How to open .bz2 file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .bz2 file. The full name of the file is Bzip2 Compressed File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Julian Seward.

.bz2 file extension (Bzip2 Compressed File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Compressed Files Julian Seward Bzip2 Compressed File
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Programs using this file extension: .bz2
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Corel WinZip 16.5
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • WinRAR
  • PeaZip
  • 7-Zip
MAC OS
MAC
  • Apple Archive Utility
  • Corel WinZip Mac Edition 2
  • Dare to be Creative Archiver
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2011
  • The Unarchiver
  • bzip2
Linux
Linux
  • bzip2


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