Batch convert from BZ2 to other formats.
Decompress large files with BZ2 compression.

Max size: 200 MB per file

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What is BZ2?

Extension bz2
Category Archive/Compression file formats
Developed by Julian Seward
Mime type application/x-bzip2


BZ2 is a file compressed with the Burrows-Wheeler algorithm and may use Run-Length Encoding (RLE) for high levels of compression.

Common questions about BZ2 conversions

How to open a BZ2 file?

If you don't know how to view a BZ2 file, you can convert it to another format you already recognize. You can use MConverter for the conversion.

Can I convert BZ2 files in bulk?

Yes, MConverter supports batch converting of multiple BZ2 files at once. You can even drag and drop folders containing BZ2's.
Pasting BZ2 files and folders copied in the clipboard also works: use Ctrl+V.

Can I convert a BZ2 file, if its size is 1 GB?

Yes, with MConverter Premium you can convert big BZ2's, up to 1 gigabyte each.
The free version lets you convert files up to 200 MB. If you need to convert BZ2 files over 200 megabytes, try MConverter Premium.

Is converting BZ2's safe with MConverter?

Yes, we encrypt your connection using industry standards. Plus, your BZ2 files are only accessible by you. 4 hours after the conversion completes, they are automatically deleted from MConverter’s servers. You can also delete your BZ2's and other converted files immediately after finishing the conversion by clicking the bin icon.
Join others who have trusted us to convert over 3,047,767 files so far.

How long does it take to convert BZ2?

For most archive files, the wait is often less than a minute. However, MConverter also supports converting larger archive files, meaning that it could take a while (up to over an hour, for example).

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