File Extension Library

.PAR2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Parchive
  • Category: Compressed Files

What are .PAR2 files and how to open them?

Can't open .PAR2 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PAR2 file.

What is a .PAR2 file extension?

.PAR2 file extension is created by Parchive. .PAR2 has been classified as Compressed Files.

.PAR2 is Parchive 2 Index File

Index file that contains a group of parity volumes in a Parchive 2 (PAR2) archive; may be used to recover a file archive when one of the files in the archive is lost.

The .PAR extension is used for files created with Parchive version 1.

List of all softwares that can open the Parchive 2 Index File

How to fix problems with .PAR2 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PAR2 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PAR2 file format
  2. You need to check the .PAR2 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)