Files with jp2 suffix can be typically found as pictures or digital photos saved in special JPEG 2000 image format.

There is one other file type using
the JP2 file extension!

jp2 file icon.jp2 - Jeoparty II presentation file

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JP2 file extension - JPEG 2000 (ISO 15444-1) picture

What is jp2 file? How to open jp2 files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

jp2 file icon: jp2 filetype icon

File extension jp2 is best known to be associated with the JPEG 2000, an image compression format based on the wavelet technology. The format itself is defined by several standards (parts), from the basic coding system, to support of other various aspects.

JPEG 2000 is more sophisticated image format than JPEG. It offers superior compression performance and compared to JPEG fully supports transparency and alpha planes.

JPEG 2000 images (.jp2 files) typically that contain only the first standard (PART 1) of the file format. This part is patent-free and hence can be used by anyone and is usually supported by most graphic editors and viewers. PART 1 is also known as the ISO/IEC 15444-1.

MIME: image/jp2

The default software associated to jp2 file type:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logo XnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

XnView MP is the enhanced version of XnView Classic. It is a free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS.

Help how to open JP2 files:

Nowadays most viewers and graphical editors can view the *.jp2 files.

How to convert file with extension JP2:

Viewers or editors that are able to open the .jp2 files typically also have the means to save or export them another image file format.

Find conversions from jp2 file:

jp2 to bmp

jp2 to jpeg

jp2 to jpg

jp2 to odg

jp2 to pdf

jp2 to png

jp2 to tiff

Find converter to jp2 file type:

bmp to jp2

emz to jp2

jpg to jp2

nef to jp2

odg to jp2

psb to jp2

sid to jp2

File identification strings:

HEX code: 00 00 00 0C 6A 50 20 20 0D 0A 87 0A 00 00 00 14 66
ASCII code: jP ftypjp2

Related links:

JPEG2000 Standard website

List of software applications associated to the .jp2 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open jp2 file, edit jp2 file, convert jp2 file, view jp2 file, play jp2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 of the jp2 files.

  • Open jp2 file
  • Save jp2 file
  • Edit jp2 file
  • View jp2 file
  • Convert jp2 file
  • Create jp2 file
  • Import jp2 file
  • Export jp2 file
  • Print jp2 file

Software that open jp2 file - JPEG 2000 (ISO 15444-1) picture

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