Open jp2 file

jp2 file icon Did your computer fail to open jp2 file? We explain what jp2 files are and recommend software that we know can open your jp2 files.

What is jp2 file?

Files with jp2 file extension can be typically found as pictures or digital photos saved in special JPEG 2000 image format.

jp2 file description

The jp2 file extension is best known to be associated with the JPEG 2000, an image compression format based on the wavelet technology. The format itself is defined by several standards (parts), from the basic coding system, to support of other various aspects.

JPEG 2000 is more sophisticated image format than JPEG. It offers superior compression performance and compared to JPEG fully supports transparency and alpha planes.

JPEG 2000 images (.jp2 files) typically that contain only the first standard (PART 1) of the file format. This part is patent-free and hence can be used by anyone and is usually supported by most graphic editors and viewers. PART 1 is also known as the ISO/IEC 15444-1.

MIME types:
image/jp2

Software that will open jp2 file

XnView MP

A popular utility for viewing and converting graphic files

Other jp2 file extensions

jp2 - Jeoparty II presentation file

Files with jp2 extension might also be found as presentations from Jeoparty II program.



What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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