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.BZIP File Extension

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File TypeBzip Compressed Archive
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CategoryCompressed Files
File Format Description

File archive compressed with Bzip, a file compression tool included with some Unix systems; combines Run-Length Encoding (RLE) with the Burrows-Wheeler compression algorithm; slower than .GZIP compression, but compresses files more.

NOTE: Bzip has been replaced by the newer Bzip2 compression algorithm. Bzip2 files typically have a .BZ2 or .BZIP2 file extension.

Program(s) that open .BZIP files
Mac OS X Logo
Mac OS
Apple Archive Utility Icon Apple Archive Utility
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Mac Icon Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2011
Linux Logo
Linux
Icon bzip
Icon bunzip
Updated 11/29/2008