The File Extensions Database


.JPG2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Joint Photographic Experts Group
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .JPG2 file?

.JPG2 is JPEG 2000 Image

Compressed bitmap image created using the JPEG 2000 standard, which incorporates a wavelet compression algorithm to compress images better than the standard JPEG format; more commonly seen with the .JP2 and .JPX file extensions.

Programs that open JPEG 2000 Image
Windows
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018
IrfanView
XnViewMP
Mac
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
XnViewMP
Linux
XnViewMP

How to solve problems with JPG2 files

  • Associate the JPG2 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any JPG2 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.JPG2 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the JPG2 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .JPG2 is JPEG 2000 Image. Because only the current version supports the latest JPG2 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Joint Photographic Experts Group manufacturer website after an available .JPG2 is JPEG 2000 Image update.
  • To make sure that your JPG2 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.