Files with TBZ2 extension are compressed archives that combine both BZIP and TAR compression. Typically found on Linux/Unix systems.

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TBZ2 file - BZIP/TAR Compressed archive file

What is tbz2 file? How to open tbz2 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The TBZ file extension is sometimes  used for archiving data on Unix systems and for exchanging files on the internet. Binary format. Compresses data using a combination of the Burrows-Wheeler transform and Huffman entropy coding. Stores a single file. Typically used in combination with TAR. Developed and maintained by Julian Seward.

Help how to open:

Use any file archivers with BZIP and TAR support.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .tbz2 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 software applications associated to the .tbz2 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 tbz2 file, edit tbz2 file, convert tbz2 file, view tbz2 file, play tbz2 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting tbz2 files.

  • Open tbz2 file
  • Extract tbz2 file

Software that open tbz2 file - BZIP/TAR Compressed archive file

Programs supporting the exension tbz2 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open tbz2 file action.

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