Files with 2 extension are used by the Unix operating system. They store some document data.

There are 5 other file types using
the 2 file extension!

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empty icon.2 - GNU Screen log

empty icon.2 - Setup Factory 6.0 setup launcher data

empty icon.2 - Super Nintendo split ROM image

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2 file extension - Unformatted manual page (Roff/nroff/troff/groff) file

What is 2 file? How to open 2 files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The 2 file extension is associated with the Unix operating system Roff text formatting program and with its other variants nroff, troff, groff. The .2 file contains unformatted manual page created in the Roff.

The default software associated to open 2 file:

Unix icon

The Open Group logoUnix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
The Open Group

A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms, the first version of UNIX was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.

Help how to open:

Use Roff to open .2 manual page files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .2 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .2 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open 2 file, edit 2 file, convert 2 file, view 2 file, play 2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with 2 file - Unformatted manual page (Roff/nroff/troff/groff) file

Click on the software link for more information about Unix. Unix uses 2 file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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