A par2 file extension is related to the QuickPar and used for its data recovery volumes.

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PAR2 file extension - PAR2 recovery volume

What is par2 file? How to open par2 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The par2 file extension is related to QuickPar data recovery application for Microsoft Windows operating system used to create recovery parity volumes.

The par2 file contains recovery volume created by QuickPar.

The default software associated to open par2 file:

QuickPar icon

QuickPar  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Peter B. Clements

QuickPar is a free utility for creating Parity Volumes (PAR version 2.0 and PAR2) using the Reed Solomon algorithm and for verifying and repairing files that are corrupt or disnamed. Creating PAR2 files, it can create split versions of the source files, split into sizes (exact multiples of the block size).

Help how to open:

Use QuickPar to open *.par2 recovery volumes.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .par2 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 par2 file, edit par2 file, convert par2 file, view par2 file, play par2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 par2 files.

Software that open par2 file - PAR2 recovery volume

Programs supporting the exension par2 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about QuickPar for open par2 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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