Bzip2

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File Format
Name bzip2
Ontology
Extension(s) .bz2
MIME Type(s) application/x-bzip2
PRONOM x-fmt/268
Released 1997

bzip2 is a data compression algorithm and compressed file format.

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Files begin with bytes 42 5A 68 ?? 31 41 59 26 53 59.

Note that part of the signature is a BCD representation of the digits of π.

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