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stu161204
23-05-2005, 06:05 PM
Hello

Can some one tell me how I can extract bz2 files? Does Win Zip support it or would win rar support it?

Also Does bz2 compass files better then GZ?

Speedy Gonzales
23-05-2005, 06:27 PM
I think Winzip extracts bz2 files. I dont use it anymore. I use Powerarchiver, which does most formats, including zip and rar.

4bes
23-05-2005, 06:28 PM
Have a look at these (http://www.freeware-guide.com/dir/util/filecomp.html)

ILikeLinux
23-05-2005, 08:43 PM
IIRC winrar does extract bz2 tarballs.

stu161204
11-10-2005, 10:27 PM
Thank you every for your replies, Just what I was after :)

Chilling_Silence
12-10-2005, 09:03 PM
Yes, by-and-large it does compress better than .gz

Almost all free (Shareware incl) compress/extractor apps will do .tar .gz .bz2 .7z etc etc

Just pick whatever you like most and chances are it will :)