The Four Best Ways to Open JB2 Files

The first way you should always try to open file extension JB2 is to double-click it, but when that doesn’t work, there are a few other things you can try. There are lots of programs that can open different file extensions, and there are some simple ways you can tell which one to use.

Pick the Right Program

Start by choosing the right program to open your JB2 file. The most common program used to open JB2 files is listed below. At a minimum, this program should be able to open your JB2 file:

  • JBIG2 Bitmap Graphic

Note the File Type

Other programs may be able to open your JB2 file, depending on the type of file it is. You can find the file type listed in the file’s properties. On a Windows PC, right-click the file, click "Properties", then look under “Type of File.” On a Mac computer, right-click the file, click “More Info,” then look under “Kind”.


Tip: If it’s the JB2 file extension, it probably falls under the Raster Image Files type, so any program used for Raster Image Files should open your JB2 file.

Ask the Developer

Contacting the software developer is another easy way to get help opening a JB2 file. You can find the developers for the most common programs used to open JB2 files in the list below.

Software Developer
JBIG2 Bitmap Graphic Windows Programmer

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