PeaZip free bz2 files
utility offers full read /
write support (compressor, and extractor / opener) for BZ2
through the Open Source components from 7-Zip and p7zip projects
under LGPL license, as PeaZip) to offer the same GUI
browse, and extract .bz2 files under Windows
and Linux operating systems.
BZ2 format does not support encryption (files of this type cannot be
Manage TAR.BZ2 files
Chaining Bzip2 compression after TAR archiving triggers solid
compression: the entire input is treated as a whole in order
to attain generally better compression performances that treating each
input file separately.
to BZ2 format
compression accepts a
single file as input,
otherwise (to add multiple files and directories) use "TAR before"
option to consolidate input in a single TAR package before proceeding
with compression stage with BZip2 algorithm.
From "Advanced" tab, you can
fine-tune compression settings (dictionary size and passes) of the
Read more about how to
compress files (or TAR archives) with BZ2 compression.
convert BZ2 files
procedure using Convert button
extracts and then re-pack input archive files into any write-supported
format (7z, arc, bz2, pea, tar, zip...)
This utility allows to convert any type
supported for reading (ACE, CAB, RAR, TAR, ZIP...) into a new BZ2
file, as well as to
existing BZ2 file into any other write-supported format.
To open BZ2 file
and view its content (a
compresed file in case of plain .bz2 format, a tar archive opening a
TBZ or tar.bz file), open it in
PeaZip with double click if file extension is associated with the
application, or using system context menu "Open as archive" entry,
will attempt to read any user provided file type regardless file
Bzip2 files from the
BZip2 files within PeaZip free archiver
Use context menu entry "Extract..."
extraction screen to set
output path and other options
Select one or more archives and use
entry Extract here or Extract
here (to new folder) for quick extraction with no further
button shows archive
extraction screen providing access to all "unzip" options (set output
path, open output path after extraction, keep or delete original
all to... button activates a
procedure only asking for output path
- Simply drag & drop the compressed
application to the system to decompress it
decompress TBZ files
Synopsis: Free BZip
software for Windows and Linux. Work with PeaZip BZ2 files compressor,
opener, extractor utility. How to create, extract (unzip), open Bzip2
compressed format. How to convert BZ2 files to other archive formats.
Work with TAR archives compressed with BZip2, solid compression.
Topics: compress files
with BZip2, open BZ2 files, extract BZ2 files.
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> Free BZ2 files software: compress, open, extract BZ2 format
Create, open, extract 7Z files
Open and extract ACE files
Create, open, extract ARC files
Create, open, extract Brotli files
Compress, decompress Bzip2 files
Open and extract CAB files
Compress, decompress GZip files
Open and extract DMG, ISO, UDF disk images
Create, open, extract PAQ, LPAQ, ZPAQ files
PEA: Pack Encrypt Authenticate
and extract RAR files
Create, open, extract
TAR, TGZ, TBZ files
Create, open, extract WIM disk images
Create, open, extract ZIP files
Create, open, extract ZIPX files
Create, open, extract