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BZ2 file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .bz2 file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .bz2 file?
  • What program do I need to open a .bz2 file?
  • How can the .bz2 file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .bz2 files to another format?

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

✅ BZip2 Compressed Data

BZip2 Compressed Data .bz2 file icon
The BZ2 file is a BZip2 Compressed Data. BZip2 is a free and open-source file compression program that uses the Burrows–Wheeler algorithm.
Category: Archive files
Application: BZip2
Mime-type: application/x-bzip2
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BZ2 aliases:
bzip2, bzp2
BZ2 related links:
BZ2 related extensions:
LH ARC Compressed Archive

ARJ Compressed Archive

Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File

LHarc Compressed Archive

StuffIt Expander Archive

Tape Archive

Unix Gzipped TAR Archive

Compressed File

ZIP Archive

Zoo Compressed Archive

✅ ZPoC User List

ZPoC User List .bz2 file icon
The BZ2 file is a ZPoC User List. ZPoC is a christian music only file sharing client with chat.
BZ2 format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: ZPoC
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BZ2 aliases:
BZ2 related links:
BZ2 related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .bz2 file extension.

🚫 The .bz2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

b2, ba2, bs2, bz, bzw, bzz, fz2, gz2, z2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

BZFlag World
Bethesda Softworks Archive
VTrain Box Data
BuzzBundle Settings Data
B.O.U.T. Evolution Low-res Texture Data
VTrain Vocabulary Trainer Data
JB BAHN Zoom2 Graphics
Fallout 4 Game Archive
Z-machine Z-code File
Unknown GZ2 File

🔴 Can't open a .bz2 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:


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 .bz2 file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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