Jbig2 file extension has JBIG2 file type, developed by Joint Bi-level Image Group, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

This is a monochrome image in the Joint Bi-level Image Group 2 format. JBIG2 files contain an image only black and white colors with just one bit per one pixel. JBIG2 files can be in the lossy or lossless format. They are usually used for faxes and saving scanned images. The JBIG2 format has replaced the older .JBIG format. JBIG2 images can also have the .JB2 extension.  

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

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Joint Bi-level Image Group
File Type:
Raster Image Files

How to open JBIG2 file?

Double click the jbig2 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 .jbig2 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 jbig2 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 jbig2 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 JBIG2 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 jbig2 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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