.BZ2 File Overview

File Extension: BZ2
File Type Description: Bzip2 Compressed File
File Type Developer: Julian Seward
Primary Associated Software: 7-Zip
Primary Software Developer: Igor Pavlov

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What is File Extension BZ2?

Winrar developed the Bzip2 Compressed File file type when the RARLAB RAR was initially released. Visitor data analysis shows that these Bzip2 Compressed File files are typically seen on Windows 10 user machines from Colombia. Google Chrome is their primary internet browser for the bulk of these users.

Associated Developers and Software

Apple Archive Utility by Apple
Corel WinZip Mac 5 by Corel
The Unarchiver by Dag Agren, Circlesoft
Corel WinZip 21 by Corel
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe by Smith Micro Software
bzip2 by Julian Seward
WinRAR by Eugene Roshal
RARLAB RAR by Winrar
PeaZip by Open Source
Incredible Bee Archiver by Incredible Bee Ltd
7-Zip by Igor Pavlov

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Top User Operating Systems

Windows 7 Windows 10 Windows 8.1 Windows XP

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Other File Types Related to BZ2 Files

Extension File Type Developer File Category File Type Description
.XAR Magix Software GmbH Vector Image Files Xara Xtreme Drawing
.S09 Eugene Roshal Compressed Files Split Multi-volume RAR Compressed File
.SPK Atari Corporation Game Files Deer Hunter Map File
.A03 Robert K. Jung Compressed Files Split Multi-volume ARJ Compressed File Archive
.XZ Various Developers Compressed Files XZ Compressed Archive
.SPLIT Incredible Bee Ltd Uncommon Files Archiver Split File
.PAX Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) Consortium Compressed Files PAX Archive
.R80 Eugene Roshal Compressed Files RAR Compressed Files From A Multi-Volume Archive
.HE Humongous Entertainment Game Files Humongous Entertainment Game Resource Archive
.ARC Symantec Corporation Backup Files Norton Backup Archive

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