An ext2 file extension is related to the Linux operating system and used for files related to Linux second extended file system.

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Software that open ext2 file

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EXT2 file extension - Linux second extended file system

What is ext2 file? How to open ext2 files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The ext2 file extension is associated with Linux operating system and other Unix based operating systems that support ext2 file system for hard drives and flash disks.

The ext2 file stores various data for internal purposes of ext2 file system. It was replaced by ext3 and ext4.

The default software associated to open ext2 file:

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Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Help how to open:

You cannot open this file type manually, it is accessed by the system automatically.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .ext2 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 ext2 file, edit ext2 file, convert ext2 file, view ext2 file, play ext2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting ext2 files.

Programs that can create ext2 file - Linux second extended file system

Programs supporting the exension ext2 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Linux operating systems for create ext2 file action.

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