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Details of extension .ext2

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ext2 file?
  • Which program can create the .ext2 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ext2 format?
  • What can convert .ext2 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ext2 extension?
EXT2 Filesystem Image .ext2 file icon

EXT2 Filesystem Image

EXT2 file is an EXT2 Filesystem Image. The ext2 or second extended filesystem is a file system for the Linux kernel.
Detailed description not available
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Linux Kernel
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
EXT3 Filesystem Image
EXT4 Filesystem Image
UBI Filesystem Image
exFAT Filesystem Image

Other types of files may also use the .ext2 file extension. If you have helpful information about .ext2 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture Data
ParaView EX2 Mesh Data
Visual Studio .NET DB Project Extended Properties
WinBatch Studio Extender Settings
Extron PCS Configuration Backup

The .ext2 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ex2 (1), ext (1), extz (1)

Can't open a .ext2 file?

If you want to open a .ext2 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ext2 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ext2

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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