Convert RAR to TBZ2 in bulk.
Large RAR files are supported.

Max size: 200 MB per file

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How to convert RAR to TBZ2?

You can convert RAR to TBZ2 with MConverter in three easy steps:
  1. Choose RAR files from your device
    At the top of this page, drag and drop your RARs.
    You can also click to select RAR files using your operating system's file chooser.
    Another method is to press Ctrl+V to paste a RAR file you have copied to clipboard.
  2. Click or tap on TBZ2 from the list of target formats
    Alternatively, you can use the search field to quickly find the format you need, whether it's TBZ2 or something else.
  3. Download your TBZ2 files, after MConverter has finished processing them
    There's an option to automatically download the converted TBZ2 files, so you don't have to press the download icon for each TBZ2.

About the formats

Extension rar
Category Archive/Compression file formats
Developed by Eugene Roshal
Mime type application/vnd.rar


RAR files are archives with one or more compressed files inside. Typically, the RAR compression algorithm produces smaller files when compared to ZIP, as it offers a higher lossless compression ratio.
Extension tbz2
Alternative extension tar.bz2
Category Archive/Compression file formats
Developed by Julian Seward
Mime type application/x-bzip2


Similarly to TGZ, TBZ2 (or .tar.bz2) files are often found on Linux systems. TBZ2 is a tarball with bzip2 compression, using the Burrows-Wheeler algorithm.

Common questions about converting RAR to TBZ2

Can I convert RAR to TBZ2 in bulk?

Yes, MConverter supports batch converting of multiple RARs to TBZ2's simultaneously. You can even drag and drop folders containing RARs to convert to TBZ2.
Pasting RAR files and folders copied in the clipboard also works: use Ctrl+V.

Can I convert a RAR file to TBZ2, if its size is 1 GB?

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

Is converting RARs to TBZ2 safe with MConverter?

Yes, we encrypt your connection using industry standards. Plus, your RAR files are only accessible by you. 24 hours after the conversion completes, they are automatically deleted from MConverter’s servers. You can also delete your RARs and other converted files immediately after finishing the conversion by clicking the bin icon.
Join others who have trusted us to convert over 2,194,031 files so far.

How long does it take to convert RAR to TBZ2?

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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