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Details of extension .bzip

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bzip file?
  • Which program can create the .bzip file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bzip format?
  • What can convert .bzip files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bzip extension?
BZip Compressed Data .bz file icon

BZip Compressed Data

BZ file is a BZip Compressed Data. BZ files are files that have been compressed with UNIX BZip tool.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: BZip
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
LH ARC Compressed Archive
ARJ Compressed Archive
Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File
LH ARC Archive
StuffIt Expander Archive
Tape Archive
Gzipped Tape Archive
Compressed File
ZIP Archive

Other types of files may also use the .bzip file extension. If you have helpful information about .bzip extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .bzip filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bip (63), bzp (9), bzi (7), zip (3), fzip (1)

Can't open a .bzip file?

If you want to open a .bzip file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .bzip association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bzip

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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