Information about the .bz2 (bz2) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .bz2 (bz2) file type.

.bz2
Bzip2 compressed file.

.bz2 compressed files are common on Unix systems. This is perhaps because the utility for creating and decompressing them is normally included as standard on most Unix systems.

The following links provide further information related to the .bz2 file extension:

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .bz2 files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .bz2. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.