Files with zip2 extension are compressed archives created in Stuffit Deluxe programs. Similar to standard ZIP.

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ZIP2 file extension - StuffIt archive

What is zip2 file? How to open zip2 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The zipP2 file extension is related to Stuffit Deluxe compressed archives.

The ZIP2 format is designed to make it easy to handle multi-file spanning archives.

These zip2 files are smaller than the equivalent ZIP files even though both use the same compression algorithm.

The default software associated to open zip2 file:

StuffIt Deluxe icon

Smith Micro Software, Inc. logoStuffIt Deluxe  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Smith Micro Software, Inc.

StuffIt Deluxe is commercial compression utility, that supports about 25 archive formats such as ZIP, GZIP, SIT etc.. StuffIt has also integrated own SIF StuffIt Image Format used to compress picture images. StuffIt Deluxe is available for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.

StuffIt Deluxe for Mac icon

Smith Micro Software, Inc. logoStuffIt Deluxe for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Smith Micro Software, Inc.

StuffIt Deluxe for Mac is utility used to backup, share, archive, encrypt and shrink photos, music, and other documents. It supports variety of archive and compression file formats.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .zip2 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.

Related links:

Zip2 file format specification

List of software applications associated to the .zip2 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 zip2 file, edit zip2 file, convert zip2 file, view zip2 file, play zip2 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 zip2 files.

Software that open zip2 file - StuffIt archive

Programs supporting the exension zip2 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open zip2 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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