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Details of the .bz file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .bz file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .bz file?
  • What program do I need to open a .bz file?
  • How can the .bz file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .bz?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bz extension?
  • How can I convert .bz files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .bz?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.bz file extension details

BZip Compressed Data

.bz
BZip Compressed Data .bz file icon
Description:
BZ files are files that have been compressed with UNIX BZip tool.
BZ format description not yet available
Category: Archive files
Application: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BZ aliases:
-
BZ related links:
-
BZ related extensions:
LH ARC Compressed Archive

ARJ Compressed Archive

Microsoft Cabinet File

LH ARC Archive

StuffIt Expander Archive

Tape Archive

Gzipped Tape Archive

Compressed File

ZIP Archive

Zoo Compressed Archive

Other types of files may also use the .bz file extension.

.bz file extension error

The .bz file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bs, gz, ba, nz, vz, hz, fz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
Gzip Compressed File
Scifer External Header Archive
NanoZip Compressed Archive
open .bz file

Can't open a .bz file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.bz

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .bz file association, check the FAQ.

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