.bz

File Type Bzip Compressed File IconBzip Compressed File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

File archive compressed by Bzip or Bunzip, a file compression utility often included with Unix systems; uses the Burrows-Wheeler compression algorithm combined with Run-Length Encoding (RLE); compresses files more than .GZIP compression, but is not as fast.

Open With
Windows

IconCorel WinZip

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows

IconRARLAB WinRAR

macOS

IconApple Archive Utility

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

IconThe Unarchiver

Unix

Iconbzip2

Updated 2007
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